BTME SEMINAR - DISEASE CONTROL INSIDE OUT

BTME SEMINAR - DISEASE CONTROL INSIDE OUT
 

BTME 2015 will give you the first chance to see and find
out about Disease Control Inside Out.

Revolutionary new imagery from Syngenta's Global R&a...
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MEET CHALLENGE OF EXTENDED AUTUMN

MEET CHALLENGE OF EXTENDED AUTUMN
 

After record breaking warm and dry conditions in
September, the arrival of October should herald the onset of autumn
- and with it cooling, wet...
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THATCH TARGET FOR DISEASE CONTROL

THATCH TARGET FOR DISEASE CONTROL
 

Golf greens currently contain surface thatch levels on
average 60% higher than is desirable for optimal turf health and
playability. And that averag...
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NEW INSIGHTS TO BOOST JUNIOR GOLF

NEW INSIGHTS TO BOOST JUNIOR GOLF
New research offering insights into how more young
people could be encouraged to play golf have been published by
Syngenta.

With The 2014 Junior Ryder...
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AUTUMN RESCUE FOR OVERGROWN ROUGH

AUTUMN RESCUE FOR OVERGROWN ROUGH
Good early autumn growing conditions now offer the
positive chance to thin out dense rough overgrown with coarse
ryegrass, and leave the desirable fescue...
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USE AUGUST GROWTH TO BUILD WINTER RESERVES

USE AUGUST GROWTH TO BUILD WINTER RESERVES
High temperatures and dry weather conditions can result
in turf stress that typically causes over 30% reduction in root
mass of turf grass plants during ...
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TURF SCIENCE LIVE PRESENTATIONS TO DOWNLOAD

TURF SCIENCE LIVE PRESENTATIONS TO DOWNLOAD
Turf Science Live 2014 proved once again to be an
exciting event showcasing the latest research and technological
innovations in turf agronomy.

Presen...
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ENHANCE TURF HEALTH TO CUT STRESS EFFECTS

ENHANCE TURF HEALTH TO CUT STRESS EFFECTS
Visitors to Turf Science Live were the first to see a
demonstration of new research into turf health enhancement
programmes designed to counter the effec...
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FAIRMONT OPERATOR WINS XC NOZZLES

FAIRMONT OPERATOR WINS XC NOZZLES
Glenn Cameron, Deputy Head Greenkeeper at Fairmont St
Andrews, has won a set of Syngenta XC Nozzles in the Golden Nozzle
voucher offer.

He picked up a...
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ENTER THE OPERATION POLLINATOR AWARDS NOW

ENTER THE OPERATION POLLINATOR AWARDS NOW
You can now enter the prestigious Operation Pollinator
Awards, with the chance to win your Club valuable advice and
wildlflower seed to extend your envir...
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TURF SCIENCE LIVE 2014 - THE BEST EVER EVENT

TURF SCIENCE LIVE 2014 - THE BEST EVER EVENTThis year's Turf Science Live event, held at St Andrews in Scotland, proved hugely successful. It had the best ever feedback from greenkeepers on the educati...
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BIG GAME CHALLENGE - ROUND 3

BIG GAME CHALLENGE - ROUND 3A direct link to play Round 3 of The Big Game Challenge and your chance to win a round of golf on the incredible Wentworth West Course.
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PRIMO USE SPREADS

PRIMO USE SPREADS
Course Manager, Andy Baker, frequently
refers to the conditions at Ely City Golf Club as a 'grass
factory'. That does provide the opportunity for him to ...
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700,000 WOMEN & CHILDREN KEEN TO PLAY GOLF

700,000 WOMEN & CHILDREN KEEN TO PLAY GOLF
Up to 700,000 women and young people in the UK are 'very
interested in taking up golf this summer,' according to a new
survey to be published by Syngenta...
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REAPING REWARDS WITH EVERRIS AND SYNGENTA

REAPING REWARDS WITH EVERRIS AND SYNGENTAA new Turf Rewards scheme gives the chance to earn points from purchases, to convert to a range of valuable offers. A nationwide series of launch meetings ki...
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INSTRATA APPROVAL ASSURED

INSTRATA APPROVAL ASSURED
Greenkeepers have been assured of the continued use of
Instrata fungicide, with confirmation of a new approval as part of
the EU pesticide registration r...
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YOUR INVITATION TO TURF SCIENCE LIVE

YOUR INVITATION TO TURF SCIENCE LIVE
Your chance to attend an exciting event showcasing the
latest research and technological innovations in turf
agronomy.

