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Category Archives: Trade News

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New York Red Bulls Praise SISIS Osca

New York Red Bulls Praise SISIS Osca

Trade News / 14th November 2017

Dan Shemesh, Director of Stadium and Training Grounds for the New York Red Bulls has praised the SISIS Osca 3 which maintains the synthetic turf…

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SALTEX 2017 – The Best Yet

SALTEX 2017 – The Best Yet

Trade News / 10th November 2017

SALTEX 2017 has been hailed as a huge success A year’s worth of meticulous and strategic planning from show organisers culminated in what is being…

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SALTEX 2017 launches Innovation Award

SALTEX 2017 launches Innovation Award

Trade News / 26th October 2017

SALTEX 2017 is set to play host to the most technologically advanced-equipment showcase in grounds management. With this in mind SALTEX event organisers have decided…

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MM50 is ACE for Devonshire Park

MM50 is ACE for Devonshire Park

Trade News / 18th October 2017

Following a successful trial period, Danny Negus – head groundsman at Devonshire Park International Tennis Centre in Eastbourne, has decided to use Limagrain’s MM50 grass…

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Your Industry – Your Show – Your Voice

Your Industry – Your Show – Your Voice

Trade News / 11th October 2017

Learning LIVE at SALTEX 2017 is set to explore and highlight the burning issues that really matter to the groundscare industry through a unique panel…

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G860 combats heavy usage at Huish Park

G860 combats heavy usage at Huish Park

Trade News / 9th October 2017

With over 50 games a season taking place at the Huish Park Stadium, Yeovil Town FC’s head of grounds Richard Allsworth believes that his new…

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J All Bent mixture from Johnsons Sports Seed

J All Bent mixture from Johnsons Sports Seed

Trade News / 6th October 2017

Bowood’s championship golf course near Chippenham is set in 2,000 acres of glorious parkland and is renowned as one of the finest courses in Wiltshire….

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Limagrain Will Showcase Leading Range of Grass Seed at SALTEX 2017

Limagrain Will Showcase Leading Range of Grass Seed at SALTEX 2017

Trade News / 6th October 2017

Limagrain UK, one of the world’s largest seed companies will be showcasing its impressive range of grass seed mixtures, including the market leading MM60, MM50…

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A solution for every surface on Stand E070

A solution for every surface on Stand E070

Trade News / 6th October 2017

At SALTEX 2017 Dennis & SISIS (Stand E070) will be living up to their reputation of having world-class maintenance equipment for every type of playing…

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SISIS return to FSB

SISIS return to FSB

Trade News / 5th October 2017

SISIS has announced that it will be exhibiting at FSB Cologne, Germany from 7-10 November 2017 in Hall 10.2 stand B035. Visitors to the show,…

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Vitalnova Blade and Primo Maxx keep standards high at Trentham Golf Club

Vitalnova Blade and Primo Maxx keep standards high at Trentham Golf Club

Trade News / 29th September 2017

Ed Stant, Course Manager at Trentham Golf Club in Staffordshire believes that two ICL products have been integral in maintaining the health of the course…

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STRI Research shows how to make every seed count

STRI Research shows how to make every seed count

Trade News / 22nd September 2017

Every seed counts when it comes to restoring playing surface quality on golf courses or getting stadium pitches established and stable for the new season….

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Dennis Mowers selected as World Cup mower for third successive tournament

Dennis Mowers selected as World Cup mower for third successive tournament

Trade News / 13th September 2017

After being selected as the official mower at the two most recent FIFA World Cup’s in South Africa and Brazil, Dennis Mowers will be the…

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Sherriff Amenity GoGreen at SALTEX 2017

Trade News / 13th September 2017

At SALTEX 2017 Sherriff Amenity will be showcasing two new products in the renowned GoGreen complexed iron range. Visitors to the stand (E060) will also…

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ICL paves the way for more games at  Pride Park Stadium

