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Category Archives: Trade News

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GEAs introduces new Home Unions National Awards

GEAs introduces new Home Unions National Awards

STRI Group is delighted to announce the addition of a new set of honours for the 2020 Golf Environment Awards (GEAs).   The Home Unions…

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STRI receives double award from ALCI

STRI receives double award from ALCI

Features, News, Sport, Trade News / 5th April 2019

STRI has received two accolades at the prestigious Association of Landscape Contractors of Ireland Awards (ALCI), which celebrate exceptional landscape projects.     STRI beat…

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Producing a safe and fair racecourse

Producing a safe and fair racecourse

Features, News, Sport, Trade News / 3rd April 2019

As punters ready their wallets for a flutter on the Grand National, STRI agronomist Richard Wing takes a look at what goes into producing a…

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Highlights: GEA winners trip to the Algarve

Highlights: GEA winners trip to the Algarve

We take a sneaky peak into Bob Taylor‘s diary after the 2019 Golf Environment Award winners return from their trip of a lifetime to visit…

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Six reasons to love butterflies – Rowan’s rambles

Six reasons to love butterflies – Rowan’s rambles

As butterfly species continue to decline in the UK, STRI ecological consultant, Rowan Rumball, lists his top six reasons to help protect our fragile friends….

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A successful switch to J Premier Wicket gets Durham CCC set for World Cup

A successful switch to J Premier Wicket gets Durham CCC set for World Cup

Trade News / 14th March 2019

2019 promises to be a big year for Cricket, as England and Wales host the ICC World Cup, with preparations at grounds up and down…

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No rain? No problem!

No rain? No problem!

Trade News / 13th March 2019

Sherriff Amenity’s Marathon fertilisers help overcome last year’s drought.     With prolonged heat and drought conditions challenging turf managers up and down the country,…

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Keeping Limagrain in the family

Keeping Limagrain in the family

Trade News / 13th March 2019

After a recommendation from his father Keith, Alex Exton, head groundsman at Witham Hall in Lincolnshire, claims he has not looked back since using a…

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ICL reveal three-year wetting agent project

ICL reveal three-year wetting agent project

Trade News / 13th March 2019

Producing the top-quality turf needed for high-level sports requires a keen focus on turf maintenance and inputs. All applications of water and nutrients should be…

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SALTEX continues to attract renowned industry exhibitors

SALTEX continues to attract renowned industry exhibitors

Trade News / 13th March 2019

Now in its 74th year, SALTEX is growing from strength to strength in its NEC home.     In fact, already 70 per cent of…

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Dennis & SISIS Groundcare seminar widely praised

Dennis & SISIS Groundcare seminar widely praised

Trade News / 13th March 2019

The Dennis and SISIS Groundcare seminar took place at St. Albans School, Woollam Trust Playing Fields on Tuesday 19 February with delegates all claiming it…

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The horse, the shoe, and the race track

The horse, the shoe, and the race track

Ecology, Environments, News, Trade News / 11th March 2019

As trainers prepare their horses for the Cheltenham festival, STRI agronomy operations manager, Steve Gingell, dons his binoculars and takes a closer look at hoof…

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Skin cancer – the risks to outdoor workers

Skin cancer – the risks to outdoor workers

Features, News, Sport, Trade News / 1st March 2019

The turf industry is linked to the sun in every way. Climate plays such an important part in the management decisions turf professionals make that…

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ICL launch two new SierrablenPlus analyses

ICL launch two new SierrablenPlus analyses

Trade News / 25th February 2019

ICL has announced the launch of two new additions to its leading range of SierrablenPlus fertilizers. The new products – “Renovator” 11-11-5 + 4CaO +…

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Tried and tested Headland programme delivers strong fairways at Abridge GC

Tried and tested Headland programme delivers strong fairways at Abridge GC

Trade News / 22nd February 2019

In what was a challenging year for Greenkeepers up and down and the country, Course Manager at Abridge Golf Club Geoff Smith had no complaints…

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Warwick Racecourse choose ProMaster 79 to deliver results in challenging conditions

Warwick Racecourse choose ProMaster 79 to deliver results in challenging conditions

Trade News / 18th February 2019

Maintaining a strong, healthy and dense sward over a wet winter period is a headache for any Turf Manager, but for Head Groundsman at Warwick…

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Six year sward conversion programme at Sheringham GC on track thanks to Redexim seeders

Six year sward conversion programme at Sheringham GC on track thanks to Redexim seeders

Trade News / 15th February 2019

Norfolk’s Sheringham Golf Club has called on a duo of seeders from Charterhouse Turf Machinery to help their aim of achieving ‘continuous development’.  With advice…

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Sherriff’s Marathon is tenacious for Trojans

Sherriff’s Marathon is tenacious for Trojans

Trade News / 15th February 2019

Heavy usage on the sports pitches at the Trojan Club in Eastleigh, Hampshire, means that head groundsman Dave Edwards needs to ensure the turf stands…

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H2Pro TriSmart makes a difference at  The West Lancashire GC

H2Pro TriSmart makes a difference at The West Lancashire GC

Trade News / 14th February 2019

Stuart Hogg, Course Manager at The West Lancashire Golf Club, believes that ICL’s H2Pro TriSmart provides him with everything he requires from a wetting agent….

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Limagrain the front runner at York Racecourse

Limagrain the front runner at York Racecourse

Trade News / 13th February 2019

As a long-term user of Limagrain grass seed, Adrian Kay, head groundsman at York Racecourse, believes that an improvised MM25 mixture gives him the confidence…

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NEW H2Pro SaltSmart launched by ICL

NEW H2Pro SaltSmart launched by ICL

Trade News / 8th February 2019

ICL has announced the launch of an exciting new addition to its leading range of H2Pro wetting agents – H2Pro “SaltSmart”. Utilising advanced polymer and…

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Exhibitors praise ‘valuable’ SALTEX

Exhibitors praise ‘valuable’ SALTEX

Trade News / 4th February 2019

The SALTEX 2018 post-show survey has revealed that an overwhelming amount of exhibitors reported hugely successful business results with many claiming that it was the…

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Dennis & SISIS exhibiting at GIS 2019

Dennis & SISIS exhibiting at GIS 2019

Trade News / 30th January 2019

Dennis & SISIS will be exhibiting at GIS (Golf Industry Show) 2019 which takes place at San Diego’s Convention Center on February 6-7. GIS is…

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Charterhouse break new ground with launch of OxyShot

Charterhouse break new ground with launch of OxyShot

Trade News / 23rd January 2019

BTME 2019 saw Charterhouse Turf Machinery launch a new machine into their Aeration portfolio – the OxyShot. Produced in response to industry demand for a…

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DLF Select programme takes the guesswork out of seed quality

DLF Select programme takes the guesswork out of seed quality

Trade News / 23rd January 2019

Following two years of research and investment, DLF will launch the new ‘DLF Select’ quality programme and seed range for the 2019 season. In a…

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A trio of new products showcased at BTME by Headland Amenity

A trio of new products showcased at BTME by Headland Amenity

Trade News / 23rd January 2019

They say all good things come in 3’s and for Headland Amenity, BTME 2019 saw the introduction of three new products to their range of…

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Limagrain UK’s MM succeeds at Charterhouse

Limagrain UK’s MM succeeds at Charterhouse

Trade News / 17th January 2019

Lee Marshallsay, grounds manager at Charterhouse in Surrey, has reported successful results after using a range of MM grass seed from Limagrain UK. Lee has…

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Barenbrug at BTME 2019

Barenbrug at BTME 2019

Trade News / 17th January 2019

Barenbrug, the UK’s biggest and most innovative grass seed producer, will be showcasing its industry-leading products and cultivars at BTME 2019. You can find Barenbrug’s…

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ICL a key supplier for John Ledwidge

ICL a key supplier for John Ledwidge

Trade News / 17th January 2019

John Ledwidge has praised the consistent support he receives from ICL – particularly during what is an incredibly exciting and somewhat busy period for the…

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Dennis & SISIS launch new Groundcare Seminar

Dennis & SISIS launch new Groundcare Seminar

Trade News / 17th January 2019

Dennis & SISIS have announced an exciting new free-to-attend Groundcare Seminar which has been designed with education in mind for those involved in groundcare on…

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Invasives Science Live success

Invasives Science Live success

Trade News / 17th January 2019

Over 60 contractors and invasive weed eradication specialists recently attended Invasives Science Live – a unique event that showcased the latest research and technological innovations…

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See the light at BTME with Syngenta

See the light at BTME with Syngenta

Trade News / 7th January 2019

Syngenta will be giving turf managers the chance to win a professional PAR light meter every day at BTME 2019 – to scientifically measure useable…

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Visitors vote SALTEX 2018 the best yet

Visitors vote SALTEX 2018 the best yet

Trade News / 4th January 2019

The SALTEX 2018 post-show visitor survey has revealed that an overwhelming amount of attendees felt that SALTEX 2018 was the best and most vibrant show…

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Dennis & SISIS to showcase all-star line-up at STMA

Dennis & SISIS to showcase all-star line-up at STMA

Trade News / 20th December 2018

Dennis and SISIS will be showcasing an all-star line-up of equipment at the 2019 Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) Conference and Exhibition, including the recently…

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The Golf Environment Awards finalists 2019

The Golf Environment Awards finalists 2019

Ecology, Environments, Features, Trade News / 19th December 2018

STRI ecologist, Rowan Rumball, looks back on his first year with the Golf Environment Awards and discusses the 2019 finalists.         Earlier…

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ICL helps take Shrewsbury School from summer to winter

ICL helps take Shrewsbury School from summer to winter

Trade News / 11th December 2018

With an incredibly short renovation window to transform his summer sports pitches into winter sports pitches, Andy Richards, Grounds Manager at Shrewsbury School, can’t afford…

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New ICL products and innovations coming to BTME

New ICL products and innovations coming to BTME

Trade News / 10th December 2018

ICL, who can be found at Stand 426 in the Purple Zone, will be showcasing a range of new products and innovative technologies at BTME…

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Discover PrecisionPro – the award winning sports turf app