This year the event is being he...
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TURF TALK - SPRING 2014 - DOWNLOAD YOUR COPY NOW

TURF TALK - SPRING 2014 - DOWNLOAD YOUR COPY NOW
The NEW Spring/Summer issue of Turf Talk is now
available to download. Simply click on the image of the cover below
to get your copy.





 
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GROWING GOLF IN THE UK - DOWNLOAD YOUR FREE REPORT

GROWING GOLF IN THE UK - DOWNLOAD YOUR FREE REPORT
'Growing Golf in the UK', a comprehensive market
research study that aims to help clubs and courses retain, attract
and grow their customer base, has now...
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APRIL WEATHER - TURF GROWTH SET TO KICK OFF

APRIL WEATHER - TURF GROWTH SET TO KICK OFF
March conditions have been a welcome relief to the
record breaking wet winter that made all the headlines - and caused
so much disruption and immense pro...
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BIG GAME CHALLENGE - ROUND 2

BIG GAME CHALLENGE - ROUND 2
Round 2 of The Big Game Challenge is now open,
contiunuing your chance to win a place in a fabulous four ball on
the famous Wentworth West Course - plus ...
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HOW SOON CAN SPRING ARRIVE?

HOW SOON CAN SPRING ARRIVE?
The exceptional wet February conditions that deluged
large parts of the UK, especially southern and eastern England,
created unprecedented problems for g...
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DEALING WITH UNPRECEDENTED WINTER DISEASE

DEALING WITH UNPRECEDENTED WINTER DISEASE
Turf plants have been under unprecedented levels of
disease pressure this winter, compounded by wet and windy weather
conditions that have too often prev...
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BUMBLEBEE AIR BUBBLE HELPS SURVIVE FLOODING

BUMBLEBEE AIR BUBBLE HELPS SURVIVE FLOODINGThere has been serious concern over the fate of ground nesting bumblebees in Operation Pollinator areas that have been underwater - but a built-in air bubble...
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GOLFBIC SEMINAR TO HEAR SYNGENTA SURVEY RESULTS

GOLFBIC SEMINAR TO HEAR SYNGENTA SURVEY RESULTS
 

Results one of the most comprehensive pieces of golf market
research ever conducted in the UK will be presented at GolfBIC (Golf Business Indust...
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FEBRUARY RISK OF FURTHER RAIN

FEBRUARY RISK OF FURTHER RAINIf February 2014 repeats the experiences of recent years, there is every chance that mild weather will be on the cards. However, it has also been signifcant...
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BTME SEMINAR - MANAGING STRESS

BTME SEMINAR - MANAGING STRESS
Over 130 greenkeepers and agronomists attending a
seminar on turf stress at BTME this week (21-23 January 2014),
heard Syngenta Turf Technical Manag...
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SYNGENTA SETS THE BIG GAME CHALLENGE

SYNGENTA SETS THE BIG GAME CHALLENGE
Greenkeepers and turf agronomists have the chance to win a place
in a fabulous four-ball round of golf on the world-renowned West
Course of Wentworth Gol...
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NORTH FORELAND IS THE BEES KNEES

NORTH FORELAND IS THE BEES KNEES
The inaugural Operation Pollinator Award 2013 has been
won by North Foreland Golf Club in Broadstairs, Kent.

