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‘Maintaining healthy rhizosphere conditions is key after warm winter’

‘Maintaining healthy rhizosphere conditions is key after warm winter’ Updated

🕔23:39, 14.Mar 2017

With this year’s wet and warm winter weather creating the perfect conditions for turf diseases such as fusarium, snow mould and anthracnose to thrive, maintaining healthy rhizosphere conditions is the first step in preventing infections from detracting from turf performance

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Woodchipping scheme raises £6k for care charity

Woodchipping scheme raises £6k for care charity Updated

🕔05:41, 13.Mar 2017

A Christmas tree ‘chipping’ scheme raised over £6K for a worthy cause, helped by a GreenMech QuadChip 160. Dorothy House, a charity providing care and support to people with life-limiting illnesses, recently teamed up with horticultural students from Wiltshire College

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Record number of exhibitors rebook for SALTEX 2017

Record number of exhibitors rebook for SALTEX 2017 Updated

🕔22:29, 12.Mar 2017

The organisers of SALTEX 2016, have reported that a record number of exhibitors have already rebooked for the 2017 event. SALTEX accumulated more than 50 additional exhibitors during the loyalty re-booking period in January 2017, compared with the same month

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Trilo to hold demonstration day on April 5

Trilo to hold demonstration day on April 5 Updated

🕔06:14, 11.Mar 2017

Hot on the heels of Ernest Doe being selected as a main distributor for Trilo products in the UK, they intend to hold a field demo day. A ‘free to attend’ event is scheduled for Wednesday 5th April 2017 at

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Ransomes Jacobsen celebrates 185 years of mower manufacturing

Ransomes Jacobsen celebrates 185 years of mower manufacturing Updated

🕔05:58, 10.Mar 2017

The year 2017 sees a major milestone in the groundscare industry with Ransomes Jacobsen celebrating its 185th anniversary of mower production at Ipswich. Edwin Budding’s historic lawnmower design was patented in 1830, and JR & A Ransome was the first

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Redditch Golf Club uses nutritional programme to improve its greens

Redditch Golf Club uses nutritional programme to improve its greens Updated

🕔05:39, 8.Mar 2017

Redditch Golf Club greens are now delivering consistent play thanks to advice, and a nutritional programme, from Headland Amenity. Its 18-hole parkland course, and six hole short course with driving range, is currently home to 600+ members. The club celebrated

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Golf club appoints first-ever course manager

Golf club appoints first-ever course manager Updated

🕔11:41, 6.Mar 2017

Burghley Park Golf Club in Peterborough has appointed its first-ever course manager after its head greenkeeper retired, following 36 years at the club. Paul Mills, who is an R&A scholar and has helped prepare courses for tournaments all over the

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Rigby Taylor introduces 8 new grass seed mixtures

Rigby Taylor introduces 8 new grass seed mixtures Updated

🕔05:50, 4.Mar 2017

Rigby Taylor has introduced eight new grass seed mixtures featuring tetraploid technology ryegrasses, all with Germin-8 liquid seed treatment. The company, which is at the forefront of supplying innovative products for the successful management and maintenance of turf surfaces, says

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GreenMech wins patent action

GreenMech wins patent action Updated

🕔05:33, 2.Mar 2017

The following statement has been issued by British woodchipper manufacturer GreenMech, concerning its dispute with German manufacturer, Jensen Service GmbH: ‘GreenMech’s patent infringement action against Jensen in the German patent courts, to protect its ‘Safe-Trak’ European patent has been successfully

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Jacobsen launches GA600 aerator

Jacobsen launches GA600 aerator Updated

🕔05:29, 28.Feb 2017

Jacobsen, the renowned manufacturer of turf maintenance equipment, introduced the highly anticipated GA600 aerator at this year’s BTME in Harrogate. The GA600 aerator is a truly versatile unit and is the first in a range of brand-new aeration equipment from

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BIGGA asks for help with sustainability project