Discover PrecisionPro – the award winning sports turf app

Trade News / 10th December 2018

Visitors to the Sherriff Amenity stand (110), located in the Blue Zone at BTME 2019, will be able to find out more about the award…

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Improve your course with Limagrain UK

Improve your course with Limagrain UK

Trade News / 10th December 2018

Visitors to the Limagrain UK stand (140), located in the Blue Zone at BTME 2019, can expect a range of market leading products that can…

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Dennis and SISIS head to BTME

Dennis and SISIS head to BTME

Trade News / 10th December 2018

Dennis and SISIS will be heading to Harrogate and BTME 2019 on their new stand, located in the red zone on Stand 247.    …

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Terra Firma expands machinery portfolio

Terra Firma expands machinery portfolio

Trade News / 7th December 2018

Terra Firma has significantly increased its groundcare machinery offering by adding four new brands to its portfolio.     Terra Firma, one of Scotland’s largest…

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STRI Group appoints Gwynn Davies

STRI Group appoints Gwynn Davies

News, Sport, Trade News / 7th December 2018

STRI Group is delighted to announce that Gwynn Davies has been appointed as a turfgrass consultant, to support extensive business growth and service development in…

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Headland Amenity to return to BTME – Stand 262, Red Zone

Headland Amenity to return to BTME – Stand 262, Red Zone

Trade News / 4th December 2018

Retuning to BTME 2019 with their range of plant nutrition products for golf and sports turf will be Headland Amenity. Particular highlights on stand 262…

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DLF to exhibit at BTME, Red Zone Stand 214

DLF to exhibit at BTME, Red Zone Stand 214

Trade News / 4th December 2018

The Johnsons Sports Seed range has always been focused on quality, providing professional turf managers with the tools to deliver high performance turf that can…

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New Customer Care Manager for Bernhard

New Customer Care Manager for Bernhard

Trade News / 3rd December 2018

Bernhard and Company is pleased to announce that Stuart Hall has recently joined as its Customer Care Manager. Stuart has moved from Reesink Turfcare UK…

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SALTEX 2018 – shaping the future of groundscare

SALTEX 2018 – shaping the future of groundscare

Trade News / 3rd December 2018

From robotics to hybrid mowers and digital apps, ground-breaking ideas to thought provoking debates, career enhancing advice to limitless opportunities; the recent SALTEX 2018 at…

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ICL embark on four-year seaweed project

ICL embark on four-year seaweed project

Trade News / 22nd November 2018

ICL has joined forces with Royal Holloway, University of London to embark on a unique four-year research project which will look in detail at the…

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SISIS Quadraplay performs at Dudley Kingswinsford RFC

SISIS Quadraplay performs at Dudley Kingswinsford RFC

Trade News / 22nd November 2018

A volunteer groundsman at Dudley Kingswinford Rugby Club in the West Midlands has praised the SISIS Quadraplay single pass maintenance system after the club purchased…

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Sherriff Amenity wins SALTEX Innovation Award 2018

Sherriff Amenity wins SALTEX Innovation Award 2018

Trade News / 22nd November 2018

On the first day of SALTEX 2018, Sherriff Amenity’s ground-breaking new app, PrecisionPro, was announced as the winner of the second, annual SALTEX Innovation Award….

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Dennis Razor shows its quality at Mapperley

Dennis Razor shows its quality at Mapperley

Trade News / 22nd November 2018

According to deputy head greenkeeper and mechanic Michael Dickson, there has been a notable improvement in the quality of the greens at Mapperley Golf Club…

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Monitoring impacts of EU Exit on the pesticides sector

Monitoring impacts of EU Exit on the pesticides sector

Research, Trade News / 21st November 2018

Defra research study   What are we doing? Although there is still uncertainty about future arrangements for EU Exit, Defra and other government departments are…

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MM seed thrives at Redditch GC

MM seed thrives at Redditch GC

Trade News / 9th November 2018

Karl Williams, course manager at Redditch Golf Club, has reported fantastic results from applying a range of Limagrain’s MM grass seed on the tees and…

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2019 Golf Environment Awards finalists announced

2019 Golf Environment Awards finalists announced

Ecology, Environments, Features, News, Trade News / 8th November 2018

STRI is delighted to announce the finalists for the 2019 Golf Environment Awards (GEAs), recognising golf clubs and individuals that strive to undertake environmental best practice.    …

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The Prince of Puns lined up for the IOG Industry Awards

The Prince of Puns lined up for the IOG Industry Awards

Trade News / 29th October 2018

Milton Jones funny man takes the reigns from Bake Off’s Tom Allen at IOG Industry Awards This year’s IOG Industry Awards event will be full…

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New face in the North for DLF/Johnsons Sports Seeds

New face in the North for DLF/Johnsons Sports Seeds

Trade News / 29th October 2018

To support their continued investment, growth and increase in sales, DLF Seeds have announced the appointment of Alistair Eccles. Joining the amenity team as Regional…

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Final three announced for SALTEX 2018 Innovation Award

Final three announced for SALTEX 2018 Innovation Award

Trade News / 26th October 2018

Reesink Turfcare, Sherriff Amenity and McConnel have been announced as the final three companies competing to get their hands on the SALTEX 2018 Innovation Award. …

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MM60 passes the test at George Heriots

MM60 passes the test at George Heriots

Trade News / 24th October 2018

Simon Theurer, head groundsman at George Heriots School in Edinburgh, has reported excellent results from overseeding with Limagrain’s MM60 grass seed mix.       Originally…

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West Malling GC benefits from Turf Rewards

West Malling GC benefits from Turf Rewards

Trade News / 23rd October 2018

Sam Young, Course Manager at West Malling Golf Club in Kent, has seen an improvement in the efficacy of his spraying operations since claiming the…

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Plan your visit to SALTEX 2018

Plan your visit to SALTEX 2018

Trade News / 18th October 2018

The countdown is on to Europe’s largest annual turf management event and here is a reminder of everything you need to know ahead of SALTEX…

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SALTEX 2018: pre-reg up & outdoor demos a sell out

SALTEX 2018: pre-reg up & outdoor demos a sell out

Trade News / 11th October 2018

Event organisers have reported a significant increase in pre-show visitor registration ahead of SALTEX 2018, which takes place at The NEC, Birmingham on 31 October…

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Limagrain UK host independent school event at AELTC

Limagrain UK host independent school event at AELTC

Trade News / 9th October 2018

Limagrain UK recently hosted an event at the All England Lawn Tennis Club, Wimbledon, in which a number of independent school groundsmen were treated to…

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Greenmaster Invigorator crucial for Kingsbarns fairways

Greenmaster Invigorator crucial for Kingsbarns fairways

Trade News / 9th October 2018

Innes Knight, Course and Facilities Manager at Kingsbarns Golf Links, says that ICL’s Greenmaster Pro-Lite Invigorator 4-0-8+2MgO+4Fe is crucial to his fairways maintenance programme.  …

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SISIS success at Shrewsbury School

SISIS success at Shrewsbury School

Trade News / 9th October 2018

Andy Richards, grounds manager at Shrewsbury School, has reported excellent results from using a range of SISIS equipment to maintain the School’s widely praised sports…

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Marathon is the front runner at Hamilton Park

Marathon is the front runner at Hamilton Park

Trade News / 3rd October 2018

Stephen Fyles, track manager at Hamilton Park racecourse, has noticed significant improvements since switching to a variety of Marathon Sport extended release fertilisers from Sherriff…

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SALTEX Innovation Award 2018

SALTEX Innovation Award 2018

Trade News / 2nd October 2018

SALTEX plays host to the most technologically advanced-equipment showcase in grounds management. After making its successful debut last year, the SALTEX Innovation Award is back…

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Dennis shows cutting edge technology at SALTEX 2018

Dennis shows cutting edge technology at SALTEX 2018

Trade News / 26th September 2018

A visit to the Dennis stand on E070 at IOG SALTEX 2018 will show how the company’s range of world class turf maintenance equipment enables…

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Crystal Green® takes centre stage for Headland Amenity at SALTEX

Crystal Green® takes centre stage for Headland Amenity at SALTEX

Trade News / 21st September 2018

Stand H050 Crystal Green® will feature heavily on the Headland Amenity stand at SALTEX 2018.  A source of slow-release phosphorus, nitrogen and magnesium recovered from nutrient-rich…

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DLF focus on ‘prevention rather than reaction’ for winter overseeding

DLF focus on ‘prevention rather than reaction’ for winter overseeding

Trade News / 21st September 2018

Stand J100 Following a year of extreme weather conditions, a stop by the DLF stand, J100 at SALTEX, will be a must for Turf Managers…

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Stressbuster and Primo Maxx the winning formula for Rosemount

Stressbuster and Primo Maxx the winning formula for Rosemount

Trade News / 21st September 2018

Brian Scott, Course Manager at the Rosemount course at Blairgowrie Golf Club in Perthshire, Scotland, believes that the success of his greens is largely thanks…

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MLR launch the Orn

MLR launch the Orn

News, Sport, Trade News / 19th September 2018

MLR, the international sports supplementary lighting business, has launched a new lighting rig specifically designed for golf courses – the first of its kind in…

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ICL appoint Andrew Pledger

ICL appoint Andrew Pledger

Trade News / 12th September 2018

ICL Turf & Landscape are pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Pledger as their new Technical Area Sales Manager covering the South East of…

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Sherriff Amenity to demonstrate ‘precise’ turf management at SALTEX

Sherriff Amenity to demonstrate ‘precise’ turf management at SALTEX

Trade News / 11th September 2018

Visitors to the Sherriff Amenity stand (E060) at SALTEX 2018 will get the chance to find out how they could significantly improve their turf through…

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ICL at SALTEX 2018

ICL at SALTEX 2018

Trade News / 11th September 2018

Leading the way in offering the very best in product innovation, visitors to the ICL stand (K030) at SALTEX 2018 will get the chance to…

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Market leading MM seed on display at SALTEX

Market leading MM seed on display at SALTEX

Trade News / 11th September 2018

Limagrain UK, one of the world’s largest seed companies will be showcasing its impressive range of grass seed mixtures, including the market leading MM60 and…

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MM keeps standards high at Cheltenham College

