Former La Manga head groundsman joins MTD as sales manager

Former La Manga head groundsman joins MTD as sales manager Updated

🕔19:16, 14.May 2019

To support its continued growth and increase in sales, MTD Specialty Turf Products has announced the appointment of Scott Hawkins.

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Enhancements for Trump Turnberry

Enhancements for Trump Turnberry Updated

🕔10:34, 13.May 2019

Trump Turnberry has unveiled new enhancements to its Ailsa course.

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Germinal adds foliar fertiliser to range of sward conditioners

Germinal adds foliar fertiliser to range of sward conditioners Updated

🕔15:27, 12.May 2019

Germinal has added a high phosphorous foliar fertiliser – which improves plant health and increases disease resistance – to its expanding range of amenity specific fertilisers and sward conditioners.

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Toro reminds greenkeepers to use rotary blades

Toro reminds greenkeepers to use rotary blades Updated

🕔15:20, 11.May 2019

Switch out the old and bring in the new. With grass growth fast and furious make sure you and your machines are ready for high season with Toro’s rotary blades and guarantee a beautiful finish.

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Verti-Quake® breaks new ground for Parker Pitches

Verti-Quake® breaks new ground for Parker Pitches Updated

🕔06:12, 10.May 2019

Suffolk based sports-turf contractor Parkers Pitches is now well equipped to deal with even the most heavily compacted of surfaces, thanks to the purchase of a Verti-Quake® 2516 from Charterhouse Turf Machinery.

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GreenMech to launch the next evolution of woodchipper at The ARB Show

GreenMech to launch the next evolution of woodchipper at The ARB Show Updated

🕔06:51, 9.May 2019

This month’s ARB Show will see a new product launch from GreenMech that is set to be the next evolution of woodchippers.

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Total Equestrian delighted with BLEC Laser Grader

Total Equestrian delighted with BLEC Laser Grader Updated

🕔07:47, 8.May 2019

MD of Total Equestrian, Steve Keen, is delighted with his purchase of a Laser Grader 2400 from BLEC, which has improved both the speed and accuracy with which the company can prepare and level flat areas.

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Product review: The Dennis Razor Ultra 560

Product review: The Dennis Razor Ultra 560 Updated

🕔18:48, 7.May 2019

The Dennis Razor Ultra 560’s development was fine-tuned using feedback from greenkeepers following ‘out in the field tests’ and was the first product which utilised the company’s CAD system back in 2009.

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John Deere elects new president, chief operating officer

John Deere elects new president, chief operating officer Updated

🕔11:21, 6.May 2019

Deere & Company’s board of directors has elected John C May, 49, as president, chief operating officer. May will be responsible for leading Deere’s efforts to maximise operational excellence throughout the company.

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Woking Golf Club signs machinery agreement plan

Woking Golf Club signs machinery agreement plan Updated

🕔15:14, 5.May 2019

It’s been a time of change for Woking Golf Club in Surrey culminating in the recent signing of a machinery agreement plan with Toro and Reesink Turfcare.

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Warwick Racecourse uses new tetraploid technology to deliver germination and recovery

Warwick Racecourse uses new tetraploid technology to deliver germination and recovery Updated

🕔06:41, 4.May 2019

Maintaining a strong, healthy and dense sward over a wet winter period is a headache for any turf manager, but for Warwick Racecourse, that challenge is further exacerbated by the impact of the horses.

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Rigby Taylor appointed UK distributor for Bionema’s nematode solutions

Rigby Taylor appointed UK distributor for Bionema’s nematode solutions Updated

🕔07:25, 3.May 2019

Rigby Taylor has been appointed as the exclusive distributor in the UK turf and amenity sector for Bionema’s NemaTrident nematode solutions for the control of chafer grubs and leatherjackets larvae.

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Germinal updates A20 Premier Ryesport

Germinal updates A20 Premier Ryesport Updated

🕔07:17, 2.May 2019

Germinal has updated its leading sports pitch seeding and renovation mixture, A20 Premier Ryesport, with the introduction of the UK’s top-rated perennial ryegrass cultivar, Europitch.

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A day in the life: Stevie Dixon

A day in the life: Stevie Dixon Updated

🕔07:03, 1.May 2019

Stevie is the course manager at Kingsknowe Golf Club in Edinburgh. The club, founded in 1908, is home to around 700 members.

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What do we do about irrigation if there’s another heatwave?

What do we do about irrigation if there’s another heatwave? Updated

🕔18:00, 30.Apr 2019

Following lessons learnt from last year’s record summer heatwave, Peter Robin looks at practical ways of improving irrigation uniformity and water coverage.

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Tidworth Garrison invests in its greenkeepers

Tidworth Garrison invests in its greenkeepers Updated

🕔11:03, 29.Apr 2019

Tidworth Garrison Golf Club has taken on two major greenkeeping projects. One is the development of a new greens’ compound facility for the storage of machinery, the second is renovation of the bunkers.

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Meet the course manager: Phil Helmn MG

Meet the course manager: Phil Helmn MG Updated

🕔11:26, 28.Apr 2019

The Goodwood Estate’s general manager of Sports Turf, Grounds & Gardens talks about overcoming the unique challenges that the vast venue provides.

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The fertilisers golf courses should use in spring

The fertilisers golf courses should use in spring Updated

🕔10:20, 27.Apr 2019

What fertilisers should you use on your golf course between winter and summer? Here, Noel Mackenzie takes us through the science that shapes the answer to this question.

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Nose filters marketed to golfers and greenkeepers

Nose filters marketed to golfers and greenkeepers

🕔16:27, 26.Apr 2019

£2 nose filters are being marketed to golfers and greenkeepers to save them from hayfever misery.

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Why a turf action plan is so important

Why a turf action plan is so important Updated

🕔08:13, 26.Apr 2019

Aquatrols’ technical support and European account manager, Michael Fance, shares his thoughts on how to work with the weather with a well thought out turf action plan.

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New greenkeeping facilities at Royal Norwich’s new home are complete

New greenkeeping facilities at Royal Norwich’s new home are complete Updated

🕔07:18, 25.Apr 2019

The state-of-the-art greenkeeping facilities and workshop at Royal Norwich are complete, meaning Toro now has a home at the new site to work and live.

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