March 2015 (page 1)


Non-native plants threat?

Non-native plant species do not pose a risk to native flora, as widely assumed, because impacts are limited to localised areas, a study has suggested.

in Conservation & Ecology - on 30/3/15

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Premier League share £1bn

Premier League clubs have agreed to share at least £1bn of their record UK TV rights deal with lower league sides and grassroots football.

in Industry News - on 29/3/15

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Premium Cut by MAJOR

Albar Landscapes Ltd is one of the most respected names in the UK landscaping and turf supply industry, with over 30 years’ experience. The company...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 29/3/15

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Campey launch new website

Campey Turf Care Systems has launched a new interactive website. The new look website went live in March and has been streamlined and made into the...

in Industry News - on 29/3/15


Bumblebees preference

The pollination service provided by bumblebees on the field-side boundaries of hedgerows may be limited because farming methods are having a negative impact...

in Industry News - on 29/3/15

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TYM Tractor line up

Lely UK has introduced the new T754 to its extensive line-up of TYM tractors available in the UK.

in Industry News - on 29/3/15


Roots of your health

Earlier this year, US soil microbiologist Elaine Ingham, of Soil Foodweb Inc. fame, caused several gasps at the Oxford Real Farming Conference with her...

in Golf - on 28/3/15


Drift versus volatility

Drift versus volatility when spraying your crop

in Industry News - on 28/3/15

Ian Robson joins AFT Trenchers as Operations Manager (3)

AFT welcomes Ian Robson

Ian Robson, well known within the sports turf and golf industry, joins AFT Trenchers, Sudbury, Suffolk, bringing 15 years’ experience in production management....

in Industry News - on 28/3/15

Bow School

Bow School Rooftop pitch

The Bow School in East London has moved to a brand new facility at Bow Lock. The new school consists of three buildings. The main block is a 4 storey teaching...

in Schools & Colleges - on 24/3/15

Ryder Cup Europe officials to visit PGA Catalunya Resort

Ryder Cup Visit

The Royal Spanish Golf Federation (RFEG), together with the Generalitat de Catalunya and other public Spanish and Catalan stakeholders, will welcome The...

in Golf - on 24/3/15

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GC shoot rabbits backlash

A Tyneside golf club has received local negative publicity for shooting rabbits on its greens.

in Golf - on 21/3/15

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Grit blasting weeds away

The timeless struggle against weeds is especially tough for organic farmers, who avoid using highly concentrated toxic herbicides in favour of chemical-free...

in Industry News - on 21/3/15

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Cutting unit set-up

In this article, Ian Mitchell, Senior Training Technician at Cutting Edge Training, discusses the importance of setting up a cutting unit to get the ultimate...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 20/3/15


Compost teas

Has the advancing age of your putting green turf brought on more maintenance challenges, from an increased incidence and diversity of disease to more frequent...

in Golf - on 18/3/15

NYCFC debut at Yankee Stadium was not pitch perfect but gives much ground for optimism

NYCFC ground for optimism

You never get a second chance to make a first impression, and the first impression from New York City's inaugural MLS match at Yankee Stadium was mixed...

in Industry News - on 17/3/15

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Spraying tips

Practical tips are often very useful and can help make your life much easier. Here, Doug Price shares a number of personal tips he has picked up during...

in Consultancy - on 17/3/15

Rats: Fact and fiction

Rats: Fact and fiction

It's estimated that rodents are responsible for depleting one-fifth of the global food supply every year.

in Conservation & Ecology - on 16/3/15


Wipe Out for Weeds

Consider the alternative to spraying weeds and you could be looking at a fast and far more cost-effective method of wiping them out.

in Industry News - on 15/3/15