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Malvern Hills Puts Kubota’s Latest RTV To The Test

Malvern Hills puts Kubota’s latest RTV to the test – Kubota UK’s commitment to the environment has stepped up once more this month after the market leading machinery supplier loaned its RTV-X900 utility vehicle to the Malvern Hills Trust, a charity that conserves the iconic, ecological landscape in Worcestershire. As a popular destination for tourists and […]

INTURF appoint new Operations Director

INTURF appoint new Operations Director – INTURF has appointed Guy Barrett as Operations Director as part of a strategy to dramatically increase turf production to meet sustained increased demand. He brings with him nearly 40 years of turf production experience in every part of the UK, latterly at board level. “Sales have been increasing exponentially for […]

Cristiano Ronaldo Furious With Groundsman

Cristiano Ronaldo furious with groundsman after being soaked by sprinkler during warm-up – Tensions were understandably high amongst the players ahead of the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Juventus. But they nearly boiled over when Cristiano Ronaldo and his team-mates were drenched by a pitch side sprinkler before kick-off. The Portuguese ace then gave the groundsman […]

Greenkeeping Equipment Stolen From Golf Club

Greenkeeping equipment stolen from golf club – Police officers investigating a burglary at Lisburn Golf Club last month have appealed for anyone with information about the incident to come forward. It was reported that sometime between May 18 and 21, two backpack blowers and a turf cutter were stolen from a shed close to the front […]

Speed Seed By Name ‘speedy by nature’ Says Murrayfield GC

Speed Seed By Name ‘speedy by nature’ Says Murrayfield GC – A Redexim Speed Seed 1600 has delivered ‘two-fold benefits to the greens’ says Murrayfield Golf Club’s Head Greenkeeper Steve Hulme.  Delivered by Charterhouse Turf Machinery in September 2015, overseeding now takes less time at this 18 hole parkland course, 1.5miles from the centre of Edinburgh. […]

Exteris™ Stressgard® fungicide now available

Exteris™ Stressgard® fungicide now available – Greenkeepers can now get their hands on the new turf fungicide, that has been developed to treat for Microdochium Patch and Dollar Spot. Exteris™ Stressgard®, was launched by Bayer at BTME this January, and is now available to purchase from exclusive distributors, Headland Amenity and Rigby Taylor. “Over 10 years […]

TYM Tractors Debut At The Game Fair 2017

TYM Tractors Debut At The Game Fair 2017 – Reesink Turfcare is bringing TYM tractors to the 59th Game Fair in Hertfordshire on 28 to 30 July 2017 for the first time. The event, which is billed as the nation’s largest celebration of the Great British countryside, draws a large crowd of people from the woodland […]

Versatile GreenMech EcoCombi 150 Helps Wildlife Trust

Versatile GreenMech EcoCombi 150 helps Wildlife Trust make light work of chipping and shredding – The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales (WTSWW) is one of 47 Wildlife Trusts across the UK.  To help power a biomass boiler which heats the visitor centre, the Trust invested in an EcoCombi 150 chipper/shredder from GreenMech.   Formed […]

New Low Drift Nozzles For ProShield

New low drift nozzles for ProShield – ICL has announced that all bottles of ProShield – a barrier acting, pre and post-emergent non-selective herbicide, are now being supplied with low drift sprayer nozzles. As part of the new product authorisation, which has been officially registered by the Chemicals Regulation Division (CRD), ProShield will now come with […]