ICL paves the way for more games at Pride Park Stadium

Trade News / 13th September 2017

Nathan Scarff, Head Groundsman at Derby County FC, has revealed that a range of ICL products have helped him achieve his main target of hosting…

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Sherriff Amenity Launch StimZyne

Sherriff Amenity Launch StimZyne

Trade News / 11th September 2017

Sherriff Amenity has announced the launch of StimZyne – a new range of hydrocarbon encapsulators and plant growth promoters. StimZyne joins Sherriff Amenity’s leading range…

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SISIS Javelin Aer-Aid impresses in STRI trials

SISIS Javelin Aer-Aid impresses in STRI trials

Trade News / 7th September 2017

Following extensive trials conducted by the STRI (Sports Turf Research Institute), it has been concluded that the SISIS Javelin Aer-Aid tractor mounted aerator would be…

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Sherriff’s Marathon Sport is King of the Jungle

Sherriff’s Marathon Sport is King of the Jungle

Trade News / 7th September 2017

Stuart Vause, head groundsman at Castleford Tigers RLFC, believes that Sherriff Amenity’s range of Marathon Sport fertilisers have signalled dramatic improvements on the pitch at…

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Learning LIVE signals opportunity

Learning LIVE signals opportunity

Trade News / 7th September 2017

The SALTEX 2017 free education programme is set to inspire visitors at the NEC on 1 and 2 November.     With the full Learning…

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Rolawn bag another milestone

Rolawn bag another milestone

Trade News / 7th September 2017

Rolawn added premium quality topsoil in a bulk bag, to their range approximately 15 years ago and are now celebrating the sale of their one…

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ICL announce new Technical Area Sales Manager

ICL announce new Technical Area Sales Manager

Trade News / 7th September 2017

ICL has announced the appointment of Matt Nutter as the new Technical Area Sales Manager operating in South East England, including Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and North…

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New addition to ICL’s Greenmaster Pro-Lite range

New addition to ICL’s Greenmaster Pro-Lite range

Trade News / 7th September 2017

ICL has announced the launch of an upgrade to its autumn/winter fine turf fertilizer range. Greenmaster Pro-Lite Invigorator Plus 4-0-14 +8Fe +2MgO is a new formulation…

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Dennis G34D gives the Red Bulls a boost

Dennis G34D gives the Red Bulls a boost

Trade News / 16th August 2017

Dan Shemesh, Director of Stadium and Training Grounds for the New York Red Bulls has reported excellent results since purchasing a Dennis G34D cylinder mower….

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Nick from Charterhouse ‘tines’ the knot!

Nick from Charterhouse ‘tines’ the knot!

Trade News / 16th August 2017

Charterhouse Turf Machinery’s Sales Manager Nick Darking had a rather urgent appointment at Old Thorns Golf Club on Friday 21st July – but not to drop…

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Quadraplay perfect for multi-tasking groundsman

Quadraplay perfect for multi-tasking groundsman

Trade News / 16th August 2017

Kevin Sturmey – chairman, chief executive AND head groundsman of Taunton Town FC, believes that the multi-functional SISIS Quadraplay single pass maintenance system has been…

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Rolawn hit 160 million

Rolawn hit 160 million

Trade News / 16th August 2017

This week Rolawn proudly harvested and delivered their 160 millionth roll of turf. Since the company was founded in 1975 sales records have been kept…

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SALTEX 2017 ‘YOUR INDUSTRY YOUR SHOW’ visitor registration now open

SALTEX 2017 ‘YOUR INDUSTRY YOUR SHOW’ visitor registration now open

Trade News / 16th August 2017

The countdown to Europe’s largest annual turf management event has officially begun, marked by the opening of online visitor registration.     SALTEX 2017 takes…

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Dennis & SISIS Cricket Pitch Renovation Day a huge success

Dennis & SISIS Cricket Pitch Renovation Day a huge success

Trade News / 16th August 2017

Dennis and SISIS recently hosted their first ever Cricket Pitch Renovation Day which has been hailed a huge success.     Over the past few…

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DLF quintet join team to complete more than a bike ride in the country!

