Kawasaki Announces Expanding Power Products Range
27 Aug 2012 - Industry News - Press Release
Global Manufacturer, Kawasaki is increasing its Power Products Range with the introduction of two new brush cutters.
Forsyth Barr Stadium looking at full artificial turf pitch
24 Aug 2012 - Stadia - Editor
A proposal to replace the mixed grass turf inside the Forsyth Barr Stadium with a full artificial turf - at an estimated cost of $1 million - will be considered by a Dunedin City Council subcommittee examining changes to the year-old venue.
New electric Gator lasts longer
24 Aug 2012 - Industry News - Press Release
An increase of up to 75 per cent in battery life and an on-board battery charger are features of the new John Deere TE Gator electric utility vehicle for 2012.
Nutrition of Sand Greens Part 2.
24 Aug 2012 - Consultancy - Jerry Spencer
Part 2 of Nutrition of Sand Greens. The nutrition of pure sand constructions raises a whole host of issues but there are a number of rules that are can be applied and can help guide you in the right direction. Sand-based putting greens are less forgiving than native soil greens when it comes to nutrient management, having inherently lower nutrient-holding and -buffering capacities and allowing large amounts of water to flow through them.
Nutrition of Sand Greens Part 1.
21 Aug 2012 - Consultancy - Jerry Spencer
The nutrition of pure sand constructions raises a whole host of issues but there are a number of rules that are can be applied and can help guide you in the right direction. Sand-based putting greens are less forgiving than native soil greens when it comes to nutrient management, having inherently lower nutrient-holding and -buffering capacities and allowing large amounts of water to flow through them. As a result, they are prone to multiple, sudden and perhaps serious nutrient deficiencies.
Academic attitudes at Bolton Wanderers' training ground
21 Aug 2012 - Football - Laurence Gale MSc
Bolton Wanderers Head Groundsman, Richard Norton, has been with the club over twenty years, starting at Bolton’s former ground, Burnden Park - their home for 102 years - before moving to the Reebok Stadium during the 1997/8 season. Over the years, he has built up an experienced team of staff to look after Bolton’s three facilities; the Reebok Stadium, the first team training ground at Chorley and the new Academy training ground at Lostock
Testing for Organic Matter
20 Aug 2012 - Consultancy - John Lockyer
How can you accurately tell if your thatch and organic matter levels are where they need to be to ensure good all-round green performance? What is the best way to gauge the frequency and type of de-thatching operations needed for any one situation?
Thomson Perrett busy around the world
18 Aug 2012 - Golf - Jon Perrett
Despite the fact that golf course development in Australia and around the world is experiencing a general slowdown, Thomson Perrett continue to be busy.
Abel Apoint David Vesely as General Manager
17 Aug 2012 - Appointments - John Cann
Abel Sports have announced the appointment of David Vesely as General Manager following the decision of the company to broaden its distribution of sporting facility products throughout Australia.
16 Aug 2012 - General News - Bobbie Harvey
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ChemClear here for record NSW clean-up
16 Aug 2012 - Health and Safety - ChemClear
The time has come to clean-up your shed of left-over agvet chemicals as registrations start to pile up for this year’s ChemClear state-wide collection.
The Shelton Super Trencher+ 760 – a worldwide best seller in just over a year!
16 Aug 2012 - Industry News - Annabel Gilbert - 1 comment
It’s just over a year since sportsturf drainage specialists Shelton SDS launched what has become a worldwide bestselling machine; the Shelton Supertrencher+ 760.
Vegetation Managers Forum to seek solutions for herbicide resistance
14 Aug 2012 - Industry News - Technigro
Queensland’s premier event for vegetation managers, the Vegetation Managers Forum (VMF), will be held this year at Indooroopilly Golf Club on August 28.
Don’t Push, Walk Behind – The new Parklander P3S
13 Aug 2012 - Industry News - Parklands Power Products
With summer approaching, it might be a good idea to go have a good hard look at your lawn mower.
Graeme Logan Riding for Miracles
13 Aug 2012 - Industry News - Press Release
ANZ Stadium’s head curator Graeme Logan will be cycling a massive 4000km across Australia. Graeme will be riding from the WACA back home to ANZ Stadium a distance which is longer than the Tour de France and it’s all to help raise funds for the Miracle Babies Foundation. So get behind Loges and this great cause and to make a donation today.
The Anatomy of a Golf Course - Fairways
10 Aug 2012 - Golf - Andy Watson
In this final article in the series, Andy Watson (Andy Watson Golf Design) will consider fairways. Specifically, he will discuss their structure and placement within the golf course. The fairway is the glue of the golf course holding all other elements together, and becomes the target point for the golfer if the green is not in sight or range.
Bayer Turf Research Field Day Invite
8 Aug 2012 - Shows and seminars - Lesley Pepperell
Bayer would like to invite you to a field day on Thursday, August 30th in Cobbity NSW. All turf managers are invited to attend this free event. The AGCSA has also awarded 3 accreditation points for all who attend the event. Check inside for more details.
The Honda Engine That Could
8 Aug 2012 - Mechanics - Honda Australia
Australia’s largest go-karting raceway, Kingston Park Raceway in Queensland, recently set a new record – a fleet of 60 Honda-powered karts provided 8,239 rides over the week for cumulative coverage of an amazing 31,566 kilometres.
Controversial Hagley Oval Work to Begin
7 Aug 2012 - Cricket - Editor
Work to build a new wicket block at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch will begin on Monday, with bigger proposed developments at the grounds in doubt after opposition from the public and city councillors.
Disease - by Association
6 Aug 2012 - Consultancy - Dr Kate Entwistle
In this article, I would like to share my thoughts on turfgrass disease development and summarise some of the published information that is available on similar pathogen interactions in agriculture.