European Deere

European Deere dealers explore advances in precision turf technology – More than 50 John Deere dealers have been given advanced training on how greenkeepers can make the most of the latest technological innovations developed by the company. Held at Golfpark Kurpfalz – a renowned German complex largely maintained using John Deere machinery – the event saw […]

Salt tolerance – a crucial aspect for the future

Grass areas on golf courses can be affected by salt in different ways; coastal courses are susceptible to flooding or being splashed with seawater, while some courses use recycled or saline water for irrigation. Additionally, certain soils naturally contain high levels of salt, which can compromise turf quality. To ensure the long-term viability of turf […]

Reducing Turf Grass Stress with Indigrow Asset Gold

Turf grass experiences ‘stress’ from a wide range of factors including drought, water logging, salinity, compaction and mowing height. These symptoms of stress can cause a reduction in Chlorophyll production. Indigrow have developed Asset Gold for the relief of abiotic stresses. Asset Gold has been produced in a concentrated formulation for increased rapid impact. The […]

Suståne programme gets top marks from Farleigh School

More than a decade on from the switch to an organic feeding programme, the grounds team at Farleigh School in Hampshire are receiving more praise than ever before! Staff, parents and pupils alike have cited how surfaces across the 70-acre site are providing consistent presentation and performance, despite the challenging climatic conditions, which Grounds Manager […]

Faldo Design and GEO Foundation for Sustainable Golf further strengthen their collaboration

Award-Winning golf course design group Faldo Design have taken a further leadership step in sustainable golf development by strengthening their collaboration with GEO Foundation for Sustainable Golf, the international non-profit dedicated to advancing sustainability in and through golf based in North Berwick, Scotland. Following their recent successful collaboration at the GEO Certified® Development of Rumanza Golf […]

Making the most of what little water you have

Non-Irrigated Split Fairway Soil Surfactant Trial, Ludlow Golf Club, 2021 – Scott Nightingale (TurfCare), Nick Gadd (RhizoSolutions) The weather has a fascination for us, especially this time of year, when mother nature can turn off the water tap at a moment’s notice. The impact of water shortage is more damaging to the turfgrass plant than […]

Course manager at ‘golf club of the future’ achieves Master Greenkeeper status

The British & International Golf Greenkeepers Association (BIGGA) has revealed that Janne Lehto, course manager at Hirsala Golf, has become Finland’s first certified Master Greenkeeper. Janne, 30, is chairperson of the Finnish Greenkeepers Association and is an agronomist for the Finnish Golf Union. He began his career at Hirsala, before spells at Loch Lomond Golf […]