DLF quintet join team to complete more than a bike ride in the country!

Trade News / 16th August 2017

On 1st July a team of 10 cyclists, over half from seed breeders DLF, embarked on a bike ride from Lands End to John O’Groats…

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Groundsmen bowled over by latest ICL Independent School Seminar

Groundsmen bowled over by latest ICL Independent School Seminar

Trade News / 21st July 2017

Fifty groundsmen from independent schools throughout southern England and the Midlands were presented with a wealth of useful advice and information at the latest ICL…

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Dennis Mowers integral for Stoke City FC

Dennis Mowers integral for Stoke City FC

Trade News / 20th July 2017

Both the Dennis G860 and the Dennis Premier play an integral role in maintaining Stoke City FC’s bet365 Stadium pitch and training ground, according to…

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iTurf improves 9 hole Cruit Island GC

iTurf improves 9 hole Cruit Island GC

Trade News / 20th July 2017

Despite working with a small budget, Brian McMonagle, Head Greenkeeper at Cruit Island Golf Club in Donegal, Ireland, has still managed to significantly improve the…

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Limagrain’s MM range is rapid at King’s Bruton

Limagrain’s MM range is rapid at King’s Bruton

Trade News / 17th July 2017

Adrian Davis, head groundsman at King’s Bruton School in Somerset, has reported remarkable germination speed and recovery rates from Limagrain’s leading MM range of grass…

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‘Phenomenal’ SISIS Osca works wonders for the Potters

‘Phenomenal’ SISIS Osca works wonders for the Potters

Trade News / 13th July 2017

Andy Jackson, grounds manager at Stoke City FC, has reported ‘phenomenal’ results since incorporating the SISIS Osca tractor mounted oscillating brush into his synthetic surface…

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Souters Sports bring architect’s vision to life

Souters Sports bring architect’s vision to life

Trade News / 13th July 2017

After successfully completing a huge bunker renovation project at the prestigious West Kilbride Golf Club in Ayrshire, Souters Sports have been widely praised by both…

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Sherriff Amenity and Terra Firma (Scotland) Ltd combine

Sherriff Amenity and Terra Firma (Scotland) Ltd combine

Trade News / 13th July 2017

Sherriff Amenity, the fine turf and landscaping division of Agrovista UK Limited, one of the UK’s leading agronomy firms today announces the acquisition of Terra…

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Rolawn erupts at RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

Rolawn erupts at RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

Trade News / 13th July 2017

Medallion turf volcanos erupting with lava of roses were created by designer Tony Smith, as a show feature for the entrance to the rose pavilion…

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ICL combat wear & tear at Ely City Golf Club

ICL combat wear & tear at Ely City Golf Club

Trade News / 13th July 2017

Andy Baker, Head Greenkeeper at Ely City Golf Course in Cambridgeshire, believes that his use of ICL products have significantly improved the high wear areas…

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A once-in-a-lifetime ‘Wembley’ opportunity for SALTEX College Cup winners

A once-in-a-lifetime ‘Wembley’ opportunity for SALTEX College Cup winners

Trade News / 13th July 2017

The opportunity to stand on arguably the most famous pitch in world football on the day of the FA Cup Final is a dream for…

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Bespoke DLF Johnsons Sports Seed mixture the only choice for Beaufort Polo Club

Bespoke DLF Johnsons Sports Seed mixture the only choice for Beaufort Polo Club

Trade News / 13th July 2017

Beaufort Polo Club in Tetbury is the foremost centre for the development of Polo in the Cotswolds. With 90 acres of fields and grassed areas…

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Rolawn hit the mark at Gardeners’ World Live

Rolawn hit the mark at Gardeners’ World Live

Trade News / 19th June 2017

Rolawn products have contributed again to a raft of award winning show gardens and features at GWLive 2017. Rolawn turf stockist Wyevale Garden Centres, sponsored…

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Synthetic success at Bloxham School