MM keeps standards high at Cheltenham College

Trade News / 7th September 2018

Christian Brain, head of grounds at Cheltenham College, believes that Limagrain UK’s range of MM grass seed mixtures have helped him to maintain the high…

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SISIS key to cricket maintenance at Merchant Taylors’

SISIS key to cricket maintenance at Merchant Taylors’

Trade News / 6th September 2018

Merchant Taylors’ has recently purchased a range of SISIS equipment to help maintain the top class cricket facilities on offer at the prestigious school in…

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Dennis combination gets results at St Albans

Dennis combination gets results at St Albans

Trade News / 5th September 2018

Ian Smith, turf consultant for St Albans School, Woollam Trust Playing Fields, has reported excellent results from using the combination of a Dennis G860 cassette…

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ICL takes Downfield GC to next level

ICL takes Downfield GC to next level

Trade News / 5th September 2018

John Watson, Course Manager at Downfield Golf Club in Dundee, has been using ICL products for the entirety of his 20 year greenkeeping career and…

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Sign up for Learning LIVE 2018 educational sessions

Sign up for Learning LIVE 2018 educational sessions

Trade News / 4th September 2018

SALTEX event organisers have revealed exciting details about this year’s all-encompassing education programme – Learning LIVE. The CPD-accredited seminars are free to attend and registration…

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Sherriff tank-mixes a ‘game-changer’ at Sweetwoods Park

Sherriff tank-mixes a ‘game-changer’ at Sweetwoods Park

Trade News / 3rd September 2018

Allan Tait, Course Manager at Sweetwoods Park Golf Club in Cowden, Kent, has reported excellent results from using two tank mixes containing a range of…

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To bee or not to bee

To bee or not to bee

Trade News / 28th August 2018

There really is no question about it, bees are one of the most vital components of the eco-system and in the past five years there…

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Operation Pollinator instant on-line sign up

Operation Pollinator instant on-line sign up

Trade News / 23rd August 2018

Golf courses can now sign up to join the Syngenta Operation Pollinator initiative quickly and easily, with an instant on-line form. Over 100 golf courses…

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New E2 Pro Elicitor from Sherriff Amenity

New E2 Pro Elicitor from Sherriff Amenity

Trade News / 22nd August 2018

Sherriff Amenity has announced the launch of E2 Pro Elicitor – a new unique soluble plant biostimulant which contains Harpin aβ.     E2 Pro…

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Dennis & SISIS event a hit with cricket groundsmen

Dennis & SISIS event a hit with cricket groundsmen

Trade News / 20th August 2018

Over 130 cricket groundsmen made their way to Cheltenham College for the second ever Dennis and SISIS’ Cricket Pitch Renovation Day, which featured a mix…

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H2Pro key to Lansdowne’s moisture management programme

H2Pro key to Lansdowne’s moisture management programme

Trade News / 20th August 2018

The Lansdowne course at Blairgowrie Golf Club in Perthshire, Scotland has seen huge benefits since using a range of ICL’s H2Pro moisture management products –…

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DLF Seeds makes strategic acquisition with PGG Wrightson Seeds

DLF Seeds makes strategic acquisition with PGG Wrightson Seeds

Trade News / 17th August 2018

DLF Seeds have announced that an agreement has been reached to acquire PGG Wrightson Seeds. With DLF recognised as a leading seed player in the…

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Research underlines credentials of younger thinner cut turf for quicker establishment

Research underlines credentials of younger thinner cut turf for quicker establishment

Trade News / 17th August 2018

Independent research by the Sports Turf Research Institute (STRI) has underlined the credentials of younger thinner cut turf for its ability to root more quickly…

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Fantastic fairways from the SISIS Flexibrush

Fantastic fairways from the SISIS Flexibrush

Trade News / 13th August 2018

Lawrence Ryan, course manager at Overstone Park Resort, believes that the SISIS tractor mounted Flexibrush delivers fantastic results on the picturesque fairways at the Northampton…

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Limagrain is a ‘proven package’ for The Posh

Limagrain is a ‘proven package’ for The Posh

Trade News / 10th August 2018

Rob Bradshaw, head groundsman at Peterborough United FC’s Mick George Training Academy, has praised both the product and the service he receives from Limagrain UK….

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Dunbar GC finds BLEC Multiseeder creates minimum disruption to course

Dunbar GC finds BLEC Multiseeder creates minimum disruption to course

Trade News / 9th August 2018

Set within Scotland’s Golf Coast, the 18 hole links course at Dunbar Golf Club demands accuracy and judgement as play follows natural contours and a…

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Merchant Taylors’ continue to choose Dennis

Merchant Taylors’ continue to choose Dennis

Trade News / 9th August 2018

After a complete fleet renewal at Merchant Taylors’ School, grounds manager Richard Ayling has continued to put his trust in Dennis by purchasing a G860…

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Pitchworks continues to grow with new appointment

Pitchworks continues to grow with new appointment

Trade News / 6th August 2018

Pitchworks, market specialists in supplying superior ground equipment and products to the sports industry, has announced the appointment of Lee Williams as its new Area…

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ICL Independent Schools Seminar is a hit for Six

ICL Independent Schools Seminar is a hit for Six

Trade News / 6th August 2018

ICL marks its sixth Independent Schools Seminar in style   ICL recently held the sixth successive annual Independent Schools Seminar. The event, held at Edgbaston…

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Digital download to plan your fungicide calendar

Digital download to plan your fungicide calendar

Trade News / 6th August 2018

Syngenta has launched a digital download of its highly popular Proactive Fungicide Calendar, to enable Superintendents, Course Managers and Agronomists to plan a bespoke fungicide…

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New Innovation Hub at SALTEX

New Innovation Hub at SALTEX

Trade News / 2nd August 2018

New for 2018, SALTEX visitors can expect to see and experience the very latest groundscare ingenuity in a new area on the show floor which…

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Flexible GoGreen gets instant results at Rustington

Flexible GoGreen gets instant results at Rustington

Trade News / 1st August 2018

According to Head Greenkeeper Rob Hill the unique nine-hole course at Rustington Golf Centre in West Sussex is looking the best it has ever been…

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DLF mixtures provide solution to cricket wickets and outfields at Kings School

DLF mixtures provide solution to cricket wickets and outfields at Kings School

Trade News / 21st July 2018

A ‘historic and inspirational cathedral setting’ provides the backdrop for studies to the pupils at The King’s School, Gloucester. In charge of maintaining the 3…

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Wolves put their trust in ICL granulars

Wolves put their trust in ICL granulars

Trade News / 18th July 2018

Wayne Lumbard, Head Groundsman at Wolverhampton Wanderers FC has reason to celebrate. Not only has the team been promoted to the Premier League, but in…

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Dennis and SISIS announce 2018 cricket renovation date

Dennis and SISIS announce 2018 cricket renovation date

Trade News / 18th July 2018

Dennis and SISIS have announced the date for their popular cricket renovation day for 2018. The event will be held at Cheltenham College on 7…

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Rolawn helps Young Offenders garden scoop Silver at Hampton Court Show

Rolawn helps Young Offenders garden scoop Silver at Hampton Court Show

Trade News / 16th July 2018

Rolawn’s continued support of the 2018 show season paid dividends for many of the show gardens at this year’s RHS Hampton Court Flower Show, with…

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Colour Splash wows members at Burnham Beeches

Colour Splash wows members at Burnham Beeches

Trade News / 13th July 2018

Lee Bishop, Course Manager at Burnham Beeches Golf Club in South Buckinghamshire, has said that Limagrain UK’s range of Colour Splash flower mixtures have helped…

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SISIS Auto Rotorake needs to be seen to be believed

SISIS Auto Rotorake needs to be seen to be believed

Trade News / 12th July 2018

Andy Richards, Grounds Manager at Shrewsbury School, has claimed that he is amazed at the amount of material the SISIS Auto Rotorake MK5 removes from…

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Lawn Care Legends LIVE comes to SALTEX

Lawn Care Legends LIVE comes to SALTEX

Trade News / 6th July 2018

A fantastic networking opportunity for landscapers and gardeners will be available at SALTEX 2018 – which takes place at the NEC, Birmingham on 31 October…

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The ICL Continue to Learn Scholarship 2019

The ICL Continue to Learn Scholarship 2019

Trade News / 6th July 2018

Applications are now open for the ICL Continue to Learn Scholarship 2019.     Now in its third year, ICL and BIGGA are seeking five…

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Ecoplug Max prevents re-growth in Yorkshire

Ecoplug Max prevents re-growth in Yorkshire

Trade News / 20th June 2018

Martin Lingard, Contracts Manager for Lowther Forestry, has reported that ICL’s Ecoplug Max is helping him manage an extensive tree and shrub clearance project throughout…

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Record result for Barenbrug: #1 variety in BSPB Turfgrass Seed Booklet 2018

Record result for Barenbrug: #1 variety in BSPB Turfgrass Seed Booklet 2018

Trade News / 19th June 2018

ALL BENT is number one bentgrass mixture for golf greens Grass expert, Barenbrug UK, has dominated the BSPB Turfgrass bentgrass trials this year, with a…

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Dennis Razor tops the list at Merchant Taylors’

Dennis Razor tops the list at Merchant Taylors’

Trade News / 14th June 2018

After Richard Ayling, grounds manager at Merchant Taylors’ School, drew up a shortlist of new potential machinery to purchase, the Dennis Razor fine turf mower…

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SISIS TM1000 recommended for local cricket clubs

SISIS TM1000 recommended for local cricket clubs

Trade News / 14th June 2018

David Hodgson, groundsman and president at the Kirkstall Educational Cricket Club in Headingley, Leeds, believes that a lot more local cricket clubs would see significant…

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Qualibra is ‘perfect’ for Royal Cinque Ports

Qualibra is ‘perfect’ for Royal Cinque Ports

Trade News / 14th June 2018

James Bledge, Course Manager at Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club in Deal, Kent, says he has successfully treated Dry Patch with monthly applications of Qualibra…

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Dennis and SISIS help prepare for Waterloo Championships

Dennis and SISIS help prepare for Waterloo Championships

Trade News / 7th June 2018

The Dennis FT510 and SISIS Dart are currently helping Mark Audin prepare the green at the Waterloo Hotel, Blackpool, for the biggest national tournament in…

