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Glyphosate Debate Continues In Europe

Glyphosate Debate Continues In Europe: The European Parliament’s Agriculture and Environment Committees held a joint hearing this week to listen to speakers from both sides of the glyphosate debate. European member states will have the opportunity to discuss the renewal of glyphosate on 25 October at a special meeting of the Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food […]

Ollie Deeming Shortlisted For National Award

Ollie Deeming Shortlisted For National Award: The Bury St Edmunds Rugby Club groundsman has been shortlisted for a national award and will go head-to-head with a peer from a Premier League football club. Ollie Deeming will contest the Toro Most Promising Sports Turf Student of the Year award with Manchester City’s Tara Massey at the […]

Rasen Club’s Head Greenkeeper Retires

Rasen Club’s Head Greenkeeper Retires: After almost four decades keeping Market Rasen Golf Club’s greens in tip-top condition, head greenkeeper John Hewson has retired. His lifetime of dedicated service to the Legsby Road club was recognised by Club President Richard Holmes and the many members and friends who gathered in the clubhouse to mark John’s […]

From Greenkeeper To Masters Bid

From Greenkeeper To Masters Bid: Not many people can call Royal Wellington Golf Club their backyard. Daniel Hillier has more right than most, especially as he mows the greens there, too. New Zealand’s second-ranked amateur golfer has added the title assistant greenkeeper to his CV, at the very golf course he and nine compatriots will […]

Suppliers Welcome EU Decisions On Controlled Release Fertilisers

Manufacturers of controlled release fertilisers have welcomed the voting through of key amendments to the EU Fertilisers Draft Regulation at a committee of the European Parliament. Proposals suggested the polymer “shall be capable of undergoing physical, biological decomposition, such that most of it ultimately decomposes into carbon dioxide (CO2), biomass and water. It shall have […]

YouTuber Cooks Bacon In Lawn Mower Engine

A YouTuber created an ingenious DIY hack on a lawnmower so that it cooks bacon while cutting the grass. The man behind the YouTube channel Project Farm said the idea was suggested to him in a comment by one of his followers. In the video he replaces the engine oil with cooking oil and modifies the […]

Meet The Dedicated Team At Exeter Racecourse

Meet the dedicated team ensuring Exeter’s turf is ready for the new jump racing season: Racing returns to Exeter on October 12 and for seven months the action comes thick and fast with 17 fixtures scheduled to take place until the beginning of May. Up to 89 horses are eligible to run at any one fixture, […]