New Oleo-Mac saws from Parklands Power Products
31 Dec 2008 - Industry News - Parklands Power Products
Due to price, the hobby farmer usually looks to the less expensive 100-hour engine chainsaws which struggle to do the required job. Now available for the hobby farmer, Parklands Power Products has two new professional chainsaws with 1000-hour engines
All About Topsoil
30 Dec 2008 - Consultancy - Laurence Gale MSc
Like many things in life, we take topsoil for granted; we assume that it is easily available, will always be around and generally do not worry about how valuable this resource is.
Toro 2008 Reports
29 Dec 2008 - Industry News - Editor
The Toro Company today reported net earnings of $119.7 million, or $3.10 per share, on net sales of $1,878.2 million for its fiscal year ended October 31, 2008
N.Z Sports Turf in Good Hands
28 Dec 2008 - General News - Parkland Press
The future is looking bright for New Zealandís up and coming sports turf specialists who are gaining valuable work experience at some of the countryís top international sporting events.
John Deere sponsors 2010 World Equestrian Games
27 Dec 2008 - Industry News - Steve Mitchell
John Deere has been named the official equipment sponsor of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, by the World Games 2010 Foundation.
Cameron Hodgkins & The Boxing Day Test
26 Dec 2008 - Cricket - Editor
Curator Cameron Hodgkins said yesterday sustained fine weather meant a first rate pitch would be prepared for the second Test between Australia and South Africa.
AAMI Stadium Upgrade to go on Despite Cut
24 Dec 2008 - A.F.L - Editor
SANFL executive commissioner Leigh Whicker says the planned AAMI Stadium upgrade will go ahead, despite the State Government deferring most of its future funding for the project.
Ponting Bemoans Lifeless Pitch
23 Dec 2008 - Cricket - Editor
Australia skipper Ricky Ponting has hit out at the flat wicket at the WACA after South Africa successfully chased down a target of 414 to win the second Test by six wickets.
Baroness makes Greens trim and fit for purpose.
23 Dec 2008 - Industry News - John Purtell
Baroness pedestrian greensmowers deliver the most uniform cut of any mower on the market offering informed golf course managers the opportunity to cut their greens with a precision second to none. The mowers lead the field with a quality of cut and contour following ahead of any fixed or floating head greens machine.
Ballarat Stadium Plans on Hold
22 Dec 2008 - Football - Editor
Representatives of the sport had hoped Ballarat City Council would back a bid for funding after a feasibility study on a new stadium and pitches was released earlier this week.
BLEC Forced into Administration
21 Dec 2008 - Industry News - Charmian Robinson
With enormous regret BLEC Landscaping Equipment Company Ltd has to announce that the company has gone into administration.
WACA Pitch Better than Last Summer
18 Dec 2008 - Cricket - Editor
WACA Ground curator Cameron Sutherland has promised a far more lively pitch for Wednesday's first Test than the one produced last summer.
Fear for Chirnside Park
18 Dec 2008 - Golf - Editor
A new 18-hole golf course on a former quarry site have reignited residentsí fears that Chirnside Park Country Club will again push to sub-divide its existing course.
Donít ask me to do that - I canít change now!
16 Dec 2008 - Consultancy - Frank Newberry
In a recent article for Pitchcare I referred to some team members as 'old fogies'. I described these people as being those who have been doing a reasonable job on a limited range of tasks over a period of years.
Yorke Peninsula G.C Water Row Continues
15 Dec 2008 - Golf - Editor
Democrat Sandra Kanck says allowing developers to use River Murray water for a Yorke Peninsula golf course makes a mockery of water restrictions and the state's water licensing.
Royal Sydney Greenkeepers Prepare for Bedlam at Australian Open
14 Dec 2008 - Golf - Editor
"WE might just have a day of reckoning," Royal Sydney course superintendent John Odell tells his greenkeeping staff as he briefs them before round two of the Australian Open.