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Gold rush for exhibitors choosing Rolawn at RHS Chelsea 2018

Gold rush for exhibitors choosing Rolawn at RHS Chelsea 2018

Trade News / 7th June 2018

A hugely successful RHS Chelsea Flower Show was enjoyed by companies using Rolawn products, Rolawn’s Medallion® turf, Blended Loam topsoil, Landscaping Bark, and Soil Improver…

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Proud supporter of BBC Gardeners’ World Live

Proud supporter of BBC Gardeners’ World Live

Trade News / 7th June 2018

Rolawn, home of ‘Britain’s Finest Turf’, Medallion® and industry leading blended loam topsoils, landscaping bark and soil improver is proud to be one of the…

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Making light work

Making light work

Trade News / 7th June 2018

New Ryder turf pigment technology from Syngenta offers the chance to instantly enhance the colour and visual appearance of turf, along with exciting properties to…

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SALTEX 2018 visitor registration now open

SALTEX 2018 visitor registration now open

Trade News / 7th June 2018

Event organisers have announced that visitor registration for SALTEX 2018 is now officially open at www.iogsaltex.com. SALTEX 2018, Europe’s largest annual event for groundscare professionals,…

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Show success as 14 medal winners at RHS Malvern Spring Festival chose Rolawn

Show success as 14 medal winners at RHS Malvern Spring Festival chose Rolawn

Trade News / 21st May 2018

While the weather at this year’s RHS Malvern Spring Festival was the crowning glory for the many beautiful show gardens, Rolawn’s topsoils and mulches provided…

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Home is where the heart is for Rolawn as the Yorkshire Dales relocate to Chelsea

Home is where the heart is for Rolawn as the Yorkshire Dales relocate to Chelsea

Trade News / 21st May 2018

Rolawn, the UK’s premium turf and topsoil supplier is working with Welcome to Yorkshire, the region’s tourism destination specialist, to provide 60 square metres of…

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Rolawn becomes proud sponsor of the RHS Malvern Spring Festival 2018

Rolawn becomes proud sponsor of the RHS Malvern Spring Festival 2018

Trade News / 10th May 2018

A total of 13 exhibitors at this year’s RHS Malvern Spring Festival (10th – 13th May at the Three Counties Showground, Malvern), will fly the…

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Clean sweep over to Johnsons J Premier Pitch at Reading FC

Clean sweep over to Johnsons J Premier Pitch at Reading FC

Trade News / 10th May 2018

Making the switch to a brand new grass seed after using the same mixture for 10 years is a big step, but one that Grounds…

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Turf professionals see Charterhouse machines in action at Thetford GC

Turf professionals see Charterhouse machines in action at Thetford GC

Trade News / 10th May 2018

Charterhouse Turf Machinery, in conjunction with dealers Ben Burgess GroundsCare, recently entertained over 80 groundsmen and greenkeepers at an open day at Thetford Golf Club….

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Emma Kilby raises money for  Children with Cancer UK

Emma Kilby raises money for Children with Cancer UK

Trade News / 8th May 2018

Emma Kilby, Technical Area Sales Manager for ICL, has not only beaten three types of cancer but she has also just conquered the London Marathon…

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SISIS Flexicomb extends pitch life at UKC

SISIS Flexicomb extends pitch life at UKC

Trade News / 4th May 2018

Lee Ballard, senior groundsperson at the University of Kent (UKC) in Canterbury, believes that his new SISIS Flexicomb is the perfect tool to help extend…

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SALTEX – driving new leads year round

SALTEX – driving new leads year round

Trade News / 4th May 2018

Since SALTEX 2017 took place at the NEC, Birmingham in November last year, a number of exhibitors are still generating business as a direct result…

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Syngenta appoints Glenn Kirby as UK Technical Manager for turf

Syngenta appoints Glenn Kirby as UK Technical Manager for turf

Trade News / 1st May 2018

Syngenta has appointed Glenn Kirby as the company’s new position of dedicated Technical Manager for the UK Turf & Landscape business. Glenn brings 25 years’…

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New North East Technical Area Sales Manager for ICL

New North East Technical Area Sales Manager for ICL

Trade News / 30th April 2018

ICL has announced the appointment of Craig Lalley as its new Technical Area Sales Manager covering North East England, Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire. Craig joins…

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Sherriff Amenity announced as UK distributor of Turf Improver

Sherriff Amenity announced as UK distributor of Turf Improver

Trade News / 25th April 2018

Sherriff Amenity is delighted to announce that it is now the exclusive UK distributor of Carbon Gold’s Enriched Biochar Turf Improver. Carbon Gold’s aim is…

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Rody Kilbride named Irish Student Greenkeeper of the Year

Rody Kilbride named Irish Student Greenkeeper of the Year

Trade News / 13th April 2018

The winner of the Irish Student Greenkeeper of the Year Award 2018, sponsored by ICL and Syngenta, has been announced as Rody Kilbride from Ballyhaunis,…

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Sherriff Amenity host first ever myTurfClub

Sherriff Amenity host first ever myTurfClub

Trade News / 11th April 2018

Sherriff Amenity recently hosted the very first myTurfClub event at Syngenta UK’s Jealott’s Hill Research Centre in Bracknell – and by all accounts it was…

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ICL fertilizers cure the greens at Blackwell Golf Club

ICL fertilizers cure the greens at Blackwell Golf Club

Trade News / 10th April 2018

After some shading issues were resolved at the exclusive Blackwell Golf Club in Worcestershire, Head Greenkeeper Rhys Thomas has since restored the greens to their…

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New 2 litre pack for ICL’s Esteron T

New 2 litre pack for ICL’s Esteron T

Trade News / 3rd April 2018

ICL’s Esteron T, a low volume dual action selective herbicide, is now available in a more convenient 2 litre pack. Esteron T is an extremely…

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Further investment at Rolawn

Trade News / 3rd April 2018

Continual investment is essential to stay at the forefront of any industry and Rolawn, the UK’s leading high-quality turf grower, understand this better than most….

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Shrewsbury School continues to choose Dennis

Shrewsbury School continues to choose Dennis

Trade News / 3rd April 2018

Andy Richards, grounds manager at Shrewsbury School, has added to his existing fleet of Dennis mowers after recently purchasing three new Dennis FT510s and two…

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Aqua-Zorb Liquid eliminates dry patch at Cowdray Park Golf Club

Aqua-Zorb Liquid eliminates dry patch at Cowdray Park Golf Club

Trade News / 3rd April 2018

After trialling a range of various wetting agents, Jonathan Smith, Course Manager at Cowdray Park Golf Club, West Sussex, found exactly what he was looking…

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Javelin Aer-Aid instils an air of confidence

Javelin Aer-Aid instils an air of confidence

Trade News / 3rd April 2018

Andy Richards, Grounds Manager at Shrewsbury School, is a firm believer that aeration is one of the most important practices carried out by groundsmen, and…

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Greenmaster aids recovery at Blackpool North Shore Golf Club

Greenmaster aids recovery at Blackpool North Shore Golf Club

Trade News / 3rd April 2018

Following a severe Microdochium nivale outbreak which left scars on the greens at Blackpool North Shore Golf Club, Head Greenkeeper Andy Moore, turned to two…

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MM60 is key for Leeds Rhinos

MM60 is key for Leeds Rhinos

Trade News / 3rd April 2018

Ryan Golding, head groundsman at the Emerald Headingley Stadium – home to Leeds Rhinos rugby league and Yorkshire Carnegie rugby union clubs, believes that Limagrain’s…

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SALTEX College Cup winners enjoy Six Nations experience

SALTEX College Cup winners enjoy Six Nations experience

Trade News / 6th March 2018

After winning the SALTEX College Cup for the second year running, students from CAFRE College in Antrim, Northern Ireland, enjoyed an unforgettable experience of helping…

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New Masterline ‘Colour Boost’ flower mixtures add impact to any open space

New Masterline ‘Colour Boost’ flower mixtures add impact to any open space

Trade News / 6th March 2018

New for 2018 from the Masterline range are 3 exciting new ‘Colour Boost’ flower mixture formulations designed to create enhanced, attractive amenity spaces. Available in…

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Strong start for SALTEX 2018

Strong start for SALTEX 2018

Trade News / 6th March 2018

Early indications for the 73rd edition of SALTEX (Sports, Amenities and Landscaping Trade Exhibition) are extremely positive after show organisers reported another record-breaking loyalty period,…

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Sherriff Amenity launch TurfHealth Packages

Sherriff Amenity launch TurfHealth Packages

Trade News / 6th March 2018

Sherriff Amenity have announced the launch of TurfHealth Packages, which are set to offer turf managers a combination of products within the Sherriff Amenity portfolio…

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BALI award winners enjoy insightful visit to Wimbledon

BALI award winners enjoy insightful visit to Wimbledon

Trade News / 6th March 2018

Winners of the 2017 BALI National Landscape Awards, recently enjoyed an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the All England Lawn Tennis Club Wimbledon, which was hosted…

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Rolawn awarded Feefo Gold Trusted Service award 2018

Rolawn awarded Feefo Gold Trusted Service award 2018

Trade News / 6th March 2018

The Feefo Gold Service award, an independent seal of excellence that recognises businesses for delivering exceptional experiences, as rated by real customers has been awarded…

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New additions to ICL & Syngenta’s Ultimate Offers

New additions to ICL & Syngenta’s Ultimate Offers

Trade News / 6th March 2018

ICL & Syngenta have updated and strengthened their popular Ultimate Offers by announcing the addition of two new packages for 2018. Ultimate Offers are a…

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Nothing but MM50 for Sportsturf Management

Nothing but MM50 for Sportsturf Management

Trade News / 14th February 2018

Following a successful trial, Jamie Foyster – owner of Sportsturf Management – has now chosen to exclusively use Limagrain’s MM50 grass seed across every single cricket…

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Dennis G860 a game-changer for Wolves

Dennis G860 a game-changer for Wolves

Trade News / 14th February 2018

A new strategy devised by the owners of Wolverhampton Wanderers FC, has resulted in the club purchasing three new Dennis G860 cylinder mowers.     …

