Issue Number 7 (page 1)

Stephen Edwards

With rivers and groundwater supplies severely depleted in the South of England and hosepipe and sprinkler bans hitting millions of homes, Britain’s turf...

in Industry News - on 26/8/06

Women in Turfcare

IF the current membership mix of The British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association (BIGGA) is any gauge, few women are making the turf industry...

in Industry News - on 22/8/06

The Balmer Dynasty

On a recent visit to Gloucester I got lost, not for the first time I hasten to add. I was on my way to meet up with Gareth Balmer at Gloucester Rugby....

in Rugby - on 19/8/06

Third generation artificial football surfaces – maintenance understandings revealed!

Artificial football

Alternative surfaces used for football have been around for at least forty years. The first surfaces were little more than a carpet consisting of a plastic...

in Industry News - on 15/8/06

Cutting the cloth to fit

Cutting the cloth to fit

For all grass sports the end of season renovation work is of paramount importance in preparing the surface for the rigours of the following seasons play.At...

in Football - on 7/8/06

The Full Motty

The Full Motty

The Adams and Stewart soil binding test (ASSB) or Motty test as it is commonly known is still a very good method for measuring soil strength. Particularly...

in Training & Education - on 27/7/06

Sustainable golf at Delamere Forest

There has been lot of debate recently about sustainable golf. At this year’s Harrogate Show there were two days dedicated to the issue with guest speakers...

in Golf - on 22/7/06

Water resources for sports turf: passing the Environmental MOT

Environmental MOT

Changes in the way the Environment Agency assess time-limited licenses will impact on all sports facilities dependant on direct abstraction for irrigation....

in Training & Education - on 8/7/06