BIGGA asks for help with sustainability project Updated

🕔10:15, 27.Feb 2017

The British & International Golf Greenkeepers Association (BIGGA) is calling on its members to answer a questionnaire that will help produce a Golf Sustainability Project. Unmanaged areas of UK golf courses, which provide habitat for wildlife, wildflowers and other flora and

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Sundridge Park Golf Club aerated all 36 holes in two days

Sundridge Park Golf Club aerated all 36 holes in two days Updated

🕔06:19, 26.Feb 2017

ALS Contracts has used five Wiedenmann Terra Spikes to carry out a herculean aeration task at a 36-hole club in just two working days. In December the Telford based sports contractor aerated all fairways and roughs of both of Sundridge

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Kubota reintroduces cashback mower offer

Kubota reintroduces cashback mower offer Updated

🕔05:24, 24.Feb 2017

Kubota’s ride-on mower cashback programme is back by popular demand. The leading groundcare manufacturer is offering cashback opportunities across a number of its powerful, versatile and economic ride-on mower solutions, allowing operators to achieve high quality finishes quickly and efficiently,

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Charterhouse Turf Machinery expands Scottish dealer network

Charterhouse Turf Machinery expands Scottish dealer network

🕔05:18, 22.Feb 2017

Charterhouse Turf Machinery has expanded its dealer network in Scotland with two recent appointments. Henderson Grass Machinery and Hamilton Bros are on board to cover central and western Scotland respectively, both adding the Redexim range of natural turf machinery and

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SALTEX 2016 was a success, say visitors

SALTEX 2016 was a success, say visitors Updated

🕔06:24, 20.Feb 2017

The SALTEX 2016 post-show visitor surveys have revealed a fascinating insight into the visitor profile of the show. SALTEX 2016 featured three exhibition halls at the NEC packed with UK and international visitors. More than 80 per cent of the

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40% of BTME 2018 space already sold

40% of BTME 2018 space already sold Updated

🕔21:51, 19.Feb 2017

Nearly half of all the available exhibition space at the recently-renamed Harrogate Convention Centre for BTME 2018 has already been sold, according to the British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association (BIGGA), which hosts the event. Before the 2017 exhibition had even closed, BIGGA had

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BIGGA to discuss new chemical group on March 1

BIGGA to discuss new chemical group on March 1 Updated

🕔06:28, 18.Feb 2017

The British & International Golf Greenkeepers Association (BIGGA) will discuss the launch of a brand new chemical group and worldwide volunteering opportunities at its central England regional conference on March 1. The event, at Kings Norton Golf Club, Birmingham, will

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GGM Groundscare to expand its operations

GGM Groundscare to expand its operations Updated

🕔04:26, 17.Feb 2017

This year is set to be an exciting one for GGM Groundscare and Kubota as the two leading groundcare machinery specialists celebrate a 40 year landmark working in partnership together and the announcement that GGM is further expanding its operations

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Battery-powered machinery led Leicester FC to success

Battery-powered machinery led Leicester FC to success Updated

🕔04:17, 15.Feb 2017

John Ledwidge, grounds manager for reigning Premier League champions Leicester City FC, believes that his new range of Pellenc battery powered equipment offers his staff a safer, healthier and higher performing alternative to petrol powered products. From a team that

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Top man at Trump Turnberry to take centre stage at conference

Top man at Trump Turnberry to take centre stage at conference Updated

🕔07:41, 13.Feb 2017

Allan Patterson, estates and courses manager at Trump Turnberry, will be among the speakers at the BIGGA Scotland Golf Industry Conference 2017. Taking place at Perth Concert Hall on Tuesday 7 March, the conference is the flagship event of the

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Pellenc launches the Rasion Easy pedestrian rotary mower

Pellenc launches the Rasion Easy pedestrian rotary mower Updated

🕔05:25, 11.Feb 2017

Following the successful launch of the Pellenc Rasion Basic and Smart models in 2015, the company has announced the latest pedestrian rotary mower in the range – the Pellenc Rasion Easy. The Rasion Easy is a combination of the previous

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