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Turf Rewards continues to grow

Turf Rewards continues to grow

Trade News / 14th February 2018

ICL and Syngenta have announced some exciting developments and an even wider selection of rewards for the Turf Rewards loyalty scheme in 2018. Turf Rewards…

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SISIS the solution at the VMAC

SISIS the solution at the VMAC

Trade News / 13th February 2018

Sergio Pedroza, Fields & Grounds Manager at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center in Seattle, recently purchased three SISIS SSS1000 tractor mounted rotary brush sweepers and…

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‘Phenomenal’ Aqua-Zorb delivers at Birch Grove Estate

‘Phenomenal’ Aqua-Zorb delivers at Birch Grove Estate

Trade News / 13th February 2018

Pete Smith, Course Manager at the highly exclusive Birch Grove Estate in Sussex has reported ‘phenomenal’ results from using Sherriff Amenity’s Aqua-Zorb wetting agent to…

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SALTEX 2017 visitor profile revealed

SALTEX 2017 visitor profile revealed

Trade News / 13th February 2018

After an independent audit confirmed a record-breaking SALTEX attendance at the NEC, the show’s visitor survey has now revealed a fascinating insight into the 8,909…

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Dennis & SISIS announce first 2018 bowls seminar

Dennis & SISIS announce first 2018 bowls seminar

Trade News / 13th February 2018

The first of the 2018 Dennis and SISIS bowling green maintenance seminars has been announced and will take place at the Ipswich & District Indoor…

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New ICL 2018/19 Product Guide

New ICL 2018/19 Product Guide

Trade News / 13th February 2018

ICL’s brand new Turf & Landscape Product Guide for 2018/19 is now available.     The updated 2018/19 Product Guide features the complete range of…

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Syngenta supports greenkeeping team at Le Golf National – hosts of the 2018 Ryder Cup

Syngenta supports greenkeeping team at Le Golf National – hosts of the 2018 Ryder Cup

Trade News / 13th February 2018

This summer Syngenta will be working with Le Golf National, hosts of the Ryder Cup 2018, to sponsor the huge International volunteer greenkeeping team working…

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Headland’s tried and tested strategy for effective disease management

Headland’s tried and tested strategy for effective disease management

Trade News / 13th February 2018

Changes in pesticide legislation are beginning to have a deepening effect on sportsturf quality. In 2017, we lost the most effective fungicide combination – Tebuconazole…

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Waterton Park GC succeeds with All Bent programme thanks to Johnsons & ProNitro

Waterton Park GC succeeds with All Bent programme thanks to Johnsons & ProNitro

Trade News / 13th February 2018

Now into the third year of increasing the bent content of their greens, Wakefield’s Waterton Park Golf Club has achieved the biggest bent showing to…

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Dennis & SISIS to exhibit at GIS 2018

Dennis & SISIS to exhibit at GIS 2018

Trade News / 17th January 2018

Dennis & SISIS have announced that they will be exhibiting at the Golf Industry Show (GIS) at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio,…

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Help Emma make a difference

Help Emma make a difference

Trade News / 11th January 2018

After beating three types of cancer, Emma Kilby, Technical Area Sales Manager for ICL, is taking part in the London Marathon 2018 in a bid…

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Cold start kick-starts Edgbaston’s greens

Cold start kick-starts Edgbaston’s greens

Trade News / 10th January 2018

Eddie Mills, Course Manager at Edgbaston Golf Club in Birmingham, believes that his fully integrated iTurf programme has helped him maintain his particularly stubborn clay-based…

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BTME launch for new Banner Maxx II

BTME launch for new Banner Maxx II

Trade News / 8th January 2018

Banner Maxx II is a new formulation of the tried and tested fungicide, created to deliver even faster uptake into the plant and tackle disease…

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Dennis & SISIS heading to STMA 2018

Dennis & SISIS heading to STMA 2018

Trade News / 20th December 2017

Dennis and SISIS will be showcasing a range of market leading turf maintenance equipment at the 2018 Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) Conference and Exhibition,…

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New head office for Rolawn

New head office for Rolawn

Trade News / 19th December 2017

Rolawn is delighted to announce that it has moved into its new purpose-built head office.     After 40 years based at Elvington, on the…

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Sherriff Amenity setting the standard at BTME

Sherriff Amenity setting the standard at BTME

Trade News / 18th December 2017

On Stand B34 at BTME 2018, Sherriff Amenity will be launching the unique InterMix Tank as well as featuring a wide range of market leading…

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SALTEX attendance continues to grow

SALTEX attendance continues to grow

Trade News / 15th December 2017

An independent audit has confirmed that the combined attendance over the two day exhibition totalled an impressive 8,909 – the highest ever since SALTEX moved…

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Rolawn ranked 44th in top 100 businesses

Rolawn ranked 44th in top 100 businesses

Trade News / 11th December 2017

A debut report that is designed to showcase the biggest and best businesses in York has been compiled by The Press, York St John University’s…

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Amenity Sprayer Operator of the Year 2017

Amenity Sprayer Operator of the Year 2017

Trade News / 11th December 2017

Overall winner to be announced at BTME in January The overall winner of the Amenity Forum Sprayer Operator of the Year Awards, sponsored by ICL…

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SALTEX College Cup signals a bright future

SALTEX College Cup signals a bright future

Trade News / 7th December 2017

After making its debut last year, the SALTEX College Cup was hosted again at this year’s event and demonstrated just how well young groundstaff are…

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ICL fit for a King at Radley College

ICL fit for a King at Radley College

Trade News / 6th December 2017

Adam King, Grounds Manager at Radley College in Abingdon, Oxfordshire has reported excellent results from ICL’s ProTurf and Vitalnova Stressbuster – which he says have…

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Limagrain to preview new cultivars at BTME

Limagrain to preview new cultivars at BTME

Trade News / 1st December 2017

Visitors to the Limagrain stand (C39) at BTME 2018 can expect a sneak peak of two new innovative cultivars for the golf market and also…

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ICL stand is the place to be at BTME 2018

ICL stand is the place to be at BTME 2018

Trade News / 1st December 2017

Stand B54 at BTME 2018 will once again be the place to be. Visitors can expect to learn about innovative new products and find out…

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Dennis and SISIS at BTME 2018

Dennis and SISIS at BTME 2018

Trade News / 30th November 2017

Dennis and SISIS will once again be exhibiting at BTME 2018 on stand A5 where greenkeepers, course managers and turf managers will be able to…

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Non-pesticidal disease management is the Headland focus – Stand B39 at BTME

Non-pesticidal disease management is the Headland focus – Stand B39 at BTME

Trade News / 30th November 2017

The withdrawal of some popular turf fungicides has made it essential that greenkeepers look for ways to minimise plant disease by using a variety of…

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New mixtures and new names at BTME from DLF & Johnsons Sports Seed – Stand A20

New mixtures and new names at BTME from DLF & Johnsons Sports Seed – Stand A20

Trade News / 30th November 2017

Using the very latest data from mixture and official cultivar trials at the STRI, a number of mixtures from both the Masterline and Johnsons Sports…

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Reesink brings latest TORO launch and two stands to BTME

Reesink brings latest TORO launch and two stands to BTME

Trade News / 29th November 2017

Toro’s latest UK launch, the GreensPro 1260, will be headlining the Reesink Turfcare stand at BTME 2018. This year is also the first year that…

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New Live Maps track the future of disease control

New Live Maps track the future of disease control

Trade News / 29th November 2017

A new disease forecasting tool on the Syngenta Greencast turf management website now gives a clear picture of disease pressure across the UK – and…

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SALTEX Innovation Award Winners

SALTEX Innovation Award Winners

Trade News / 29th November 2017

The very first SALTEX Innovation Award celebrated the best in brand new grounds care technology when the show took place at the NEC, Birmingham on…

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Less is more for Leigh Golf Club

Less is more for Leigh Golf Club

Trade News / 29th November 2017

Robert Ainscough, Head Greenkeeper at Leigh Golf Club in Warrington Cheshire, is perhaps one of a few greenkeepers who boasted clean, disease free greens during…

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Three-day round trip to Dennis & SISIS seminar proves invaluable

Three-day round trip to Dennis & SISIS seminar proves invaluable

Trade News / 29th November 2017

After embarking on a three-day round journey to attend a Dennis and SISIS bowling green maintenance seminar in Perth, Scotland, Mike Bailey – secretary and…

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New York Red Bulls Praise SISIS Osca

New York Red Bulls Praise SISIS Osca

Trade News / 14th November 2017

Dan Shemesh, Director of Stadium and Training Grounds for the New York Red Bulls has praised the SISIS Osca 3 which maintains the synthetic turf…

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SALTEX 2017 – The Best Yet

SALTEX 2017 – The Best Yet

Trade News / 10th November 2017

SALTEX 2017 has been hailed as a huge success A year’s worth of meticulous and strategic planning from show organisers culminated in what is being…

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SALTEX 2017 launches Innovation Award

SALTEX 2017 launches Innovation Award

Trade News / 26th October 2017

SALTEX 2017 is set to play host to the most technologically advanced-equipment showcase in grounds management. With this in mind SALTEX event organisers have decided…

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MM50 is ACE for Devonshire Park

MM50 is ACE for Devonshire Park

Trade News / 18th October 2017

Following a successful trial period, Danny Negus – head groundsman at Devonshire Park International Tennis Centre in Eastbourne, has decided to use Limagrain’s MM50 grass…

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Your Industry – Your Show – Your Voice

Your Industry – Your Show – Your Voice

Trade News / 11th October 2017

Learning LIVE at SALTEX 2017 is set to explore and highlight the burning issues that really matter to the groundscare industry through a unique panel…

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G860 combats heavy usage at Huish Park

G860 combats heavy usage at Huish Park

Trade News / 9th October 2017

With over 50 games a season taking place at the Huish Park Stadium, Yeovil Town FC’s head of grounds Richard Allsworth believes that his new…

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J All Bent mixture from Johnsons Sports Seed

J All Bent mixture from Johnsons Sports Seed

Trade News / 6th October 2017

Bowood’s championship golf course near Chippenham is set in 2,000 acres of glorious parkland and is renowned as one of the finest courses in Wiltshire….