The Award, run by The Sports Turf Research...
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OPTIMUM INTERVALS FOR PRIMO APPLICATION

OPTIMUM INTERVALS FOR PRIMO APPLICATION
 

New trials to evaluate the optimum intervals for Primo
Maxx application have concluded that Growing Degree Day (GDD)
calculations used by green...
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AMENITY FORUM WINTER WORKSHOPS

AMENITY FORUM WINTER WORKSHOPS
The Amenity Forum is to run a series of Winter Workshops
to bring anyone involved with the amenity sector up to date with
the latest developments in pest...
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ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR LEN SMITH

ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR LEN SMITH
 

One of the industry's leading groundsmen, Len Smith, has
won the IOG Everris & Syngenta Lifetime Achievement Award. The
presentation was ma...
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WHAT DO GOLFERS REALLY WANT?

WHAT DO GOLFERS REALLY WANT?
 

Detailed new research has revealed precisely what UK
golfers - and prospective players - want in a golf club. The
results point towards relaxed...
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CHILLING FEAR OF A COLD WINTER

CHILLING FEAR OF A COLD WINTER
 

Long-term weather forecasters are predicting one of the
coldest ever winters for the UK this year, with dire predictions of
deep snow and prolo...
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NEW - TURF TALK - AUTUMN 2013

NEW - TURF TALK - AUTUMN 2013
The latest issue of Turf Talk is packed with practical
information and ideas to help with turf management decisions this
winter, along with insightful ar...
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ACT EARLY TO REDUCE TURF DISEASE PRESSURE

ACT EARLY TO REDUCE TURF DISEASE PRESSURE
Reducing the number of infective disease pathogens in
turf surfaces now could help achieve better long-term control of
damaging attacks over the winter. ...
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AMENITY FORUM TOP TEN TIPS

AMENITY FORUM TOP TEN TIPS
 

The Amenity Forum has published its Top Ten Tips
for Pesticide Use. The document sets out important rules and key
factors to consider before pe...
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GOLF SURVEY KEY QUESTIONS ANSWERED

GOLF SURVEY KEY QUESTIONS ANSWERED
 

 

Eric Brown, Global Turf Business
Manager of Syngenta, answers some of the key questions raised by
the company's detailed market resea...
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FAMILY-ORIENTATED GOLF COURSES COULD DOUBLE UK GOLFERS

FAMILY-ORIENTATED GOLF COURSES COULD DOUBLE UK GOLFERS
 

A new survey has revealed that the number of people playing golf
in the UK could be doubled if clubs and courses were friendlier,
encouraged fa...
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GREEN ROUTE TO WINTER DISEASE CONTROL

GREEN ROUTE TO WINTER DISEASE CONTROLSpeaking at a BIGGA Golf Education Day turf management seminar during SALTEX earlier this month, Dr Simon Watson of Syngenta urged turf mangers to: ‘Go in Gr...
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SPOTLIGHT ON WINTER PRIMO USE

SPOTLIGHT ON WINTER PRIMO USE
 

The increasing use of artificial lighting rigs in football and
winter sports pitches has transformed playing conditions through
the season, wit...
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PITCH QUALITY ON A ROLL

PITCH QUALITY ON A ROLL
 

Football pitch and sports turf managers could look at some of
the techniques used by greenkeepers to further enhance the quality
and cut the co...
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STUDY REVEALS INSECT LIFE ON COURSE

STUDY REVEALS INSECT LIFE ON COURSE
Golf courses provide an essential haven for some of the
UKs most endangered insect species, and potentially hold the key to
restoring populations of esse...
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THE SECRETS OF THE £1m PITCH REVEALED

THE SECRETS OF THE £1m PITCH REVEALED
 

Leeds Rhinos and Leeds Carnegie Head Groundsman, Jason
Booth, revealed his secrets of the Headingley Stadiums' highly
successful £1m pitch rebu...
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AUTUMN RESCUE FOR ROUGH

AUTUMN RESCUE FOR ROUGH
 

One of the key aspects of successfully restoring or
establishing wildflowers in areas of golf course rough is the
removal of competitive coarse...
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NEW GUIDE FOR AMENITY PESTICIDE USE

