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Toro introduces the SR Series of deep-tine aerators

Toro introduces the SR Series of deep-tine aerators

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Toro’s popular ProCore aerator range has been strengthened thanks to The Toro Company’s recent State-side purchase – the Minneapolis-based company now owns deep-tine aeration specialist Southern Green’s acclaimed Soil Reliever range

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Campey demo day success come rain or shine

Campey demo day success come rain or shine

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The recent Campey Turf Care Systems Demonstration Days held at Leigh Sports Village in Lancashire, followed two days later at Shrewsbury School in Shropshire, proved that there is no better way to get your

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Academy success prompts four new pitches

Academy success prompts four new pitches

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Hartpury College, Associate Faculty of the University of the West of England now has over 3,000 full time Further and Higher Education students, 40% of whom are studying Sports Science related courses. “The Hartpury

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New service hails Deep Drill’s Saltex return

New service hails Deep Drill’s Saltex return

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Nicknamed ‘Phoenix’ Terrain’s Deep Drill will be on display and involved in frequent demonstrations over the three day show. Last seen at Saltex in 1999, the Deep Drill performs surface aeration, penetrating 10 inches

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IOG members visit Ransomes Jacobsen for ‘In Focus’ workshop

IOG members visit Ransomes Jacobsen for ‘In Focus’ workshop

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Twenty three members of the Institute of Groundsmanship from across central and southern England attended a one-day ‘In Focus’ workshop, hosted by Ransomes Jacobsen at their European head office and manufacturing facility in Ipswich. 

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Students reunite after 50 years to celebrate epic journey by Ransomes mower from Edinburgh to London

Students reunite after 50 years to celebrate epic journey by Ransomes mower from Edinburgh to London

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Five former students, who cut a swathe 50 years ago when they rode a Ransomes Matador mower non-stop from Edinburgh to London’s Hyde Park in just four days, got back together recently to commemorate

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Nominate now for the IOG groundsman’s groundsman of the year award

Nominate now for the IOG groundsman’s groundsman of the year award

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Any groundsman can nominate the grounds professional of their choice for the coveted Groundsman’s Groundsman of the Year Award – which is sponsored by DLF Trifolium and open to everyone at every level in

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Charterhouse goes to X-Tremes for clean synthetic surfaces

Charterhouse goes to X-Tremes for clean synthetic surfaces

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Designed for firm synthetic surfaces where the sand infill acts as a stability mat, such as tennis courts and hockey and football pitches, the X-Treme-Clean uses contra-rotating circular brushes arranged in threes to vigorously

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Dennis chosen for proven performance

Dennis chosen for proven performance

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Nick is kept busy looking after the turf at the Cheshire club, where he has been based for six years, preparing surfaces for tennis, lacrosse, cricket and rugby

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All changes at Saint Mirren

All changes at Saint Mirren

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“This signified not just a change in location, but also a total change in pitch construction,” says Thomas Docherty, head groundsman at the Club.  “The old pitch was a traditional soil construction with no

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