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Limagrain Will Showcase Leading Range of Grass Seed at SALTEX 2017

Limagrain Will Showcase Leading Range of Grass Seed at SALTEX 2017

Trade News / 6th October 2017

Limagrain UK, one of the world’s largest seed companies will be showcasing its impressive range of grass seed mixtures, including the market leading MM60, MM50…

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A solution for every surface on Stand E070

A solution for every surface on Stand E070

Trade News / 6th October 2017

At SALTEX 2017 Dennis & SISIS (Stand E070) will be living up to their reputation of having world-class maintenance equipment for every type of playing…

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SISIS return to FSB

SISIS return to FSB

Trade News / 5th October 2017

SISIS has announced that it will be exhibiting at FSB Cologne, Germany from 7-10 November 2017 in Hall 10.2 stand B035. Visitors to the show,…

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Vitalnova Blade and Primo Maxx keep standards high at Trentham Golf Club

Vitalnova Blade and Primo Maxx keep standards high at Trentham Golf Club

Trade News / 29th September 2017

Ed Stant, Course Manager at Trentham Golf Club in Staffordshire believes that two ICL products have been integral in maintaining the health of the course…

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STRI Research shows how to make every seed count

STRI Research shows how to make every seed count

Trade News / 22nd September 2017

Every seed counts when it comes to restoring playing surface quality on golf courses or getting stadium pitches established and stable for the new season….

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Dennis Mowers selected as World Cup mower for third successive tournament

Dennis Mowers selected as World Cup mower for third successive tournament

Trade News / 13th September 2017

After being selected as the official mower at the two most recent FIFA World Cup’s in South Africa and Brazil, Dennis Mowers will be the…

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Sherriff Amenity GoGreen at SALTEX 2017

Sherriff Amenity GoGreen at SALTEX 2017

Trade News / 13th September 2017

At SALTEX 2017 Sherriff Amenity will be showcasing two new products in the renowned GoGreen complexed iron range. Visitors to the stand (E060) will also…

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ICL paves the way for more games at  Pride Park Stadium

ICL paves the way for more games at Pride Park Stadium

Trade News / 13th September 2017

Nathan Scarff, Head Groundsman at Derby County FC, has revealed that a range of ICL products have helped him achieve his main target of hosting…

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Sherriff Amenity Launch StimZyne

Sherriff Amenity Launch StimZyne

Trade News / 11th September 2017

Sherriff Amenity has announced the launch of StimZyne – a new range of hydrocarbon encapsulators and plant growth promoters. StimZyne joins Sherriff Amenity’s leading range…

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SISIS Javelin Aer-Aid impresses in STRI trials

SISIS Javelin Aer-Aid impresses in STRI trials

Trade News / 7th September 2017

Following extensive trials conducted by the STRI (Sports Turf Research Institute), it has been concluded that the SISIS Javelin Aer-Aid tractor mounted aerator would be…

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Sherriff’s Marathon Sport is King of the Jungle

Sherriff’s Marathon Sport is King of the Jungle

Trade News / 7th September 2017

Stuart Vause, head groundsman at Castleford Tigers RLFC, believes that Sherriff Amenity’s range of Marathon Sport fertilisers have signalled dramatic improvements on the pitch at…

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Learning LIVE signals opportunity

Learning LIVE signals opportunity

Trade News / 7th September 2017

The SALTEX 2017 free education programme is set to inspire visitors at the NEC on 1 and 2 November.     With the full Learning…

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Rolawn bag another milestone

Rolawn bag another milestone

Trade News / 7th September 2017

Rolawn added premium quality topsoil in a bulk bag, to their range approximately 15 years ago and are now celebrating the sale of their one…

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ICL announce new Technical Area Sales Manager

ICL announce new Technical Area Sales Manager

Trade News / 7th September 2017

ICL has announced the appointment of Matt Nutter as the new Technical Area Sales Manager operating in South East England, including Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and North…

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New addition to ICL’s Greenmaster Pro-Lite range

New addition to ICL’s Greenmaster Pro-Lite range

Trade News / 7th September 2017

ICL has announced the launch of an upgrade to its autumn/winter fine turf fertilizer range. Greenmaster Pro-Lite Invigorator Plus 4-0-14 +8Fe +2MgO is a new formulation…

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Dennis G34D gives the Red Bulls a boost

Dennis G34D gives the Red Bulls a boost

Trade News / 16th August 2017

Dan Shemesh, Director of Stadium and Training Grounds for the New York Red Bulls has reported excellent results since purchasing a Dennis G34D cylinder mower….

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Nick from Charterhouse ‘tines’ the knot!

Nick from Charterhouse ‘tines’ the knot!

Trade News / 16th August 2017

Charterhouse Turf Machinery’s Sales Manager Nick Darking had a rather urgent appointment at Old Thorns Golf Club on Friday 21st July – but not to drop…

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Quadraplay perfect for multi-tasking groundsman

Quadraplay perfect for multi-tasking groundsman

Trade News / 16th August 2017

Kevin Sturmey – chairman, chief executive AND head groundsman of Taunton Town FC, believes that the multi-functional SISIS Quadraplay single pass maintenance system has been…

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Rolawn hit 160 million

Rolawn hit 160 million

Trade News / 16th August 2017

This week Rolawn proudly harvested and delivered their 160 millionth roll of turf. Since the company was founded in 1975 sales records have been kept…

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SALTEX 2017 ‘YOUR INDUSTRY YOUR SHOW’ visitor registration now open

SALTEX 2017 ‘YOUR INDUSTRY YOUR SHOW’ visitor registration now open

Trade News / 16th August 2017

The countdown to Europe’s largest annual turf management event has officially begun, marked by the opening of online visitor registration.     SALTEX 2017 takes…

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Dennis & SISIS Cricket Pitch Renovation Day a huge success

Dennis & SISIS Cricket Pitch Renovation Day a huge success

Trade News / 16th August 2017

Dennis and SISIS recently hosted their first ever Cricket Pitch Renovation Day which has been hailed a huge success.     Over the past few…

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DLF quintet join team to complete more than a bike ride in the country!

DLF quintet join team to complete more than a bike ride in the country!

Trade News / 16th August 2017

On 1st July a team of 10 cyclists, over half from seed breeders DLF, embarked on a bike ride from Lands End to John O’Groats…

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Groundsmen bowled over by latest ICL Independent School Seminar

Groundsmen bowled over by latest ICL Independent School Seminar

Trade News / 21st July 2017

Fifty groundsmen from independent schools throughout southern England and the Midlands were presented with a wealth of useful advice and information at the latest ICL…

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Dennis Mowers integral for Stoke City FC

Dennis Mowers integral for Stoke City FC

Trade News / 20th July 2017

Both the Dennis G860 and the Dennis Premier play an integral role in maintaining Stoke City FC’s bet365 Stadium pitch and training ground, according to…

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iTurf improves 9 hole Cruit Island GC

iTurf improves 9 hole Cruit Island GC

Trade News / 20th July 2017

Despite working with a small budget, Brian McMonagle, Head Greenkeeper at Cruit Island Golf Club in Donegal, Ireland, has still managed to significantly improve the…

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Limagrain’s MM range is rapid at King’s Bruton

Limagrain’s MM range is rapid at King’s Bruton

Trade News / 17th July 2017

Adrian Davis, head groundsman at King’s Bruton School in Somerset, has reported remarkable germination speed and recovery rates from Limagrain’s leading MM range of grass…

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‘Phenomenal’ SISIS Osca works wonders for the Potters

‘Phenomenal’ SISIS Osca works wonders for the Potters

Trade News / 13th July 2017

Andy Jackson, grounds manager at Stoke City FC, has reported ‘phenomenal’ results since incorporating the SISIS Osca tractor mounted oscillating brush into his synthetic surface…

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Souters Sports bring architect’s vision to life

Souters Sports bring architect’s vision to life

Trade News / 13th July 2017

After successfully completing a huge bunker renovation project at the prestigious West Kilbride Golf Club in Ayrshire, Souters Sports have been widely praised by both…

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Sherriff Amenity and Terra Firma (Scotland) Ltd combine

Sherriff Amenity and Terra Firma (Scotland) Ltd combine

Trade News / 13th July 2017

Sherriff Amenity, the fine turf and landscaping division of Agrovista UK Limited, one of the UK’s leading agronomy firms today announces the acquisition of Terra…

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Rolawn erupts at RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

Rolawn erupts at RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

Trade News / 13th July 2017

Medallion turf volcanos erupting with lava of roses were created by designer Tony Smith, as a show feature for the entrance to the rose pavilion…

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ICL combat wear & tear at Ely City Golf Club

ICL combat wear & tear at Ely City Golf Club

Trade News / 13th July 2017

Andy Baker, Head Greenkeeper at Ely City Golf Course in Cambridgeshire, believes that his use of ICL products have significantly improved the high wear areas…

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A once-in-a-lifetime ‘Wembley’ opportunity for SALTEX College Cup winners

A once-in-a-lifetime ‘Wembley’ opportunity for SALTEX College Cup winners

Trade News / 13th July 2017

The opportunity to stand on arguably the most famous pitch in world football on the day of the FA Cup Final is a dream for…

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Bespoke DLF Johnsons Sports Seed mixture the only choice for Beaufort Polo Club

Bespoke DLF Johnsons Sports Seed mixture the only choice for Beaufort Polo Club

Trade News / 13th July 2017

Beaufort Polo Club in Tetbury is the foremost centre for the development of Polo in the Cotswolds. With 90 acres of fields and grassed areas…

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Rolawn hit the mark at Gardeners’ World Live

Rolawn hit the mark at Gardeners’ World Live

Trade News / 19th June 2017

Rolawn products have contributed again to a raft of award winning show gardens and features at GWLive 2017. Rolawn turf stockist Wyevale Garden Centres, sponsored…

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Synthetic success at Bloxham School

Synthetic success at Bloxham School

Trade News / 14th June 2017

Tom Hall, deputy head groundsman at Bloxham School in Oxfordshire has reported excellent results from using SISIS equipment to maintain the school’s two synthetic sports…

