Entries by Sarah Allin

Yamaha warranty for ATV and SBS models

Yamaha warranty for ATV and SBS models: Yamaha is adding a generous 10-year belt warranty to models using the renowned Ultramatic® transmission offering added peace of mind for users and contributing to reducing long-term ownership costs. The warranty covers all assembled V-belts on the European models for the current 2022 model year. The side-by side […]

Germinal appoints sales representative

Germinal appoints sales representative: Germinal has recruited Stuart Tait as its new Amenity Technical Sales Representative for Scotland and the North East of England. Based from his home in East Lothian, Stuart will provide technical sales support to Germinal’s customers throughout Scotland and North East England, and will be responsible for promoting the company’s popular […]

Control rats in 7 days

Control rats in 7 days: BASF has launched Selontra®, a new rodenticide bait capable of controlling rodent infestations in just seven days. The bait features cholecalciferol, a new active with a different mode of action, which rodents have no known resistance to. “Selontra is a new chapter in rodent control. Cholecalciferol is fast acting and […]

Enhanced wildflower mixtures offer benefits

Enhanced wildflower mixtures offer benefits: As part of its ongoing commitment to promote the ecological benefit of man-made environments, amenity grass and wildflower seed specialist Germinal has updated its range of wild flora mixtures to make them more beneficial to pollinators. “Research carried out by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) into how best to support […]

Germinal launch new bentgrass mixture

Germinal launch new bentgrass mixture: Germinal has launched an all-new grass seed mixture designed specifically for golf greens.  ‘Tour Leader’ – a 50:50 blend of 007 DSB and new cultivar Tour Pro (GDE) – is a landmark in the evolution of creeping bentgrass products: this exceptional blend sets the bar high with unrivalled performance, seasonal […]

New analysis unlocks soil health

New analysis unlocks soil health: New soil testing from Eurofins Agro will help farmers and agronomists understand soil in a more detailed way than ever before. The tests have been launched in the UK and Ireland to provide chemical, physical, and biological insight, offering farmers a better way to monitor, manage and improve the health […]

KUHN upgrades hedge cutter range

KUHN upgrades hedge cutter range: KUHN Farm Machinery has added the Agri-Longer GII to its range of hedge and grass cutting equipment. Positioned as a compact ‘go-anywhere’ farmer-owned and amenity sector machine, the Agri-Longer GII has a straight arm format with the main boom structure welded from ultra-high strength steel to guarantee the best flexibility-to-robustness […]

Off-the-shelf seed and fertiliser packages

Off-the-shelf seed and fertiliser packages: Sports and amenity turfgrass specialist, Germinal GB, has announced the launch of a new range of off-the-shelf seed and fertiliser packages aimed at simplifying the process of selecting and purchasing sports pitch renovation products. Containing everything needed to overseed and feed tired and worn sports pitches, the budget-friendly packages contain […]

Scottish turfgrass demo day a success

Scottish turfgrass demo day a success: More than 100 greenkeepers, groundsmen and grounds maintenance contractors from across Scotland attended an amenity demonstration day at Falkirk Tryst Golf Club on 11th March, with those who braved the day’s stormy weather able to see some of the latest golf and sports pitch specific machinery and turf renovation […]

New seed blend for golf greens

New seed blend for golf greens: Germinal has introduced a new seed mixture to its Grade ‘A’ portfolio of golf-specific grass blends: containing two top-performing perennial ryegrasses and a high-ranking creeping bentgrass, A8 Ultrafine Ryegreens is the perfect ‘rescue’ mixture for the eradication of early season scarring. A8 Ultrafine Ryegreens contains a blend of three […]