Synthetic success at Bloxham School

Trade News / 14th June 2017

Tom Hall, deputy head groundsman at Bloxham School in Oxfordshire has reported excellent results from using SISIS equipment to maintain the school’s two synthetic sports…

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Yate Turf & Landscape supply business launches new website

Yate Turf & Landscape supply business launches new website

Trade News / 11th June 2017

Raycox Turf, who is a specialist in the supply of high quality landscape products in the Bristol area, and is one of Rolawn’s premier stockists,…

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Volunteer groundsman praises ICL iTurf programme

Volunteer groundsman praises ICL iTurf programme

Trade News / 11th June 2017

Adrian Cutliffe, Head Groundsman at Maginn Park in Buncrana, Ireland, has reported that a tailor-made ICL iTurf programme has provided him with fantastic results and…

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New low drift nozzles for ProShield

New low drift nozzles for ProShield

Trade News / 11th June 2017

ICL has announced that all bottles of ProShield – a barrier acting, pre and post-emergent non-selective herbicide, are now being supplied with low drift sprayer…

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GoGreen Energy shines for the Owls

GoGreen Energy shines for the Owls

Trade News / 11th June 2017

Andy Thompson, head groundsman at Sheffield Wednesday FC, has reported excellent results since using Sherriff Amenity’s GoGreen Energy bio-stimulant. Having started his career in groundsmanship…

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Dennis Mowers: “A pedigree no-one can argue with”

Dennis Mowers: “A pedigree no-one can argue with”

Trade News / 11th June 2017

Glenn Davies, grounds manager at Bloxham School in Oxfordshire has claimed that he chooses Dennis because of the “strength, history, quality and durability” of the…

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Dennis and SISIS announce cricket renovation event

Dennis and SISIS announce cricket renovation event

Trade News / 11th June 2017

Dennis and SISIS have announced that they will be hosting a cricket renovation event at St Albans School, Woollam Trust Playing Fields on Tuesday 18…

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Your Industry – Your Show

Your Industry – Your Show

Trade News / 11th June 2017

SALTEX launches new 2017 campaign Organisers of SALTEX (Sports Amenities Landscaping Trade Exhibition) have launched their new 2017 campaign, which features the distinguished heart-shaped logo…

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DLF donate wildflower seeds for children to sow at Kingsdown GC

DLF donate wildflower seeds for children to sow at Kingsdown GC

Trade News / 11th June 2017

Kingsdown Golf Club in Wiltshire recently took the initiative to show children from a local primary school how environmental stewardship, sports turf management and the…

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Rolawn products help to bring the medals home at Chelsea

Rolawn products help to bring the medals home at Chelsea

Trade News / 30th May 2017

This year’s Chelsea Flower Show featured a host of Show, Fresh and Artisan gardens that utilised Rolawn’s Medallion® turf, Blended Loam topsoil, Landscaping Bark, and…

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New Instrata Elite offers turf disease control Outside and In

New Instrata Elite offers turf disease control Outside and In

Trade News / 17th May 2017

The launch of an exciting new fungicide active for turf disease control now gives a powerful combination of curative and contact plus systemic properties, for…

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Rolawn is on the move

Rolawn is on the move

Trade News / 16th May 2017

Rolawn Invest in a new Head Office Building After 40 years of being based in Elvington, North Yorkshire, Rolawn has started the construction of an…

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Dennis G34D praised by Doncaster Rovers

Dennis G34D praised by Doncaster Rovers

Trade News / 15th May 2017

James Davison, head of grounds at Doncaster Rovers Football Club has praised his new Dennis G34D cylinder mowers claiming they provide him with a finish…

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Principality Stadium ready for Champions League Final thanks to J Premier Pitch

Principality Stadium ready for Champions League Final thanks to J Premier Pitch

Trade News / 15th May 2017

The Principality Stadium, previously known as the Millennium Stadium, was opened in June 1999 and has welcomed an average of 1.3 million visitors per year…

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Keep with what you know says Princes Golf Club