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Yate Turf & Landscape supply business launches new website

Yate Turf & Landscape supply business launches new website

Trade News / 11th June 2017

Raycox Turf, who is a specialist in the supply of high quality landscape products in the Bristol area, and is one of Rolawn’s premier stockists,…

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Volunteer groundsman praises ICL iTurf programme

Volunteer groundsman praises ICL iTurf programme

Trade News / 11th June 2017

Adrian Cutliffe, Head Groundsman at Maginn Park in Buncrana, Ireland, has reported that a tailor-made ICL iTurf programme has provided him with fantastic results and…

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New low drift nozzles for ProShield

New low drift nozzles for ProShield

Trade News / 11th June 2017

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…

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GoGreen Energy shines for the Owls

GoGreen Energy shines for the Owls

Trade News / 11th June 2017

Andy Thompson, head groundsman at Sheffield Wednesday FC, has reported excellent results since using Sherriff Amenity’s GoGreen Energy bio-stimulant. Having started his career in groundsmanship…

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Dennis Mowers: “A pedigree no-one can argue with”

Dennis Mowers: “A pedigree no-one can argue with”

Trade News / 11th June 2017

Glenn Davies, grounds manager at Bloxham School in Oxfordshire has claimed that he chooses Dennis because of the “strength, history, quality and durability” of the…

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Dennis and SISIS announce cricket renovation event

Dennis and SISIS announce cricket renovation event

Trade News / 11th June 2017

Dennis and SISIS have announced that they will be hosting a cricket renovation event at St Albans School, Woollam Trust Playing Fields on Tuesday 18…

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Your Industry – Your Show

Your Industry – Your Show

Trade News / 11th June 2017

SALTEX launches new 2017 campaign Organisers of SALTEX (Sports Amenities Landscaping Trade Exhibition) have launched their new 2017 campaign, which features the distinguished heart-shaped logo…

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DLF donate wildflower seeds for children to sow at Kingsdown GC

DLF donate wildflower seeds for children to sow at Kingsdown GC

Trade News / 11th June 2017

Kingsdown Golf Club in Wiltshire recently took the initiative to show children from a local primary school how environmental stewardship, sports turf management and the…

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Rolawn products help to bring the medals home at Chelsea

Rolawn products help to bring the medals home at Chelsea

Trade News / 30th May 2017

This year’s Chelsea Flower Show featured a host of Show, Fresh and Artisan gardens that utilised Rolawn’s Medallion® turf, Blended Loam topsoil, Landscaping Bark, and…

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New Instrata Elite offers turf disease control Outside and In

New Instrata Elite offers turf disease control Outside and In

Trade News / 17th May 2017

The launch of an exciting new fungicide active for turf disease control now gives a powerful combination of curative and contact plus systemic properties, for…

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Rolawn is on the move

Rolawn is on the move

Trade News / 16th May 2017

Rolawn Invest in a new Head Office Building After 40 years of being based in Elvington, North Yorkshire, Rolawn has started the construction of an…

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Dennis G34D praised by Doncaster Rovers

Dennis G34D praised by Doncaster Rovers

Trade News / 15th May 2017

James Davison, head of grounds at Doncaster Rovers Football Club has praised his new Dennis G34D cylinder mowers claiming they provide him with a finish…

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Principality Stadium ready for Champions League Final thanks to J Premier Pitch

Principality Stadium ready for Champions League Final thanks to J Premier Pitch

Trade News / 15th May 2017

The Principality Stadium, previously known as the Millennium Stadium, was opened in June 1999 and has welcomed an average of 1.3 million visitors per year…

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Keep with what you know says Princes Golf Club

Keep with what you know says Princes Golf Club

Trade News / 12th May 2017

Sean McLean, Links Superintendent at Princes Golf Club, has months of careful preparation ahead of him.  June 2017 sees his club join with Royal St…

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Vitalnova Blade: a proven biostimulant

Vitalnova Blade: a proven biostimulant

Trade News / 12th May 2017

Biostimulants are substances and microorganisms applied to plants and rootzones to enhance plant growth, and rootzone microbial activity. Historically the diversity of biostimulant products available…

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Rolawn keep setting the standards

Rolawn keep setting the standards

Trade News / 8th May 2017

Rolawn has been awarded ISO9001 and ISO14001 Rolawn has been at the forefront of the turf and topsoil market for over 40 years, working with…

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The BALI Zone comes to SALTEX 2017

The BALI Zone comes to SALTEX 2017

Trade News / 5th May 2017

The British Association of Landscape Industries (BALI), has underlined its continuing confidence in the strength of SALTEX by committing to its own dedicated area at…

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SISIS Aer-Aid the solution for St Ives GC

SISIS Aer-Aid the solution for St Ives GC

Trade News / 5th May 2017

Rob Duff, course manager and head greenkeeper at St Ives (Hunts) Golf Course, has praised the SISIS Javelin Aer-Aid 1500 for helping him to combat…

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iTurf Programme keeps Cod Army in winning form

iTurf Programme keeps Cod Army in winning form

Trade News / 5th May 2017

A tailored iTurf Programme from ICL has signalled consistent and excellent results according to Dale Frith – Head Groundsman at Fleetwood Town FC.    …

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Dennis & SISIS kickstart 2017 bowls seminars

Dennis & SISIS kickstart 2017 bowls seminars

Trade News / 27th April 2017

Dennis and SISIS have successfully kick-started their 2017 series of bowls maintenance seminars, after the first two were recently held at Attenborough Bowls Club in…

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‘Love Your Garden’ choose Rolawn again

‘Love Your Garden’ choose Rolawn again

Trade News / 24th April 2017

The 7th series of the garden make-over programme, Love Your Garden is currently being filmed and Rolawn’s award winning Medallion turf and market leading enhanced Blended…

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The Dennis Razor: the ultimate mower for Wycliffe Bowls Club

The Dennis Razor: the ultimate mower for Wycliffe Bowls Club

Trade News / 24th April 2017

Wycliffe Bowls Club head greenkeeper Keith Freakley and his assistant Raymond John Carter have both praised their recently purchased Dennis Razor Ultra 560 for its…

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ICL launch Landscaper Pro Range

ICL launch Landscaper Pro Range

Trade News / 24th April 2017

The Turf and Landscape division of ICL has announced the launch of Landscaper Pro – featuring a range of unique products for landscapers and gardeners…

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Ben Burgess increases area partnership with Dennis & SISIS

Ben Burgess increases area partnership with Dennis & SISIS

Trade News / 24th April 2017

Ben Burgess Grounds Care Equipment, an existing Dennis and SISIS dealer for Norfolk, has increased its area partnership after it was announced that the East…

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Dennis Mowers helps Leicester City earn their stripes

Dennis Mowers helps Leicester City earn their stripes

Trade News / 15th April 2017

Last season, Leicester City FC shocked the sporting world by winning the Barclays Premier League and according to grounds manager John Ledwidge, Dennis Mowers helped…

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Sherriff Amenity support key volunteer cricket events

Sherriff Amenity support key volunteer cricket events

Trade News / 10th April 2017

Sherriff Amenity recently underlined its commitment to educating and supporting volunteers in the turf industry after proudly sponsoring both NatWest’s CricketForce initiative and The Surrey…

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Royal Dornoch chooses Sportsmaster CRF Mini for longevity

Royal Dornoch chooses Sportsmaster CRF Mini for longevity

Trade News / 10th April 2017

Eoin Riddell, Course Manager at Royal Dornoch Golf Club in Sutherland, Scotland believes that the use of ICL’s Sportsmaster CRF Mini granular fertilizer has significantly…

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Limagrain’s Colour Splash trial site brightens the horizon

Limagrain’s Colour Splash trial site brightens the horizon

Trade News / 7th April 2017

In the south of Lincoln lies a sight to behold – a plot of land covered in an array of magnificent colourful flower species. From…

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SALTEX 2017 leading the way in innovation

SALTEX 2017 leading the way in innovation

Trade News / 4th April 2017

SALTEX 2017 continues to attract some of the sector’s biggest names ensuring that visitors can again expect to see an impressive line-up of world-class innovation…

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Tiernan Crawford Wins Irish Student Greenkeeper of the Year

Tiernan Crawford Wins Irish Student Greenkeeper of the Year

Trade News / 27th March 2017

Tiernan Crawford has been announced as the ICL and Syngenta Irish Student Greenkeeper of the Year Award 2017 winner. The young greenkeeper, who works at…

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Tiernan Crawford wins Irish Student Greenkeeper of the Year

Tiernan Crawford wins Irish Student Greenkeeper of the Year

Trade News / 17th March 2017

Tiernan Crawford has been announced as the ICL and Syngenta Irish Student Greenkeeper of the Year Award 2017 winner. The young greenkeeper, who works at…

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MM60 – the number one choice for the Eagles

MM60 – the number one choice for the Eagles

Trade News / 17th March 2017

Bruce Elliot, head of grounds and estates at Crystal Palace FC, has revealed that Limagrain’s MM60 is his preferred choice of winter sports grass seed….

