Excellent Pitch Conditions at Rugby World Cup 2011
30 Nov 2011 - Rugby - Alex Glasgow
Not the sort of title that would make headlines in newspapers because it’s just not interesting enough – conversely bad news sells.
When Building a Course Makes Sense
30 Nov 2011 - Golf - Editor
It comes as no news to golf-course architects and developers, but it might to you: The business of building new courses in North America is almost completely dead.
Pitch Mown in Middle of Game
30 Nov 2011 - Cricket - Editor
Wairarapa College will ask New Zealand Cricket to have their national Year 9 competition qualifying match against Rathkeale College at Rathkeale College last Friday replayed.
Another World-Class Course Planned for Tassie
30 Nov 2011 - Golf - Editor
Tasmania's reputation as a golfing destination is set to receive a massive boost with plans for a world-class public golf course on Hobart's Eastern Shore.
Lively Gabba Pitch Forecast
29 Nov 2011 - Cricket - Editor - 3 comments
Gabba boss Kevin Mitchell said he was going to use a pitch that hasn't been aired in test cricket for more than two decades and suggested it could provide a few fireworks.
Christchurch Re-Opens for Major Sports Events
29 Nov 2011 - Golf - Editor
After a lack of sporting events being held in Christchurch this year, the City and its residents can look forward to playing proud host to the 93rd BMW NZ Open Championship at the Clearwater Golf Club from Thursday 1 to Sunday 4 December, 2011.
Groundsman Already Appointed for Molyneux Park
29 Nov 2011 - Cricket - Editor
Andrew Douglas, of Alexandra, was appointed groundsman for Molyneux Park the same week New Zealand Cricket (NZC) withdrew the park's warrant of fitness due to the lack of a permanent turf manager.
Deere Completes Record Year with Fourth Quarter Earnings of $670 million
28 Nov 2011 - General News - Press Release
Fourth-quarter income rises 46 per cent on 20 per cent increase in sales and revenues; full-year income hits record $2.8 billion.
Fairy Ring Symptoms
28 Nov 2011 - Consultancy - Editor
Fairy ring symptoms can vary widely throughout a site and throughout the year. This video illustrates the range of fairy ring symptoms that are frequently encountered in turfgrasses.
The Science of Water Management by Microorganisms
28 Nov 2011 - Consultancy - Douglas Speed
Water management is becoming increasingly difficult and expensive for landscapers and turf managers. Rising municipal water prices and water restrictions that are now in place in more and more areas are adding to the already difficult water maintenance for turfcare professionals
TAP Provides the all-important Risk Protection & Consumer Confidence
27 Nov 2011 - Industry News - Editor
The Turf Accreditation Process (TAP) is a voluntary process for natural turgrass producers to be independently third part assessed. It allows turf businesses to identify themselves as more sustainable and profitable farming enterprises, creating a distinct competitive advantage with potential customers through the supply of top grade quality natural turfgrass.
WIN Stadium Repairs to Raise the Roof
27 Nov 2011 - Stadia - Editor
WIN Stadium’s damaged western grandstand roof will need to be taken down and repaired on the ground, the Illawarra Venues Authority has revealed.
Toro Introduces the Precision Soil Sensor
27 Nov 2011 - Industry News - Press Release
The Toro Company introduces the next generation in Precision™ Irrigation solutions with the Precision™ Soil Sensor. Leveraging the same Toro sensing technology used on high-end commercial sites and world-class golf courses around the globe.
How to Use a Chainsaw
26 Nov 2011 - Consultancy - Press Release
ECHO's Dan Rosenberg shares tips and techniques for chainsaw safety and use. In this video he covers how to start a gas chainsaw (cold start and warm start), the proper stance while using a chainsaw, the proper safety equipment, and much more.
Toro Greensmaster Triflex Mowers Cut New Ground
26 Nov 2011 - Industry News - Toro Australia
Toro's all-new Greensmaster® TriFlex™ and TriFlex™ Hybrid models are the first riding greens mowers to cut with the precision of a walker.
Kikuyu Grass Aeration Video
26 Nov 2011 - Golf - Editor
In this video, we illustrate the aeration and topdressing process that was developed by Brian Archbold, El Niguel Country Club, for management of kikuyugrass fairways.
Manual Handling - How to Lift Correctly
25 Nov 2011 - Health and Safety - Richard Murray - Issue 39 - October / November 2011
Richard Murray of Real World Training says that, when it comes to manual lifting, it is the way and not the weight.