The Art of Watering is Changing
30 Sep 2011 - Consultancy - Greencast
For those of you enjoying the cool weather of winter, here in the United States we are experiencing high temperatures and equally high humidity. High humidity greatly reduces the evapotranspiration rate of the turf.
Vic Racing Abandoned but Metro Tracks in Good Shape
30 Sep 2011 - Racing / Equestrian - Press Release
Heavy rain that hit Victoria overnight forcing the abandonment of today’s NMIT Kyneton Park meeting abandoned has had limited impact on the tracks for this weekend’s two Group 1 meetings.
Six (almost) Free Ways to Market to your Golfers
30 Sep 2011 - Golf - Mike Orloff
Many golf and sporting facilities are missing out on the basics of marketing products and services to their specific demographic target.
Need More 'oomph!'from a Mid-Duty Utility Vehicle?
30 Sep 2011 - Industry News - Press Release
Toro's first diesel model - the Workman MDX-D - has the power and endurance to go the distance! New from Toro is the Workman MDX-D, the turf machinery manufacturer's first mid-duty utility vehicle to feature a diesel engine.
The Future of Fertilisers
29 Sep 2011 - Industry News - David Lawson - Issue 38 - August / September 2011 - 1 comment
A considerable amount of research has been carried out to ascertain the total amounts of nitrogen (N) required for golf greens and football/rugby turf, growing under a range of conditions from sand-based constructions to normal soils.
Technigro Appointment Notice Mitch McGuire
29 Sep 2011 - Industry News - Technigro
Gold Coast vegetation management company Technigro has appointed Mitch McGuire to the position of chief innovation officer.
Disease Alert for Long Weekend Sydney and Surrounds
29 Sep 2011 - Consultancy - Nadeem Zreikat
For the 3rd year in a row we are having a wet lead up to the weekend (raining as I write) and also some rain during it. Forecasts are showing anywhere from 20mm-40mm
Students Floating on Air with Honda Engine
29 Sep 2011 - Industry News - David Garcia
Chairo Christian School in Drouin, Victoria is gifting its students with a bright future in Design and Technology after successfully completing a six-year hovercraft project, powered by a Honda four-stroke engine more commonly used in generators and a host of construction and farming equipment.
Zoysia Production in Thailand
28 Sep 2011 - Consultancy - Micah Woods
The production of high quality zoysiagrass sod takes only six weeks at the farms near Bangkok. This video describes the process, from start to finish, showing how the grass is planted, grown, and harvested.
Australian Rural Writer Named Among Best in the World
28 Sep 2011 - General News - Rene Lubbers
Australian rural writer Ashley Walmsley was named runner-up in the IFAJ Star Prize for print journalism as part of a major international awards program which saw many Aussie journalists honoured at the weekend.
Clipless use a Proven Preformer
28 Sep 2011 - Offers - Grant Greenway
ETP-Turf is not a big corporate company.....so unlike these big companies we don't butter things up with give-away / special offers. We focus on trying to make your budget go further....."Clipless®" The turf registered equivalent Plant Growth Regulator is an excellent current example of this.
Peter Frewin Appointed New AGCSA General Manager
28 Sep 2011 - Golf - AGCSA - 2 comments
The Board of Directors of the Australian Golf Course Superintendents' Association (AGCSA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Frewin to the position of general manager, effective from Wednesday 2 November, 2011.
IGCEMA CEO Stephen Tucker Steps Down
27 Sep 2011 - Mechanics - Ellie Parry
The International Golf Course Equipment Managers Association (IGCEMA) announces the resignation of CEO Stephen Tucker effective September 30, 2011.
RWC 2011 Official Attendance Passes 750,000 Milestone
27 Sep 2011 - Rugby - Press Release
More than three quarters of a million fans have attended Rugby World Cup 2011 following the completion of 28 out of 48 matches.
Graduate off to Greener Pastures
27 Sep 2011 - Education - Press Release
An Otago Polytechnic graduate is off to Melbourne to start his new job as a sports turf manager at one of the most prestigious golf clubs in the world. Hamish Buckingham, who graduated this year with a National Certificate in Sports Turf Management has been offered the sought after position at the Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Australia.
Port Hedland Racetrack faces Possible Relocation
27 Sep 2011 - Racing / Equestrian - Editor
The Port Hedland Turf Club is being asked to consider the possible relocation of the racetrack, from its current location in Port Hedland to South Hedland in Western Australia's Pilbara region.