Weekly Briefing

Distributed at 12 noon every Monday (except bank holidays)

10th August 2020

10th August 2020

  • BTME 2021 cancelled
  • Editor's view
  • BASIS advice on fertiliser storage
  • STRI appoint
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3rd August 2020

3rd August 2020

  • Amenity Forum Conference moves online
  • Political representation needed for parks
  • Football foundation grants
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27th July 2020

27th July 2020

  • Briggs & Stratton file for bankruptcy protection
  • Cricket loam
  • Red thread approval
  • Amenity Standard calls
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20th July 2020

20th July 2020

  • SALTEX "integral" to recovery
  • Herculean effort for parks
  • STIHL on test
  • MP joins BIGGA webinar
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13th July 2020

13th July 2020

  • England Golf Covid-19 fund
  • Turfgrass stress management
  • Winners USA trip
  • B&S report
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6th July 2020

6th July 2020

  • Further emergency authorisation for acelepryn
  • Autumn disease management
  • Deere announcement
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29th June 2020

29th June 2020

  • Soil Scout & Greensight partner
  • Abuse of parks
  • Carnoustie & John Deere partnership
  • Walker appoint
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22nd June 2020

22nd June 2020

  • Parks Managment Forum's letter to PM
  • NHS garden built
  • APF postponed
  • ICL webinars completed
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15th June 2020

15th June 2020

  • Clubs benefit from pitch fund
  • Etesia appoint
  • Landscape Show postponed
  • Premier wicket delivered
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8th June 2020

8th June 2020

  • STRI launch Project Pathfinder
  • Amenity Forum conference 2020 on
  • Name change for Intelligent One
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1st June 2020

1st June 2020

  • Cricket under covid
  • Parks at risk
  • Dealer reports surge of golf club interest
  • Hayter donate
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26th May 2020

26th May 2020

  • SALTEX 2020 postponed
  • Acelepryn approved
  • Control chafer beetle numbers
  • Game changer for club
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18th May 2020

18th May 2020

  • Grassroots investment needed
  • Chris Biddle awarded
  • Campey getting back to work
  • BASIS' online learning
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11th May 2020

11th May 2020

  • Golf to open with restrictions
  • GMA online training
  • GEA awards on for 2021
  • Former Toro ceo dies
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4th May 2020

4th May 2020

  • Guidance for future golf opening published
  • Associations write to government
  • Keeping kids connected
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27th April 2020

27th April 2020

  • Parks to the rescue
  • Essence of essential
  • GMA network with government
  • Toro donate
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20th April 2020

20th April 2020

  • Insight into turf management under lockdown
  • Berkhamstem GC awarded
  • Support for Standard
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14th April 2020

14th April 2020

  • Parks to people
  • Advice for golf courses
  • Karl McDermott on BBC
  • BIGGA survey
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6th April 2020

6th April 2020

  • IOG rebrands
  • Interim works guides
  • BIGGA warn over rules
  • Amenity Forum statement
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30th March 2020

30th March 2020

  • BIGGA and R&A "essential maintenance" advice
  • ECB guidance
  • IOG seeking clarity
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23rd March 2020

23rd March 2020

  • Unprecendented times
  • Golf issues advice
  • IOG EGM moves
  • Golf petition launched
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16th March 2020

16th March 2020

  • BIGGA's coronavirus advice for clubs
  • R&A appoint ETL
  • Reesink award their dealers
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9th March 2020

9th March 2020

  • IOG propose name change
  • Amenity Standard welcomed
  • SALTEX plan more indoor demos
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2nd March 2020

2nd March 2020

  • Fields In Trust supporting parks campaigners
  • Award for TurfPro owners
  • Iseki take on Raymo
  • GaNTIP appointment
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24th February 2020

24th February 2020

  • Feature: Physical control of turfgrass pests
  • Open support team
  • Groundcare seminar
  • Allett celebrate
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17th February 2020

17th February 2020

  • Deere announce dealer expansions
  • First USA Green Flag award
  • FGR praise pitch management system
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10th February 2020

10th February 2020

  • Level 3 Greenkeeping Apprenticeship established
  • Win Louisville trip
  • Deere reorganise turf business
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3rd February 2020

3rd February 2020

  • Watch more BTME interviews
  • Toro give Ventrac assurances
  • Seven for Sawgrass
  • Grasshopper network
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27th January 2020

27th January 2020

  • Win a trip to GIE+EXPO
  • Watch BTME interviews
  • Hazel Grove course manager honoured
  • Toro buy Ventrac
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20th January 2020

20th January 2020

  • BTME'20 this week
  • Dave Harrison retires
  • Iseki UK appoint
  • Insight into Emirates
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13th January 2020

13th January 2020

  • Blog: Winter works & shows
  • Pitch sabotage suspected
  • Watch TurfPro LAMMA interviews
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6th January 2020

6th January 2020

  • Blog: Looking ahead
  • TurfPro's Top Ten most read stories 2019
  • BIGGA Awards finalists
  • SALTEX survey results
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23rd December 2019

23rd December 2019

  • Blog: Spare a thought
  • IOG recommend 2.5% pay increase
  • Loz's SALTEX video interviews
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16th December 2019

16th December 2019

  • Blog: Pitch scrutiny
  • Next gen turf managers
  • Agrovista acquires
  • Saints march in
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9th December 2019

9th December 2019

  • Blog: Tech on display
  • Record set by Deere training
  • Stowmarket commits to deal
  • Dennis praised by FAW
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December 2nd 2019

December 2nd 2019

  • Day of celebration proposed
  • Integrated pest control
  • SALTEX comp winners
  • First UK-built zero-turn
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25th November 2019

25th November 2019

  • Dealers of the Year awarded
  • Record breaking SALTEX
  • Back to basics
  • Triumph for Leicester FC man
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18th November 2019

