Entries by Steve Mitchell

Safety first for employees, dealers and customers

Safety first for employees, dealers and customers: John Deere will not attend international trade shows in 2021. In order to ensure the safety of customers and employees, John Deere has announced that it will not attend any international agricultural and turf trade shows in Europe and the CIS during the company’s 2021 fiscal year (1 […]

P Tuckwell to acquire Burden Bros Agri dealership

P Tuckwell to acquire Burden Bros Agri dealership: John Deere is pleased to announce that the owners of P Tuckwell Ltd have reached an agreement to acquire the Burden Bros Agri Ltd John Deere dealership business, which covers Kent, East Sussex and parts of Surrey for both agricultural and turf equipment. This will bring the […]

Double A to acquire Nairn Brown

Double A to acquire Nairn Brown: John Deere turf dealership The Double A Trading Company Ltd, which has its head office in Cupar, Fife and a second outlet at Kintore in Aberdeenshire, has agreed to acquire Nairn Brown (Glasgow) Ltd of Busby. The purchase, which has been agreed by Double A owners Sandy and Aileen […]

John Deere announces management change

John Deere announces management change: John Deere has announced a change to its senior management affecting the leadership in Region 2 (Europe and the CIS). Alejandro Sayago is appointed Vice President, Ag & Turf Sales & Marketing, Region 2, replacing Denny Docherty who has elected to retire on October 31, 2020. In his new role […]

New technology works well for North Shore

New technology works well for North Shore: Set on the Lincolnshire coast with beautiful views over the North Sea, the James Braid designed North Shore golf course at Skegness offers a challenge to all levels of golfer with its interesting and attractive mixture of links and parkland holes crossing over each other in two loops […]

New approach for Minchinhampton GC

New approach for Minchinhampton GC: Minchinhampton Golf Club’s championship Avening and Cherington courses near the village of Avening in Gloucestershire and The Old Course on National Trust-owned Minchinhampton Common are renowned for their year-round immaculate presentation. Testament to this is that within just seven years of The Cherington Course opening, the R&A chose it as […]

Education City & John Deere deliver quality

Education City & John Deere deliver quality: The 2020 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters in March moved across the Qatari capital for the first time in its 23-year history to Education City Golf Club. As a partner and equipment supplier, John Deere brought key customers to this prestigious event in order to review course maintenance solutions […]

John Deere sells SABO to Mutares

John Deere sells SABO to Mutares: John Deere has announced that it has signed an agreement to sell SABO Maschinenfabrik to Mutares SE & Co. The transaction is contingent on regulatory approval by the Federal Cartel Office Bundeskartellamt, Germany’s national competition regulator. SABO manufactures lawnmowers and other outdoor power products and markets them to homeowners, […]

Carnoustie announces John Deere partnership

Carnoustie announces John Deere partnership: Carnoustie Golf Links Chief Executive Michael Wells announced today that a strategic partnership with John Deere has been secured, following a detailed period of exclusive discussions between the two organisations, whose joint vision laid the groundwork for today’s announcement. The formalisation of the partnership will harmonise flagship greenkeeping practices with […]

Louth’s lease deal looks long term

Louth’s lease deal looks long term: Founded in 1965, Louth Golf Club is situated in the Lincolnshire Wolds, an area of outstanding natural beauty.  The 18-hole parkland course offers attractive panoramic views from every hole over the Lincolnshire countryside and towards the Humber Estuary. Responsibility for the course’s upkeep at this family friendly community club […]