Turf News

Turf News is the perfect place for professionals working within the UK’s vibrant turf industry – keeping you up-to-date with topical news, latest market developments and much more across all areas of the industry.

Wiedenmann’s Terra Spike SL6 is smart addition to aeration fleet

Wiedenmann’s new super light Terra Spike SL is fast earning the reputation of being smart in every sense of the word. Easily tining down to 210 mm on fine turf it is more than twice the match for some shallow aerators especially as it targets that vital area between 100 mm and 210 mm. On […]

Woven Technology Proves a Hit in 2016 for GreenFields

With the year coming to an end, it has been an exciting one for GreenFields and its two premium woven products- their hybrid turf system- XtraGrass and 3G turf- MX TriMension. Installed in 2015, the XtraGrass pitches at both The Kassam Stadium and Ricoh Arena have each had recognition for their performance. The pitch at […]

Kubota Agriculture expands into Kent with Lister Machinery

New £1.6m flagship depot to open in Spring 2017 Lister Machinery is investing over £1.6m to open a new depot in Ashford, Kent, which will become a flagship dealer for Kubota UK’s complete range of market leading machinery solutions. The partnership, between two major players in the sector, will now mean that Kubota’s agricultural range […]

Iseki Tractors ‘Behind-the-Scenes’ at Olympia Horse Show

Ransomes Jacobsen, the European distributors of Iseki tractors and mowers, recently loaned several Iseki tractors to the Olympia Horse show for the second year running. The show was held at The Grand Hall in Hammersmith, London. The tractors on loan included the new TLE3400 with loader attachment, a TH4335, a TG6370 IQ, and both the […]

Parting thoughts from David Withers

Following his recent departure from the position of President of Jacobsen, David Withers offers some final thoughts. I think you probably know my history that I joined Jacobsen in the UK in 1992 as a Regional Sales manager, and then had a variety of increasingly senior roles within the organization became Managing Director of Ransomes […]

ClearWater is Number One at BTME 2017!

Highspeed Group is focusing on their Number One product ClearWater and sees BTME 2017 as the ideal platform to build on the last twelve months success. Highspeed Group’s joint M.D. David Mears commented: “BTME is always an excellent show for us and 2016 exceeded expectations with us taking a record number of ClearWater enquiries. For […]


Redwood Global, manufacturer of Först woodchippers, has now expanded distribution of its market leading range of high performance and robust woodchippers into Europe following a period of significant growth. The manufacturer has set up strategic dealer partnerships with industry experts in France, Norway and Denmark that will see arboricultural sales specialists solely distribute Först machines […]


Huxley Golf was commissioned by Merchiston Castle School near Edinburgh to strengthen its on-campus golf facilities with a comprehensive all-weather practice zone. The leading independent boys’ school is known for its high level sporting programme and has its own Golf Academy at the nearby Kings Acre Golf Course. Led by PGA Professional Alan Murdoch, Merchiston […]

Storm-tec weathers it with Polaris

Storm-tec has been appointed an authorised Polaris dealer for the Republic of Ireland. The Wexford-based dealership has built an exceptional reputation supplying clients in the marine industry, including the Irish Coast Guard, Community Rescue Service, the Rivers Agency, Inland Fisheries Ireland and the Northern Ireland Fire Service. With a policy of working only with premium […]