Keep with what you know says Princes Golf Club

Trade News / 12th May 2017

Sean McLean, Links Superintendent at Princes Golf Club, has months of careful preparation ahead of him.  June 2017 sees his club join with Royal St…

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Vitalnova Blade: a proven biostimulant

Vitalnova Blade: a proven biostimulant

Trade News / 12th May 2017

Biostimulants are substances and microorganisms applied to plants and rootzones to enhance plant growth, and rootzone microbial activity. Historically the diversity of biostimulant products available…

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Rolawn keep setting the standards

Rolawn keep setting the standards

Trade News / 8th May 2017

Rolawn has been awarded ISO9001 and ISO14001 Rolawn has been at the forefront of the turf and topsoil market for over 40 years, working with…

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The BALI Zone comes to SALTEX 2017

The BALI Zone comes to SALTEX 2017

Trade News / 5th May 2017

The British Association of Landscape Industries (BALI), has underlined its continuing confidence in the strength of SALTEX by committing to its own dedicated area at…

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SISIS Aer-Aid the solution for St Ives GC

SISIS Aer-Aid the solution for St Ives GC

Trade News / 5th May 2017

Rob Duff, course manager and head greenkeeper at St Ives (Hunts) Golf Course, has praised the SISIS Javelin Aer-Aid 1500 for helping him to combat…

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iTurf Programme keeps Cod Army in winning form

iTurf Programme keeps Cod Army in winning form

Trade News / 5th May 2017

A tailored iTurf Programme from ICL has signalled consistent and excellent results according to Dale Frith – Head Groundsman at Fleetwood Town FC.    …

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Dennis & SISIS kickstart 2017 bowls seminars

Dennis & SISIS kickstart 2017 bowls seminars

Trade News / 27th April 2017

Dennis and SISIS have successfully kick-started their 2017 series of bowls maintenance seminars, after the first two were recently held at Attenborough Bowls Club in…

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‘Love Your Garden’ choose Rolawn again

‘Love Your Garden’ choose Rolawn again

Trade News / 24th April 2017

The 7th series of the garden make-over programme, Love Your Garden is currently being filmed and Rolawn’s award winning Medallion turf and market leading enhanced Blended…

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The Dennis Razor: the ultimate mower for Wycliffe Bowls Club

The Dennis Razor: the ultimate mower for Wycliffe Bowls Club

Trade News / 24th April 2017

Wycliffe Bowls Club head greenkeeper Keith Freakley and his assistant Raymond John Carter have both praised their recently purchased Dennis Razor Ultra 560 for its…

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ICL launch Landscaper Pro Range

ICL launch Landscaper Pro Range

Trade News / 24th April 2017

The Turf and Landscape division of ICL has announced the launch of Landscaper Pro – featuring a range of unique products for landscapers and gardeners…

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Ben Burgess increases area partnership with Dennis & SISIS

Ben Burgess increases area partnership with Dennis & SISIS

Trade News / 24th April 2017

Ben Burgess Grounds Care Equipment, an existing Dennis and SISIS dealer for Norfolk, has increased its area partnership after it was announced that the East…

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Dennis Mowers helps Leicester City earn their stripes

Dennis Mowers helps Leicester City earn their stripes

Trade News / 15th April 2017

Last season, Leicester City FC shocked the sporting world by winning the Barclays Premier League and according to grounds manager John Ledwidge, Dennis Mowers helped…

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Sherriff Amenity support key volunteer cricket events

Sherriff Amenity support key volunteer cricket events

Trade News / 10th April 2017

Sherriff Amenity recently underlined its commitment to educating and supporting volunteers in the turf industry after proudly sponsoring both NatWest’s CricketForce initiative and The Surrey…

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Royal Dornoch chooses Sportsmaster CRF Mini for longevity

Royal Dornoch chooses Sportsmaster CRF Mini for longevity

Trade News / 10th April 2017

Eoin Riddell, Course Manager at Royal Dornoch Golf Club in Sutherland, Scotland believes that the use of ICL’s Sportsmaster CRF Mini granular fertilizer has significantly…

