Magazine - Articles by Steve Mitchell
21 Feb 2012 - General News - Steve Mitchell
Cutting height, ball speed and a light touch from the greens mowers are all critical factors for Mike Mercer, course manager at Southport & Ainsdale Golf Club, which hosts the final qualifying round for the 2012 Open Championship being held at Royal Lytham & St Annes.
8 Sep 2011 - Industry News - Steve Mitchell
1026RD esigned and built by John Deere, the new 1026R sub-compact tractor provides best in class power, performance and versatility, while offering a number of standard features more commonly found on larger machines.
22 Jul 2011 - Industry News - Steve Mitchell
John Deere's new walk-behind greens mower and wide area front rotary mower. The SL Series PrecisionCut walk-behind greens mowers have been designed to deliver a top quality finish on golf courses, tennis courts, cricket squares, bowling greens and other fine turf areas.
17 Jul 2011 - Golf - Steve Mitchell
This weekend Royal St George’s Golf Club at Sandwich in Kent hosts the 140th Open Championship, the oldest and greatest event in golf.
13 Jun 2011 - Industry News - Steve Mitchell
John Deere's new version of the Series II 1600 Turbo WAM out-front rotary mower features as standard a Stage IIIB (Interim Tier 4) engine to meet the latest emission standards, a fully adjustable high-backed air suspension seat to improve operator comfort, and run-flat tyres on the castor-action gauge wheels to reduce downtime and increase productivity.
20 Mar 2011 - Industry News - Steve Mitchell
John Deere has added a new two-wheel drive model to the 5E range of utility tractors.
Gator gets a Major Makeover
17 Nov 2010 - Industry News - Steve Mitchell
Power steering, improved braking and suspension and increased load capacity are among 13 new features on John Deere's latest XUV Gator utility vehicle, which is now the fastest and most powerful diesel model in the range.
18 May 2010 - Golf - Steve Mitchell
One golf course owner who is blazing a trail for sustainability and wildlife is Paul Stevenson, a director of New Malton Golf Club, which lies on the River Cam near Royston in Hertfordshire. As well as cutting down on chemical and water use in his bid to create the UK's first fully organically managed golf course, he is using around 100 acres of out-of-bounds areas on the course to create habitats for birds, insects and animals
14 Mar 2010 - Golf - Steve Mitchell
Most new golf course irrigation systems nowadays are computerised and offer the same basic capabilities, whether they are field controllers out on the course or wall-mounted in the office. However, the latest controllers from John Deere have increased flexibility to meet greenkeeper's needs, and offer smart control options designed to save water and energy costs
28 Nov 2009 - Industry News - Steve Mitchell - 1 comment
John Deere's innovative QuickAdjust cutting units have been recognised with a new product award at IOG Scotsturf.
28 Nov 2009 - Industry News - Steve Mitchell
Following the successful launch of the golf and turf industry's first hybrid greens mower in 2005, and in response to customer demand, John Deere is introducing the same energy-efficient technology on its new 7500e and 8500e E-Cut hybrid fairway mowers.
19 Oct 2009 - General News - Steve Mitchell
Inspired by John Deere's established customer feedback programme, the 8000e E-Cut hybrid fairway mower is an industry first. This brand new, three-wheeled, ultra-light fairway mower is mainly designed for golf course use, but is also suitable for other sports turf customers requiring a top quality finish.
13 Oct 2009 - Industry News - Steve Mitchell
Featuring a patented SpeedLink system that is unique in the golf industry, John Deere's new QuickAdjust (QA) cutting cylinders provide rapid height of cut adjustment from either side of the units.
8 Oct 2009 - Industry News - Steve Mitchell
Suitable for a wide range of commercial, amenity and horticultural applications, John Deere's new 5M and 5G utility tractors from 70 to 100hp complement the top of the range 5R Series tractors introduced last year, and will be available from the end of 2009.
3 Oct 2009 - Industry News - Steve Mitchell
Machines from John Deere's all-new golf and sports turf maintenance product range will be featured at IOG Scotsturf in November. All are designed to enable operators to work more efficiently and achieve a higher quality finish on golf courses and other sports turf areas.
9 Sep 2009 - Industry News - Steve Mitchell
Designed for maximum durability and operator comfort, John Deere's new 8400 Commercial triple reel mower features high capacity Jumbo cutting units and a unique Cross Cut function for increased productivity in a range of commercial mowing applications.
23 Apr 2009 - Industry News - Steve Mitchell
For sale, heavily modified John DeereX740 lawn tractor, capable of speeds up to 40mph, one very careful owner (any resemblance to The Stig is entirely coincidental), used once, just 1.2 hours on the clock… open to offers!
26 Dec 2008 - Industry News - Steve Mitchell
John Deere has been named the official equipment sponsor of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, by the World Games 2010 Foundation.
5 Sep 2008 - General News - Steve Mitchell
John Deere's extensive walk-behind mower range is expanding further for 2009, with the introduction of several new models. These include the JX90 range of walk-behind lawnmowers, consisting of three machines - the JX90, JX90C and JX90CB.
28 Aug 2008 - Industry News - Steve Mitchell
John Deere's 7400 TerrainCut mower is a new concept machine developed following extensive customer feedback in Europe and the US. The mower is now fully available from the John Deere professional dealer network.