Weekly Briefing

Distributed at 12 noon every Monday (except bank holidays)

22nd November 2021

22nd November 2021

  • Best ever year for pitch say Stevenage FC
  • Tough times ahead
  • New Grasshopper distributon
  • Bowls seminar help
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15th November 2021

15th November 2021

  • 94% of green spaces endangered
  • Eco expo planed
  • Mr Saltex honoured
  • Husqvarna / B&S latest
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8th November 2021

8th November 2021

  • SALTEX '21 report & video
  • Etesia win award
  • Investment for lancscapers
  • Husqvarna acquire
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1st November 2021

1st November 2021

  • Seed companies partner
  • Lord's HG interview
  • Innovations Awards shortlist
  • Timberwolf bought
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25th October 2021

25th October 2021

  • Education experience granted
  • Amenity Forum conf report
  • Trade show name change
  • Cork GAA
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18th October 2021

18th October 2021

  • SALTEX reveal Eco Village
  • Pole pruners on test
  • BTME to return
  • Greenkeeper joins team
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11th October 2021

11th October 2021

  • Disease trial results
  • Amenity Forum conference agenda
  • Husqvarna's top dealers
  • Petrol tool usage
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4th October 2021

4th October 2021

  • Learning Live '21 revealed
  • Preventing disease onset
  • Battery power only
  • MKM partner Iseki
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27th September 2021

27th September 2021

  • Positive impact from #Groundsweek
  • Husqvarna sue B&S
  • Parks volunteers required
  • DLF seeds invest
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20th September 2021

20th September 2021

  • Stanley Black & Decker buy Excel
  • Robotic wars
  • Finer fescues found
  • SISGrass switch to electric
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13th September 2021

13th September 2021

  • Student greenkeeper winners
  • David H Bates
  • Drone Instagram
  • GMA education grows
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6th September 2021

6th September 2021

  • Honda announce RFU partnership
  • Decline of insect population
  • Amenity Forum Conference 
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31st August 2021

31st August 2021

  • 'Thank a greenkeeper day' to return
  • Iseki roadshow announced
  • Retirement for Robert Bayliss
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23rd August 2021

23rd August 2021

  • New Spyker distribution
  • David Cole to step down from Reesink
  • Life changing award win
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16th August 2021

16th August 2021

  • Leatherjacket emergency authorisation
  • Further plant protection guidance
  • SALTEX add awards
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9th August 2021

9th August 2021

  • Hayter change name
  • SAGE show to return
  • GMA launch survey
  • Women in Golf event
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2nd August 2021

2nd August 2021

  • Student greenkeeper finalists revealed
  • Plant protection product regulations
  • GJR appointed by Campey
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26th July 2021

26th July 2021

  • Four amenity brands come together
  • Award for Royal Cinque Ports
  • Festival Of Turf report
  • Tech at Gleneagles
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19th July 2021

19th July 2021

  • £50M grassroots investment
  • Open support success
  • BOSS appointed for Air-ROPS
  • Dealer support
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12th July 2021

12th July 2021

  • Refresh for parks organisation
  • Ready to show
  • GIS Show rebrands
  • TH White acquires
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5th July 2021

5th July 2021

  • Name change for Charterhouse
  • Green Feet week reveal details
  • Landscape co-locate with SALTEX
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28th June 2021

28th June 2021

  • Impact of pandemic on parks
  • CEORA in dealerships, Q1 '22
  • SALTEX registration open
  • Amenity Forum conf
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21st June 2021

21st June 2021

  • Week of celebration announced
  • 'Fresh confidence' for BIGGA event
  • Working on a budget
  • On a mission
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14th June 2021

14th June 2021

  • UK first for new Man City pitch
  • AS-Motor and Ego team up
  • ATCO donate to NMA
  • Toro launch demo trailer
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7th June 2021

7th June 2021

  • GMA secures £3.9M investment in grassroots
  • Master Greenkeepers unveiled
  • Patent granted for larval insect pest product
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1st June 2021

1st June 2021

  • GMA extend online training for 3G pitches
  • Making parks safe
  • Royal launch for Green Space Index
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24th May 2021

24th May 2021

  • Man Utd's grounds team win title
  • Tackling obesity
  • Learning how to survive
  • Robotic marking at Forest
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17th May 2021

17th May 2021

  • EFL name winning grounds teams
  • Low pay crisis
  • GMA postpone awards
  • Reesink launch new division
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10th May 2021

10th May 2021

  • Karcher enter landscape machinery market
  • Baroness take on AgriMetal
  • UPMC Nowlan Park
  • Ash dieback survey
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4th May 2021

4th May 2021

  • Event to focus on damage caused by pests
  • Search for star sprayer operator
  • Award for TurfPro founder
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26th April 2021

26th April 2021

  • Emergency authorisation for Acelepryn
  • Sport in crisis
  • Celebrating 125 years
  • Glyphosate Hub launched
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19th April 2021

19th April 2021

  • Fire devastates dealership
  • Charity encourages park visits in name of Duke
  • Wetland habitats maintained
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12th April 2021

12th April 2021

  • GMA set #GroundsWeek 2022
  • University challenges
  • GGM take on RoviMo
  • Managing a tight budget
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6th April 2021