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First European sports turf grass endowed chair at Wageningen announced

First European sports turf grass endowed chair at Wageningen announced

Trade News / 15th March 2017

With the appointment of Professor Bernhard R. Leinauer as Professor for Turfgrass Ecology by Special Appointment at the University of Wageningen (NL), a significant step…

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Greenmaster Pro-Lite ensures a healthy pitch at Selhurst Park

Greenmaster Pro-Lite ensures a healthy pitch at Selhurst Park

Trade News / 14th March 2017

Bruce Elliot, Head of Grounds and Estates at Crystal Palace FC, has reported excellent results after using ICL’s Greenmaster Pro-Lite micro granular fertilizers as part…

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Dennis G860 makes the Tigers more self-sufficient

Dennis G860 makes the Tigers more self-sufficient

Trade News / 14th March 2017

After having to rely on outside assistance for the past few years, Castleford Tigers RLFC are now able to keep all of their turf maintenance…

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Record breaking cricket groundsman’s seminar

Record breaking cricket groundsman’s seminar

Trade News / 14th March 2017

The recent Dennis and SISIS Cricket Groundsman’s Seminar recorded its highest ever attendance with an impressive 260 delegates making their way to Gloucestershire County Cricket…

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DLF ProNitro shortlisted for premier sports sector award

DLF ProNitro shortlisted for premier sports sector award

Trade News / 14th March 2017

DLF Seed’s newest nitrogen seed coat technology ProNitro has been shortlisted for the “Innovatieprijs Sportaccommodaties” or “Sports Innovation Prize” for 2017. The award, presented for…

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Sherriff Amenity launch GoGreen Energy

Sherriff Amenity launch GoGreen Energy

Trade News / 9th March 2017

Sherriff Amenity has announced the launch of GoGreen Energy, a concentrated bio-stimulant formulated to assist plant health and relieve stress symptoms. Over recent years, professionals…

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ICL & Syngenta launch ultimate offers 2017

ICL & Syngenta launch ultimate offers 2017

Trade News / 24th February 2017

ICL and Syngenta have launched their popular Primo Maxx Ultimate Offers for 2017, which are set to provide turf managers with a combination of great…

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Sherriff Amenity launch Marathon TCR fertiliser

Sherriff Amenity launch Marathon TCR fertiliser

Trade News / 21st February 2017

Sherriff Amenity has announced the launch of Marathon Turf Core Renovator, which is the latest addition to the popular range of Marathon fertilisers. For a…

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Johnsons Sports Seed mixtures tweaked for 2017 to further enhance performance

Johnsons Sports Seed mixtures tweaked for 2017 to further enhance performance

Trade News / 16th February 2017

DLF’s Johnsons Sports Seed has just released its 2017 mixture guide. Whilst no new cultivars have been introduced for 2017, a number of the key…

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Henley GC splashes some Colour into the course

Henley GC splashes some Colour into the course

Trade News / 13th February 2017

By using a range of Limagrain Colour Splash flower mixtures, Jim Griffith – a 68 year old retired teacher, has injected some stunning colour into…

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Derby County groundsman praises  SISIS Javelin Aer-Aid

Derby County groundsman praises SISIS Javelin Aer-Aid

Trade News / 11th February 2017

Derby County head groundsman Nathan Scarff has praised the SISIS Javelin Aer-Aid 1500 tractor mounted aerator for all-year-round use to keep the playing surface at…

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Award for Operation Pollinator champion

Award for Operation Pollinator champion

Trade News / 10th February 2017

John O’Gaunt Golf Club greenkeeper, Steve Thompson, has picked up the prestigious Syngenta Operation Pollinator Award, for the golf club’s consistently outstanding ecological habitat creation…

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Crystal Palace FC increase fleet of Dennis G860’s

Crystal Palace FC increase fleet of Dennis G860’s

Trade News / 10th February 2017

Crystal Palace FC has recently purchased six Dennis G860 professional cylinder mowers, taking their total to a fleet of eight – and head of grounds…

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Souters Sports put on a royal performance at Queen Ethelburga’s

Souters Sports put on a royal performance at Queen Ethelburga’s

Trade News / 7th February 2017

Souters Sports have been commended by Queen Ethelburga’s Collegiate in York after the company completed a multi-million pound project which involved a total re-development of…

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Dudsbury GC reaps the rewards after switching to ICL granular fertilizers

Dudsbury GC reaps the rewards after switching to ICL granular fertilizers

Trade News / 7th February 2017

Warren Moss, Course Manager at Dudsbury Golf Club in Bournemouth, believes that his greens are reaping the rewards following a switch from liquid fertilizers to…

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New line-up of Turf Rewards for 2017

New line-up of Turf Rewards for 2017

Trade News / 31st January 2017

Turf Rewards users throughout the UK and Ireland will be spoilt for choice this year after ICL and Syngenta announced that a number of new…

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Berkhamsted School bowled over by MM50

Berkhamsted School bowled over by MM50

Trade News / 30th January 2017

Mike Herring, head groundsman at Berkhamsted School in Hertfordshire, has reported excellent results after using Limagrain’s MM50 grass seed in a new construction and in…

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Dennis S500: The Riverside’s Best Kept Secret

Dennis S500: The Riverside’s Best Kept Secret

Trade News / 13th January 2017

Tony Bell, head groundsman for Middlesbrough FC, has revealed that the secret behind keeping the pitch at the Riverside Stadium in such pristine condition is…

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Dennis and SISIS Announce 2017 Cricket Seminar Date

Dennis and SISIS Announce 2017 Cricket Seminar Date

Trade News / 12th December 2016

Dennis and SISIS have announced that they will be holding their hugely popular cricket seminar on February 16 at Gloucestershire County Cricket Club. Groundsmen from…

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ICL keep standards high at  Leigh Sports Village

ICL keep standards high at Leigh Sports Village

Trade News / 8th December 2016

Keith Porter – Head Groundsman at Leigh Sports Village in Greater Manchester, has praised ICL for meeting his exceptionally high standards.  Leigh Sports Village is…

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Bloxham School Continues to Choose SISIS

Bloxham School Continues to Choose SISIS

Trade News / 7th December 2016

Bloxham School, in Oxfordshire, has recently purchased three new SISIS tractor mounted turf maintenance machines – the Powaspred, the Variseeder and the Flexibrush. With a…

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ICL relieves the stress at  Castle Stuart Golf Club

ICL relieves the stress at Castle Stuart Golf Club

Trade News / 29th November 2016

The use of ICL’s new Vitalnova Stressbuster has significantly improved the overall health of the turf on the fairways and greens at Castle Stuart Golf…

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Nominations now open for Amenity Sprayer Operator of the Year 2017

Nominations now open for Amenity Sprayer Operator of the Year 2017

Trade News / 17th November 2016

The Amenity Sprayer Operator of the Year 2017 award (ASOY) was recently launched at the Amenity Forum Conference – with the chance for the top…

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iTurf Success for Bolton Wanderers FC

iTurf Success for Bolton Wanderers FC

Trade News / 12th November 2016

Chris Simm, Head Groundsman for Bolton Wanderers FC, believes the pitch at Macron Stadium has benefited greatly from embarking on an ICL iTurf programme specifically…

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Dennis G860 the ‘mower of choice’ for Nottingham Forest FC

Dennis G860 the ‘mower of choice’ for Nottingham Forest FC

Trade News / 8th November 2016

Nottingham Forest FC grounds manager Ewan Hunter and his assistant Matt Tietjen has claimed that the Dennis G860 is the club’s mower of choice. When…

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All-in-One Solution for Bloxham School

All-in-One Solution for Bloxham School

Trade News / 7th November 2016

The SISIS Quadraplay single pass maintenance system has been praised by Tom Hall, deputy head groundsman at Bloxham School in Oxfordshire, for helping him to…

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Contact clean up

Contact clean up

Trade News / 7th November 2016

Outbreaks of Microdochium Patch (Fusarium) reported flaring up on turf surfaces over recent weeks has highlighted the potential pathogen risk from infection sources in thatch….

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Clay Cross FC embrace the FA PIP

Clay Cross FC embrace the FA PIP

Trade News / 2nd November 2016

A year on from the launch of The FA Pitch Improvement Programme (PIP) – a 4 year, £8 million pound scheme with the aim of…

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SALTEX College Cup winners to work at Wembley

SALTEX College Cup winners to work at Wembley

Trade News / 2nd November 2016

The Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG) has announced that the winning students of SALTEX 2016’s new College Cup Competition will be given an opportunity to be…

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Haydock GC achieves results with Johnsons Sport Seed mixtures

Haydock GC achieves results with Johnsons Sport Seed mixtures

Trade News / 24th October 2016

Terry Wharton, Head Greenkeeper of Haydock Park Golf Club describes his job as “varied but challenging at times, especially when dealing with problems the weather…

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Autumn dew points to disease risk

Autumn dew points to disease risk

Trade News / 11th October 2016

As we move into autumn, moist air flows from the west create dewy mornings with wet leaf surfaces that are slow to dry.  Combined with…

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Deepdale keeps getting better and better

Deepdale keeps getting better and better

Trade News / 2nd October 2016

A range of ICL products have helped Preston North End’s pitch at Deepdale Stadium go from strength to strength according to Head Groundsman Peter Ashworth….

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Dennis S500 PLUS chosen by Trinity Hall for Quick Seed Germination

Dennis S500 PLUS chosen by Trinity Hall for Quick Seed Germination

Trade News / 2nd October 2016

Andrew Myson – head gardener and facilities manager at Trinity Hall in Cambridge, is the proud new owner of the Dennis S500 Plus dual -purpose…

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SISIS Osca is pitch perfect for the ‘Accies’

SISIS Osca is pitch perfect for the ‘Accies’

Trade News / 2nd October 2016

William Watson, head groundsman at Hamilton Academical FC, believes that his SISIS Osca has helped the synthetic pitch at the Superseal Stadium stand up to…

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ICL signals adaptability for Champions

ICL signals adaptability for Champions

Trade News / 2nd September 2016

John Ledwidge – Grounds Manager for reigning Premier League champions Leicester City, adheres to an ICL structured nutritional programme for both the stadium and the…

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SISIS Multitiner receives top marks at Stamford Endowed Schools

SISIS Multitiner receives top marks at Stamford Endowed Schools

Trade News / 2nd September 2016

Head of grounds, Bob Carder, has claimed that his SISIS Multitiner tractor-mounted drum-type aerator keeps the turf “nice, clear and breathable” on the playing fields…

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MM60 success at the Madejski Stadium

MM60 success at the Madejski Stadium

Trade News / 2nd August 2016

Adam Grantham grounds manager for Reading FC, believes that Limagrain’s MM60 grass seed has helped him achieve a pitch which can stand up to the…

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A decade of ICL products for Castle GC

A decade of ICL products for Castle GC

Trade News / 2nd August 2016

Paul Fitzgerald, Course Superintendent at Castle Golf Club – one of the finest 18 hole parkland golf courses in Dublin, has been using ICL products…

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Dennis G860 – Star of the Galaxy

Dennis G860 – Star of the Galaxy

Trade News / 13th February 2016

Shaun Ilten, Director of Turf & Grounds at the StubHub Center, has had the privilege of seeing some of Britain’s greatest stars grace the turf…

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