18th November 2019

  • Blog: Winter games pitches
  • Golf Enviroment Awards
  • Fields In Trust manifesto
  • Waterlogging relieved at Ipswich Town
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11th November 2019

11th November 2019

  • Blog: Stress in the workplace
  • Feature: Enville on the up
  • SALTEX vids
  • Innovation award for Infinicut
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4th November

4th November

  • BLOG: SALTEX '19 report
  • FEATURE: Green Flag
  • Skills & Recruitment timebomb
  • Invasive species
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28th October 2019

28th October 2019

  • Blog: Well oiled machine
  • Feature: U.S trade show
  • Pitch improvemet strategy proves successful
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21st October 2019

21st October 2019

  • Blog: Integrated Pesticide Management
  • Amenity sector must stand together
  • Brand recognition
  • BIGGA's scholars
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14th October 2019

14th October 2019

  • Blog: Amenity Forum Conf
  • Husqvarna's new autonomous commerical mowing
  • Rare knotweed
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7th October 2019

7th October 2019

  • Blog: Parks update
  • Top groundcare tractor brand revealed
  • STRI research prog
  • New chair of IOG
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30th September 2019

30th September 2019

  • Blog: STRI research day
  • Feature: Solhiem legacy
  • Reesink award dealers
  • Husqvarna invest
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23rd September 2019

23rd September 2019

  • Blog: Busy times ahead
  • Walter Woods mourned
  • Tractor market views
  • Virtual boundary tech
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16th September 2019

16th September 2019

  • Solheim Cup feature
  • Recruitment issues
  • Stanley Park wins
  • Toro Student Greenkeepers
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9th September 2019

9th September 2019

  • Blog: Edgbaston's bastion
  • RFU appoint head groundsperson
  • Somerset to Hampshire
  • IOG Awards finalists
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2nd September 2019

2nd September 2019

  • Blog: Choosing machinery
  • Charitable greenkeeper
  • Teeside's transformation
  • Fresh eyes at The Bradford
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19th August 2019

19th August 2019

  • Blog: A groundsman's lot
  • Advice app launch
  • BIGGA HR help
  • Robots in Glasgow
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12th August 2019

12th August 2019

  • Blog: State of bowls
  • Real Madrid prize for College Cup
  • New 9-hole course prepares
  • Independent schools
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5th August 2019

5th August 2019

  • Blog: Gearing up for rugby
  • Student greenkeeper finalists
  • Turf Maintenance Live
  • Campey exhibit
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29th July 2019

29th July 2019

  • Blog: Preparing for golf course work
  • IOG re-booting natural turf
  • Infinicut release rotary
  • Campey expand
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22nd July 2019

22nd July 2019

  • Blog: Cricket renovations
  • Feature: Coventry Uni's edible garden
  • Green Flag awards
  • Campey's new directors
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15th July 2019

15th July 2019

  • Blog: A sporting feast
  • Feature: Hail the grass masters
  • A chance to shine
  • Open preparations
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8th July 2019

8th July 2019

  • Blog: Current state of golf
  • Feature: Contractor sees multi-discipline success
  • Team for BMW PGA
  • Amenity Forum
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1st July 2019

1st July 2019

  • Blog: Teeing off with John Deere
  • Keith Kent leaves Twickenham
  • Register for SALTEX '19
  • New Iseki dealers
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24th June 2019

24th June 2019

  • Blog: Weather continues to surprise
  • Feature: Busy times
  • IOG's PR campaign
  • Rigby Taylor's 100th
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17th June 2019

17th June 2019

  • Blog: Bernhard's Training Academy opens
  • Feature: An integrated approach
  • Groundsman sacking described as 'witch hunt'
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10th June 2019

10th June 2019

  • Blog: The Next Generation
  • Euro groundsmen learn from UK's best
  • Devon council robotics
  • Clearwater Cup
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3rd June 2019

3rd June 2019

  • Blog: Optimisation of water resources
  • Feature: Under pressure
  • Master Greenkeeper record set
  • Gleaneagles invest
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20th May 2019

20th May 2019

  • Blog: Hard work & dedication
  • Emergency acelepryn authorisation
  • Track turf pests
  • TGA statement
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13th May 2019

13th May 2019

  • Blog: Obesity measures
  • Feature: Eddie Seaward tribute
  • Queen's Award for Pitchmark
  • IOG appoint
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29th April 2019

29th April 2019

  • Blog: Timely advice
  • Feature: Berkhamstead major irrigation project
  • Glyphosate website
  • Allett awarded
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15th April 2019

15th April 2019

  • Blog: Planning ahead
  • Nowlan Park honoured
  • Meeting professional standards
  • Rigby Taylor appointed
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8th April 2019

8th April 2019

  • Blog: From winter to summer sports
  • Hybrid grass at top cricket clubs
  • Etesia VAT-free deal
  • Golf demo days
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1st April 2019

1st April 2019

  • Blog: The Value of Trees
  • Feature: New horizons for Hatters
  • Echo enter mower market
  • Bowling seminar
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25th March 2019

25th March 2019

  • Blog: Food For Thought
  • Raves for Spurs stadium
  • Turfgrass selected for World Cup
  • Student greenkeeper awards
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18th March 2019

18th March 2019

  • Blog: A wonderful industry
  • Amenity Forum developing new pro standard
  • STIHL pro products
  • Durham CCC set
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11th March 2019

11th March 2019

  • Blog: The value of parks
  • Robot makes its mark
  • Charterhouse support BIGGA
  • Dumbarnie Links
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4th March 2019

4th March 2019

  • Blog: A busy March
  • Automated mower steering
  • Aitkens partner BIGGA
  • Celtic Manor new fleet
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