6th April 2021

  • Looe's fortunes change
  • Sandy solution to worm casts?
  • Search for oldest working ATCO
  • Staffs FA partner RT
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29th March 2021

29th March 2021

  • Charity pitch display
  • Enniscrone Golf Links profile
  • SALTEX seek speakers
  • Husqvarna cut emissions
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22nd March 2021

22nd March 2021

  • Liverpool protects parks forever
  • Spring weeds advice
  • Charterhouse demo
  • BIGGA invites speakers
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15th March 2021

15th March 2021

  • Welsh golf return welcomed
  • Bray Golf Club
  • Vanmac take on Progressive
  • SALTEX 'ready to go'
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8th March 2021

8th March 2021

  • Festival Of Turf rescheduled
  • Mental health issues in golf industry
  • FTMI to be hosted in Covid-secure manner
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1st March 2021

1st March 2021

  • GMA GroundsWeek
  • Greenkeepers ask for support
  • Ierne Golf Club
  • The true values
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22nd February 2021

22nd February 2021

  • Wirral golf courses saved
  • Robotic line marking success
  • Contractor switches to cordless
  • New Kubota dealers
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15th February 2021

15th February 2021

  • Wexford GC profile
  • Toro aquires autonomous mower maker
  • ICL sponsor Amenity Forum online event
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8th February 2021

8th February 2021

  • Level 3 Winter Pitches course launched
  • First cap for Test groundsman
  • Keith Kent profile
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1st February 2021

1st February 2021

  • Biostimulant first
  • Sand advice
  • Soil life is precious
  • Campey EU deliveries on time
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25th January 2021

25th January 2021

  • Lockdown turf management
  • Student greenkeeper awards
  • Online training
  • Made In Britain
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18th January 2021

18th January 2021

  • Standing against suicide
  • Industry pay discussed
  • Corona update
  • UK pesticide survey
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11th January 2021

11th January 2021

  • BIGGA offer lockdown update
  • GMA launch #Groundsweek
  • Groundsman sleeps on pitch
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4th January 2021

4th January 2021

  • Festival of Turf launch
  • Frustrations for cricket groundsmen
  • TurfPro's most read 2020 stories
  • Jacobsen UK production
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21st December 2020

21st December 2020

  • Mental health in golf industry survey
  • Bowls clubs in peril
  • BIGGA's online learning
  • Ascernity approved
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14th December 2020

14th December 2020

  • Last chance to win!
  • Parks professionals
  • Winter maintenance advice
  • RFU praise Mansfield Sand
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7th December 2020

7th December 2020

  • GMA launch online toolkit
  • Robotic "game changer"
  • Amenity spraying survey
  • Full line Kubota dealer first
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30th November 2020

30th November 2020

  • Greenkeepers told to prepare for golfer influx
  • EGO call for Green Plan to consider OPE
  • Fields In Trust collaborate with parkrun
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23rd November 2020

23rd November 2020

  • Robots at Halesowen FC
  • Sherborne GC embarks on IPM
  • Campey partner Staffs FA
  • SALTEX survey results
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16th November 2020

16th November 2020

  • Aeration video report
  • BIGGA partner RSPB
  • Deere partner Rain Bird & Carnoustie
  • Tranquillity garden
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9th November 2020

9th November 2020

  • Steve Braddock honoured
  • Win a STIHL leafblower
  • Lister Wilder focus on Kubota
  • Ree.own launched
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2nd November 2020

2nd November 2020

  • England golf challenge course closures
  • GMA online course
  • Bernhard virtual demos
  • Balmers partner Infinicut
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26th October 2020

26th October 2020

  • SALTEX delayed until November 2021
  • Q&A with Bolton RUFC
  • Major works at Daneshill
  • Kubota donate to rugby club
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19th October 2020

19th October 2020

  • Amenity Forum conference
  • Petrol tools report published
  • Club reduces fertiliser application costs
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12th October 2020

12th October 2020

  • 200+ parks protected by Centenary Fields
  • Former CEO seeks $11.7m in B&S bankruptcy
  • Golf's wellbeing benefits
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5th October 2020

5th October 2020

  • Virtual scholars revealed
  • Concern over industry values
  • SALTEX surveys visitors
  • Reesink distributes AgriMetal
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28th September 2020

28th September 2020

  • BIGGA launch Available To Work platform
  • B&S sale completes
  • Online conference
  • Sprayer test changes
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21st September 2020

21st September 2020

  • Deere say no to shows
  • Anthracnose advice
  • HRN take on Kubota
  • £1M investment at Walton
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14th September 2020

14th September 2020

  • BIGGA Championships go online
  • Big plans for Palace
  • Double A to acquire Nairn Brown
  • Burden Bros to sell
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7th September 2020

7th September 2020

  • Jacobsen production moved to UK
  • Turf Tank expand
  • Vanmac distribute Brouwer Kesmac
  • DR acquires Mean Green
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1st September 2020

1st September 2020

  • GMA confident for SALTEX
  • Bernhard postpone delegation
  • Biopretection training
  • Important time for sector
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24th August 2020

24th August 2020

  • GMA shares pitches tips
  • Parks matter
  • Generac interested in B&S assets
  • Fairways Wearhouse launches
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17th August 2020

17th August 2020

  • B&S creditors push for reorganisation
  • Wormsley feature
  • Herbicide-less weeding
  • Amenity Forum conf booking
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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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