NEW GUIDE FOR AMENITY PESTICIDE USE
 

A new guide for pesticide use in amenity situations - including
golf courses, sports pitches, roads, railways and other public
areas - provides...
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LAUNCH OF OPERATION POLLINATOR AWARD

LAUNCH OF OPERATION POLLINATOR AWARD
 

A new award that will reward golf clubs which have successfully
created pollen rich habitats on courses, leading to an increase in
pollinating ...
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SUCCESSFUL EDUCATION AT TURF SCIENCE LIVE

SUCCESSFUL EDUCATION AT TURF SCIENCE LIVE
 

Making the very best use of every input on the golf course was
the key message at the recent Turf Science Live event held at
Wentworth Golf Clu...
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July weather - what's in prospect?

July weather - what's in prospect?
Will this summer turn out to be a scorcher, or another washout?
Early indications are that July is hot and settled, certainly for
the first half of the m...
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NEW - Turf Talk Spring-Summer 2013

NEW - Turf Talk Spring-Summer 2013The new Turf Talk for spring/summer 2013 is now available to download. Packed with topical advice and information it will highlight some of the ways to prepa...
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Hold on to water for healthy root uptake

Hold on to water for healthy root uptake
The use of a wetting agent to hold soil moisture more evenly
through the soil profile could aid nutrient uptake and the
efficiency of fertiliser applicat...
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New 025 XC Nozzle now available

New 025 XC Nozzle now available
 

The latest addition to the Syngenta Turf XC Nozzle range - the
025 Foliar nozzle - is now available. Specifically developed to
operate at slowe...
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Picture this, a winner with Qualibra

Picture this, a winner with Qualibra
 

The first winner of the Qualibra Extreme picture
competition has been announced, and it's Jim Brown, Golf Course
Manager at The Carrick who wil...
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Getting to know what your players want

Getting to know what your players want
 

Results of a detailed questionnaire of golfers at
the prestigious St Mellion International Golf Club in Cornwall has
clearly highlighted that c...
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Register interest for Syngenta Golf Player Survey

Register interest for Syngenta Golf Player SurveyRegister here if you are interested in a Syngenta Golf Player Survey for your club
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Lookout for your Golden Nozzle draw card

Lookout for your Golden Nozzle draw cardLook out for your Golden Nozzle draw card that could win you a Syngenta application pack worth over £400. Check your unique number from the card at www.xcgol...
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Turn down the water volume with Qualibra

Turn down the water volume with Qualibra
Application of Qualibra wetting and water conservation
agent can be faster and more effective when sprayed in a water
volume of just 500 litres per hecta...
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Cutting clippings enhances fertiliser efficiency

Cutting clippings enhances fertiliser efficiency
 

The use of Primo Maxx could enhance the efficiency of nitrogen
fertiliser utilisation and reduce overall season-long requirements
on greens by ...
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Protect and feed turf for fast spring recovery

Protect and feed turf for fast spring recoveryAlthough the country is still gripped in what is hopefully the final icy blast of winter, conditions will inevitably start to warm up soon. And after the inc...
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Nozzle Selector gives best application advice

Nozzle Selector gives best application advice
 

A new on-line Nozzle Selector will enable turf managers and
sprayer operators to select the best combination of spray nozzle
and water volume t...
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XC Nozzles on show at St Mellion

XC Nozzles on show at St Mellion
 

Greenkeepers, sprayer operators and students in the south west
of England had the chance to see the new Syngenta XC Nozzles in
action and pick ...
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Not got the bottle? - Get your free Qualibra bottle now and the chance to win a Go-Pro

Not got the bottle? - Get your free Qualibra bottle now and the chance to win a Go-Pro
 

You could win a fabulous GoPro active video camera with
Qualibra. All you need to do is take a picture of your Qualibra
water bottle in an inte...
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Turf Seminar for Ireland at Croke Park

