SALTEX preview: Trilo

SALTEX preview: Trilo Updated

🕔05:36, 17.Oct 2018

Trilo will be showcasing its range of products for grass and debris management for sports fields and green spaces at this year’s SALTEX.

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SALTEX preview: Price Turfcare

SALTEX preview: Price Turfcare Updated

🕔19:59, 16.Oct 2018

Price Turfcare, the UK and Ireland distributor of the Ventrac multi-implement compact tractor and Ryan turf maintenance equipment, is returning to SALTEX.

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Greenkeepers Training Committee updates educational materials

Greenkeepers Training Committee updates educational materials Updated

🕔20:08, 15.Oct 2018

The Greenkeepers Training Committee has released a revised set of best practice learning materials for all levels of student greenkeepers. The 327-page publication is available to purchase in digital format.

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Preview of SALTEX 2018

Preview of SALTEX 2018 Updated

🕔13:31, 14.Oct 2018

This year’s SALTEX event at The NEC will include, for the first time, an ‘Innovation Hub’, featuring the latest groundscare innovations from robotics to pesticide alternatives, plus an insight into research and trial work findings.

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SALTEX preview: Dennis and SISIS

SALTEX preview: Dennis and SISIS Updated

🕔06:49, 13.Oct 2018

The joint stand of Dennis and SISIS at SALTEX will feature a vast array of golf course turf maintenance equipment.

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SALTEX preview: Rigby Taylor

SALTEX preview: Rigby Taylor Updated

🕔06:57, 12.Oct 2018

Rigby Taylor will be announcing a number of exciting new product launches at SALTEX – to be viewed both on the stand and in the outside demonstration area.

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Meet the golf course manager: Rob Ransome

Meet the golf course manager: Rob Ransome Updated

🕔20:04, 11.Oct 2018

The course manager of Eaton Golf Club in Norfolk talks about how the thatch removal programme his team has implemented has led to increased consistency in the greens.

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Dennis combination gets results at St Albans

Dennis combination gets results at St Albans Updated

🕔04:59, 11.Oct 2018

Ian Smith, turf consultant for St Albans School, Woollam Trust Playing Fields, has reported excellent results from using the combination of a Dennis G860 cassette system and a Dennis Razor fine turf mower on the cricket pitches.

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Turf roller mower review: The Wessex CRX-320

Turf roller mower review: The Wessex CRX-320 Updated

🕔05:51, 10.Oct 2018

The machine that’s been described as the most nimble, smooth, ground hugging Wessex machine to date.

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Product review: The SISIS Flexibrush tractor mounted brush

Product review: The SISIS Flexibrush tractor mounted brush Updated

🕔20:41, 9.Oct 2018

Ideal for regular brushing over large areas, the wide working width of the brush consists of three sections with angled brushes that will help brush away dew, drying the sward and reduce the risk of disease.

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Perennial workers walk across Great Wall of China

Perennial workers walk across Great Wall of China Updated

🕔21:55, 8.Oct 2018

Two members of Perennial, the charity that supports people in horticulture, have been walking across the Great Wall of China to raise funds.

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Registration opens for largest-ever event as BTME

Registration opens for largest-ever event as BTME Updated

🕔00:01, 8.Oct 2018

Registration has opened for BIGGA’s largest-ever BTME and Continue to Learn event, which will take place in January 2019.

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SISIS key to cricket maintenance at Merchant Taylors’

SISIS key to cricket maintenance at Merchant Taylors’ Updated

🕔05:14, 7.Oct 2018

Merchant Taylors’ has recently purchased a range of SISIS equipment to help maintain the top class cricket facilities on offer at the prestigious school in Middlesex.

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Minimal woodland management across 7 Fife golf courses comes to an end

Minimal woodland management across 7 Fife golf courses comes to an end Updated

🕔06:54, 6.Oct 2018

Nearly 20 years of minimal woodland management across several golf courses in Scotland has come to an end thanks to the Fife Golf Trust and its purchase of a GreenMech QuadTrak chipper and trailer.

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Anglo-Portugese alliance bears fruit for one young greenkeeper

Anglo-Portugese alliance bears fruit for one young greenkeeper Updated

🕔06:01, 5.Oct 2018

Twenty-three-year-old Portuguese national, Henrique Ferreira, has spent just several months at The London Golf Club. “The biggest difference I have found between greenkeeping here and at home is the aeration programme,” he reports.

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Ipswich Golf Club signs new deal with Ransomes Jacobsen

Ipswich Golf Club signs new deal with Ransomes Jacobsen Updated

🕔20:00, 4.Oct 2018

Ipswich Golf Club has signed a fourth five-year exclusive supplier agreement with turf equipment manufacturer, Ransomes Jacobsen. Local dealer, Bartram mowers, supplies the machinery at Ipswich Golf Club.

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Rigby Taylor signs 3-year amenity deal with Framlingham College

Rigby Taylor signs 3-year amenity deal with Framlingham College Updated

🕔05:12, 4.Oct 2018

Clive Liddiard, from Framlingham College in Suffolk, has signed a three-year preferred supplier deal with Rigby Taylor for all the amenity supplies that he and his team of eight groundsmen will need.

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Nelson Golf Club: ‘We can aerate without golfers noticing’

Nelson Golf Club: ‘We can aerate without golfers noticing’ Updated

🕔07:32, 3.Oct 2018

Head greenkeeper Gary McKie, at Nelson Golf Club in Lancashire, had a very specific reason for choosing a Wiedenmann Terra Spike GXi8 HD this April.

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Dudsbury Golf Club’s five-year programme to rebuild all its bunkers

Dudsbury Golf Club’s five-year programme to rebuild all its bunkers Updated

🕔19:19, 2.Oct 2018

Dudsbury Golf Club, in the Ferndown area of Bournemouth, is in the middle of a five year programme to rebuild all of its bunkers using the EcoBunker artificial edging solution.

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Accountant who switched to greenkeeping aged 42 wins 2018 award

Accountant who switched to greenkeeping aged 42 wins 2018 award Updated

🕔09:37, 1.Oct 2018

A man who decided to give up a career in both accountancy and mortgage brokerage in his 40s to become a greenkeeper has won the SRUC Elmwood’s annual John Deere HNC Student of the Year Award.

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