Sprayer Calibration with Greencast
29 Feb 2012 - Consultancy - Press Release
Accurate sprayer calibration before you start is essential to achieve the right application rate. Syngenta Application Specialist, Tom Robinson, gives a clear and logical process to enable all spray operators to easily set up the sprayer and regularly check the results.
Full Steam Ahead for Pukekura Park's Controversial Cricket Nets
29 Feb 2012 - Cricket - Editor
It's full steam ahead for Pukekura Park's controversial cricket nets. Yesterday New Plymouth District Council parks manager Mark Bruhn said earthworks for the nets would start early next month and would be finished by the end of April.
Council Confident Robertson Oval on Track
29 Feb 2012 - General News - Editor
Wagga City Council is confident the Robertson Oval development is on track to be finished by the end of April. Project manager Jarrod Bryant yesterday denied speculation that growth of the new Robertson Oval turf would put the venue in doubt for the entire upcoming football season.
Latham Sports Ground Ruined
28 Feb 2012 - General News - Editor
Today we went to Latham playing fields to do some cricket practice in the nets with the kids. All was well, style improving etc., when I noticed near the playing pitch there were some unusual lumps of something.
Sprayer Checks with Greencast
28 Feb 2012 - Consultancy - Press Release
Syngenta Application Specialist, Tom Robinson, gives a guided tour of a typical turf sprayer and highlights the key points to look out for to ensure smooth and efficient operation - along with some pratcical tips and ideas to improve performance.
Sporting Amenities Industry Receives 2012 Safety Guide
28 Feb 2012 - Industry News - Press Release
Fulfilling their role of providing industries across Australia with detailed and up-to-date safety information, Pro-Visual Publishing has released the 2012 edition of the Sporting Amenities Industry Guide to Safety, supported by the Sports Turf Association and the Turf Grass Association.
Final Cost of Dunedin Stadium Unknown
28 Feb 2012 - Stadia - Editor
Six months after the project finished, the Dunedin City Council today admitted it still had questions about the figure, and would fund a $55,000 independent review of the issue.
364,000 Reasons to be Proud
27 Feb 2012 - Health and Safety - drumMuster
The Buloke Shire Council’s commitment to local farmers and chemical users has come to the fore, with more than 364,000 containers collected through the drumMUSTER program.
Tony Brown to Delight Macarthur Golfers
27 Feb 2012 - Golf - Editor
He was hired by Kerry Packer to fix the Australian Golf Course in Sydney and he's also worked on top international courses designed by Jack Nicklaus. Now, Tony Brown is set to rejuvenate our own Campbelltown Golf Club in Glen Alpine.
Proturf's New Brighton Golf Club Day Invite
27 Feb 2012 - Shows and seminars - Chris Stig
Proturf Machinery in conjunction with Bernhard and Company are hosting a seminar day. Speaking will be the world renowned Stephen Bernhard (owner of Bernhard and Company) on Agronomy and tournament prep.
Pavilion Boost for Queanbeyan Oval
27 Feb 2012 - Synthetics - Editor
It's a precinct that has witnessed unprecedented sporting success in recent months. And Queanbeyan's Freebody Oval will soon have a facility that reflects its status after the Federal Government gave final approval for the construction of a $1.3 million pavilion at a meeting on Wednesday night.
Households Using Fake Grass on their Lawns to Avoid Mowing
27 Feb 2012 - Synthetics - Editor
Time Poor households are resorting to fake grass to avoid mowing their lawn every weekend. The surge in artificial grass sales is being attributed to the growing number of Australians who are time-poor but cash-rich.
Natural or artificial turf? The ESA argue the case for natural surfaces
26 Feb 2012 - Synthetics - Press Release
Why does natural turf remain the ‘natural’ choice for football, sports and playing surfaces, when many back the introduction of artificial surfaces? The European Seed Association argue the case for grass
28th Australian Turfgrass Conference and Trade Exhibition
26 Feb 2012 - Shows and seminars - AGCSA
Registration is NOW OPEN for the 28th Australian Turfgrass Conference and Trade Exhibition which heads back to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre from 4-8 June, 2012.
New Zealand's Hawkes Bay: Golf at Pebble Beach on Steroids
26 Feb 2012 - Golf - Editor
New Zealand — It should have been an easy chip shot, five yards to a big putting green with the Pacific Ocean right behind and the sun casting a golden glow over my left shoulder. It would have been easy except for one pesky detail: My golf ball fell off the side of the earth.
25 Feb 2012 - General Sports - Michael Finch
Michael Finch is Curator at the Sydney Football Stadium in Australia. Here, he gives an insight into the hectic schedule at the most utilised stadium in the country
A Straightforward Approach to Solving Work Problems
25 Feb 2012 - Consultancy - Frank Newberry
A while back a trainee consultant I was coaching to be able to help others to solve their work problems was having difficulty with what I thought was a very straightforward approach to solving work problems.
The "Best Turf in the World" for Trump Course
24 Feb 2012 - Golf - Laurence Gale MSc
In April last year, Tim Fell, managing director of turf producer, Tillers Turf, was having a fairly routine day at his Lincolnshire turf nursery until Donald Trump called from his office in New York to make his rather substantial request.
Synthetic Grass At Home in Patersons Stadium
24 Feb 2012 - Synthetics - Editor
Green Planet Grass is proud to install its hardwearing commercial synthetic turf on behalf of the WA Football Commission, giving AFL teams a top class surface to run out on even before they cross the boundary line. Patersons Stadium is home to AFL clubs West Coast Eagles and the Fremantle Dockers;