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Emergency Authorisation For Acelepryn Reapproved

Emergency Authorisation For Acelepryn Reapproved: The Emergency Authorisation for the use of the Syngenta insecticide, Acelepryn, for the control of chafer grubs and leatherjacket has been reapproved for the 2019 season. The request was applied for by ICL, on behalf of the amenity industry. Chafer grubs and leatherjackets cause damage to turf through extensive feeding […]

Big Plans For TinyLineMarker

Big Plans For TinyLineMarker: The extraordinary levels of savings in time, resources and therefore money forecast by the investment in Rigby Taylor’s robotic TinyLineMarker (TLM) line marking machine will not only see Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council’s Street Scene team achieve a return on investment measured in months, but the new-found efficiencies will also enable the […]

INFINICUT Key For Duncan Toon

INFINICUT Key For Duncan Toon: As part of an on-going investment programme, Warwick Independent Schools Foundation have purchased two Cub Cadet INFINICUT® mowers, as well as a selection of TMSystem™ cassettes.  In a very short time Grounds Manager Duncan Toon says the vast improvement in the condition of the natural grass surfaces is down to […]

Award For Gillingham Groundsman

Award For Gillingham Groundsman: Gillingham groundsman John Plummer was awarded the Elliott Scally Cup at the club’s awards evening last Sunday. The cup goes to someone at the club who deserves special recognition. Plummer was given the daunting task of dealing with a new hybrid pitch early on in the season after the old one […]

Land Art For Tour de Yorkshire

Land Art For Tour de Yorkshire: A robotic line marking machine designed primarily for marking out sports pitches has been used to create a series of striking images of cyclists on an Askern hillside for the Asda Tour de Yorkshire cycling event. The Land Art – in one case measuring 100 metres by 40 metres […]

Eco Village New For SALTEX 2019

Eco Village New For SALTEX 2019: New for 2019, SALTEX visitors can expect to experience the latest green technology in groundscare in a new area on the show floor, which is purely dedicated to environmentally-friendly products. The trend towards sustainable and environmentally-friendly practices in groundscare is gathering pace. Today, an increased number of grounds personnel, […]

Plastic Pitches Set For Twenty20

Plastic Pitches Set For Twenty20: The ECB expect plastic pitches to be used in domestic Twenty20 action this season when the heavy World Cup scheduling takes its toll on the squares of the country’s leading grounds. Artificial surfaces are yet to be used for professional matches in the UK but the ECB’s cricket committee sanctioned […]

Queen’s Award For Allett

Queen’s Award For Allett: Allett, the Staffordshire based specialist cylinder mower manufacturer, has won the coveted Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2019 in recognition of its growth in exports and contribution to the British economy. A wholly British-owned company, Allett has designed and manufactured mowers for the sports and premium lawns market for over […]

New Mower Engineered For Slopes

New Mower Engineered For Slopes: For more than 50 years, AS Motor have been working continuously on new technologies and the consistent further development of their extensive range of mowers. The AS 1040 Yak ride-on flail mower from AS-Motor Germany GmbH & Co. is a major innovation for ride-on mowers and is a recent addition […]

GKB Ideal For Artificial Maintenance

GKB Ideal For Artificial Maintenance: Launching his dedicated artificial sports turf maintenance business this month, Sports and Courts Maintenance Ltd, Jon Lawson was looking for something that would decompact and assist in the deep cleaning and rejuvenating of artificial sports turf and was impressed with the robustness of GKB’s Renovator and the size of the […]