Turf Seminar for Ireland at Croke ParkA free spring Turfgrass Seminar, hosted by Everris and Syngenta at Croke Park, Dublin on Wednesday 6 March, will give greenkeepers and groundsmen in Ireland ...
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Light relief for February

Light relief for February
 

Another extremely wet month in January has once again seen water
levels rising across the country. With groundwater reserves
restored and soils...
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Championing the cause of bees

Championing the cause of bees
 

A series of leading golf clubs across the UK and Ireland
are doing their bit to reverse the plight of the bumblebee, and
demonstrate that the g...
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Get XC - Get Even

Get XC - Get Even
 

The new range of Syngenta Turf XC Nozzles, launched at BTME last
month, offers a breakthrough for even application on turf
surfaces.




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Icy blast brings chilling fear of Fusarium

Icy blast brings chilling fear of Fusarium
Plummeting winter temperatures could prove the precursor of
Microdochium (Fusarium) Patch attacks. When the current winter snow
and sleet melts, the prol...
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Winter warmer for January

Winter warmer for January
Torrential rain in December concluded what was the second
wettest year on record, with most of that falling in the second
half of the year - resulting in...
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BTME 2013 Seminars - Primo Maxx and XC Technology

BTME 2013 Seminars - Primo Maxx and XC TechnologyDetails of two exciting BTME Continue to Learn Seminars, including new results with Primo Maxx across the course and application skills with the launch of XC...
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Rugby League winner for Syngenta IOG Award

Rugby League winner for Syngenta IOG Award
 

Keith Porter, Head Groundsman at Leigh Sports Village, has won
the prestigious title of IOG Everris/Syngenta Professional Rugby
League Groundsm...
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December weather forecast and actions

December weather forecast and actionsWith all the talk of Climate Change and Global Warming, it is easy to forget the experience of bitter cold and deep snow in December over recent years. A qui...
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New Nordics Turf Business Manager

New Nordics Turf Business Manager
 

Syngenta has appointed Lars Tveter as the company's first Turf
& Landscape Business Manager for the Nordics. Lars combines his
wealth of kn...
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Autumn Turf Talk to get you through the winter

Autumn Turf Talk to get you through the winter
 

The latest issue of Turf Talk is packed with ideas, information
and experience to help with management decisions this winter -
aimed to enhance...
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BTME launch for new Syngenta XC Nozzles

BTME launch for new Syngenta XC Nozzles
 

Syngenta is to launch its new XC range of turf sprayer nozzles
at BTME in January. Designed to improve the accuracy and results
from every appl...
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Creating a buzz for golfers and greenkeepers

Creating a buzz for golfers and greenkeepers
 

Operation Pollinator is creating a real buzz around North
Foreland Golf Club. Members and visitors are instantly captivated
in what's going, bu...
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Golf Environment Awards winners announced

Golf Environment Awards winners announced
 

Two Operation Pollinator golf clubs are among the leading
winners in this year's Golf Environment Awards. Dan McGrath at
North Foreland GC has ...
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Golfers get to see the birds and the bees

Golfers get to see the birds and the beesJohn O'Gaunt Golf Club was the first club to sign up for the Syngenta Operation Pollinator initiative. Now it has been rewarded with the national accolade of...
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Proactive approach gets greener results

Proactive approach gets greener results
 

The outstanding playing conditions at Woodhall Spa Golf Club in
Lincolnshire, which is the home of England Golf, attract golfers
all year round...
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First Operation Pollinator Champion for N Ireland

First Operation Pollinator Champion for N IrelandMassereene Golf Club in Northern Ireland has become the first Operation Pollinator Champion Club, with the aim of enhancing its attraction to both wildlife a...
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October heat to keep grass growing

October heat to keep grass growingTh trend for warmer autumn temperatures that keep turf growing for longer has implications for course management and especially disease control. New advice i...
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Fescue green restoration

Fescue green restorationRoyal Dornoch Course Manager, Eoin Riddell, explains the steps he used with Rescue to resolve the issue of coarse grasses on the eighth green of the Champion...
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Autumn Rescue for rough

