Magazine - Articles in February 2012 (Page 5)
10 Feb 2012 - General News - Press Release
A peat extraction industry at Swan Marsh near Colac, is leaving a legacy of environmental conservation behind it. Waterways are being created from what was farmland and is now a habitat for wild water birds.
10 Feb 2012 - Cricket - Laurence Gale MSc
Three years down the line, Keith Exton finally has the backing of the committee to undertake major remedial work on the Swalec’s square. Steven Pask was the contractor chosen to carry out the work.
9 Feb 2012 - Golf - Editor
With the introduction of the town’s recycled water to the Margaret River Golf Club we have created a true golfing destination for golfers from across the country and overseas!
9 Feb 2012 - General News - Editor
$7 million of public money will be spent on the Robertson Oval upgrade but just eight people – including a councillor – turned up to a meeting on the project’s progress last night.
Advanced Seed & John Patton Talk Wrap Ups
9 Feb 2012 - Shows and seminars - Amy Foyster
In the first week of February, Advanced Seed hosted a seminar and lunch with John Patton, Vice President and International Sales Manager for Seed Research of Oregon. Pitchcare went along to the first talk out of four, at the Keysborough Golf Club, to check it out.
9 Feb 2012 - Golf - Editor
Saturday marked the one-year anniversary of the Mildura floods that left a number of golf clubs across Sunraysia reeling. In the February 4-5 deluge, 155mm of rain was recorded at the Mildura Airport, with the Riverside Golf Club copping the brunt of the weather.
9 Feb 2012 - Consultancy - Richard Bishop
Richard Comely, Director of Product Management at Ransomes Jacobsen, looks at Frequency of Cut (FOC) and its importance to the quality of cut on fine turf
8 Feb 2012 - Racing / Equestrian - Editor
Illawarra Turf Club chairman Peter De Vries will continue to lobby powerbrokers for an all-weather surface in Wollongong, pointing to parallels between Kembla Grange and the successful model at Geelong.
8 Feb 2012 - Golf - Editor
When I first moved to Melbourne from the US, I had little knowledge about the area’s golf courses. An avid golfer since the age of four, one of the first things I did after unpacking was to grab a copy of the Golf Course Guide to study the ‘lay of the golfing land’.
8 Feb 2012 - Health and Safety - drumMuster
North West Ag Services is proof that community spirit is alive and well in the Mallee.
8 Feb 2012 - A.F.L - Editor
The case for a redevelopment of the Eureka Stadium reaches another important juncture today when community and sporting groups come together to discuss the project’s possibilities.
8 Feb 2012 - General News - Editor
A torch which was supposed to burn brightly for the 10-day duration of the Masters Games in Dunedin was prematurely snuffed out this morning after a member of the public thought the stadium was on fire.
7 Feb 2012 - Synthetics - Editor
Childcare centres are reconsidering the use of artificial grass in playgrounds after concerns raised that children may be at risk from long-term exposure to toxic chemicals.
7 Feb 2012 - Shows and seminars - Press Release
There’s nothing like being part of the action, with the annual Civil Engineering Expo the place to be for all the latest products and services. Technology has changed the way people get their information, but nothing can match showing real equipment, and talking face to face with real people!
Over-seeding Warm Season Grasses
7 Feb 2012 - Consultancy - Jerry Spencer - 9 comments
Often when growing warm season grasses, it can be noticed that some areas of the turf can become dormant and loss of turf quality when winter arrives. To overcome the detrimental appearance and improve the functionality of turf playing surfaces during the colder months, a cool season grass can be planted in its place for the duration of the winter.
7 Feb 2012 - Consultancy - Editor
For golfers: Aeration is a common practice on golf course greens, and although it has benefits, it can also disrupt golf play. In this video, Dr. Larry Stowell explains to golfers what aeration is, why it is conducted, and how it is almost always a worthwhile practice, despite its downsides.
7 Feb 2012 - Industry News - Peter Driver
Ransomes Jacobsen, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, unveiled a refreshed version of the popular Jacobsen Eclipse walking greens mowers, the Eclipse2, at BTME in Harrogate.
6 Feb 2012 - Racing / Equestrian - Editor
It could have been totally avoided by the Wellington Racing Club doing what it should have done years ago - put a false rail up across the crossing from the 1200m chute to the course proper running rail for its sprint races.
6 Feb 2012 - Golf - Editor
The fight between Australian golf legends Greg Norman and Peter Thomson to design the course for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio will be left to simmer for another month.
6 Feb 2012 - Bowls - Editor
Vince Babington is greenkeeper at the Inglewood Bowls Club and reckons the rain from the heavens is a lot better than irrigation water from the Macintyre Brook.