Autumn Rescue for roughIncredibly wet conditions have encouraged excessive coarse grass growth and prevented mowing this summer. Rescue treatment of rough in the autumn could help ...
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Multi-action fungicide to tackle changeable conditions

Multi-action fungicide to tackle changeable conditions
 

Variable autumn weather conditions create a difficult dilemma
for appropriate fungicide choice. The best all round option is to
adopt a three-i...
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Contact cut off puts turf health at risk

Contact cut off puts turf health at risk
 

Applying a fungicide that fails to move with actively growing
turf could seriously compromise any extended turf disease
protection through the ...
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Wetting agent use in the wet

Wetting agent use in the wetDespite the persistent wet weather and record rainfall this season, trials with the new Qualibra wetting and water conservation agent have highlighted the be...
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Turf Science Live sees integrated innovation in action

Turf Science Live sees integrated innovation in actionThe recent Turf Science Live event highlighted how innovation and the practical application of research-based science will be the key to satisfying sports pl...
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Turf Science in Action - Anthracnose control

Turf Science in Action - Anthracnose control
Results of new turf trials have demonstrated that a programmed
approach, with a combination of
Greenmaster Liquid fertilizer and Banner
Maxx fungicide,...
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Read the NEW issue of Turf Talk

Read the NEW issue of Turf TalkThe latest issue of Turf Talk is packed with information and tips for summer turf management and planning for better turf playing quality. Download your copy...
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Cut mowing to manage wet conditions

Cut mowing to manage wet conditions

Current weather patterns have played havoc with mowing regimes
and greenkeepers' efforts to maintain high quality playing
conditions for golf. After re...
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Ecological inspiration for Ireland

Ecological inspiration for IrelandOperation Pollinator increases the attractiveness of golf courses to biodiversity and players alike. A training workshop in Ireland explained what it can do,...
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Get set for the stress of summer

Get set for the stress of summerPhysical heat is a major factor in turf stress. When temperatures climb to a point where the chemical balance and photosynthetic activity within the leaf is ...
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Managing links rough for better playability

Managing links rough for better playabilityIs thick rough making the challenge of links golf too difficult for players' enjoyment? Agronomist Eddie Connaughton provides his advice given to golf course...
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The Ultimate Pitch offer - less work, more play!

The Ultimate Pitch offer - less work, more play!

The Ultimate Pitch offer from Everris and Syngenta brings the dream
of Primo Maxx
treated pitches within every groundsman's reach. The programme give ...
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Calculate your fairway savings with Primo Maxx

Calculate your fairway savings with Primo Maxx


Greenkeepers and golf club managers can now find out exactly how
much money they could save on their course from taking advantage of
the Primo Maxx U...
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Mower set up for smooth green performance

Mower set up for smooth green performance

Greens smoothness is everything when it comes to giving golfers
a better playing experience, according to STRI agronomist, Henry
Bechelet. He believes ...
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Balanced nutrition avoids turf stress

Balanced nutrition avoids turf stressAlleviating turf stress with balanced nutrition and wetting agent technology can help minimise disease and get the best results from fungicides, reports Lewi...
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Qualibra fulfils players demands for quality

Qualibra fulfils players demands for qualityIn the first of a series of 'Playing Consistent - Staying Consistent' seminar reports, Dr Simon Watson expalins the role of Qualibra in maintaining the turf ...
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April weather - Drought looms if spring dries up

April weather - Drought looms if spring dries upApril 2011 continued the recent trend for warmer, brighter spring conditions - GreenCast looks at the implications for this season ...
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Qualibra now available in time to cope with summer stress

Qualibra now available in time to cope with summer stress

The exciting new wetting and water conservation agent, Qualibra, is now
available from turf product distributors across the UK and Ireland.
The dual-ac...
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Golf Player Survey focuses actions on what players want

Golf Player Survey focuses actions on what players want

Greenkeepers and club managers now have access to the results of
the Syngenta Golf Player Survey, which could help them focus their
efforts and investm...
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