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Limagrain’s Colour Splash trial site brightens the horizon

Limagrain’s Colour Splash trial site brightens the horizon

Trade News / 7th April 2017

In the south of Lincoln lies a sight to behold – a plot of land covered in an array of magnificent colourful flower species. From…

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SALTEX 2017 leading the way in innovation

SALTEX 2017 leading the way in innovation

Trade News / 4th April 2017

SALTEX 2017 continues to attract some of the sector’s biggest names ensuring that visitors can again expect to see an impressive line-up of world-class innovation…

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Tiernan Crawford Wins Irish Student Greenkeeper of the Year

Tiernan Crawford Wins Irish Student Greenkeeper of the Year

Trade News / 27th March 2017

Tiernan Crawford has been announced as the ICL and Syngenta Irish Student Greenkeeper of the Year Award 2017 winner. The young greenkeeper, who works at…

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Tiernan Crawford wins Irish Student Greenkeeper of the Year

Tiernan Crawford wins Irish Student Greenkeeper of the Year

Trade News / 17th March 2017

Tiernan Crawford has been announced as the ICL and Syngenta Irish Student Greenkeeper of the Year Award 2017 winner. The young greenkeeper, who works at…

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MM60 – the number one choice for the Eagles

MM60 – the number one choice for the Eagles

Trade News / 17th March 2017

Bruce Elliot, head of grounds and estates at Crystal Palace FC, has revealed that Limagrain’s MM60 is his preferred choice of winter sports grass seed….

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First European sports turf grass endowed chair at Wageningen announced

First European sports turf grass endowed chair at Wageningen announced

Trade News / 15th March 2017

With the appointment of Professor Bernhard R. Leinauer as Professor for Turfgrass Ecology by Special Appointment at the University of Wageningen (NL), a significant step…

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Greenmaster Pro-Lite ensures a healthy pitch at Selhurst Park

Greenmaster Pro-Lite ensures a healthy pitch at Selhurst Park

Trade News / 14th March 2017

Bruce Elliot, Head of Grounds and Estates at Crystal Palace FC, has reported excellent results after using ICL’s Greenmaster Pro-Lite micro granular fertilizers as part…

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Dennis G860 makes the Tigers more self-sufficient

Dennis G860 makes the Tigers more self-sufficient

Trade News / 14th March 2017

After having to rely on outside assistance for the past few years, Castleford Tigers RLFC are now able to keep all of their turf maintenance…

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Record breaking cricket groundsman’s seminar

Record breaking cricket groundsman’s seminar

Trade News / 14th March 2017

The recent Dennis and SISIS Cricket Groundsman’s Seminar recorded its highest ever attendance with an impressive 260 delegates making their way to Gloucestershire County Cricket…

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DLF ProNitro shortlisted for premier sports sector award

DLF ProNitro shortlisted for premier sports sector award

Trade News / 14th March 2017

DLF Seed’s newest nitrogen seed coat technology ProNitro has been shortlisted for the “Innovatieprijs Sportaccommodaties” or “Sports Innovation Prize” for 2017. The award, presented for…

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Sherriff Amenity launch GoGreen Energy

Sherriff Amenity launch GoGreen Energy

Trade News / 9th March 2017

Sherriff Amenity has announced the launch of GoGreen Energy, a concentrated bio-stimulant formulated to assist plant health and relieve stress symptoms. Over recent years, professionals…

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ICL & Syngenta launch ultimate offers 2017

ICL & Syngenta launch ultimate offers 2017

Trade News / 24th February 2017

ICL and Syngenta have launched their popular Primo Maxx Ultimate Offers for 2017, which are set to provide turf managers with a combination of great…

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Sherriff Amenity launch Marathon TCR fertiliser

Sherriff Amenity launch Marathon TCR fertiliser

Trade News / 21st February 2017

Sherriff Amenity has announced the launch of Marathon Turf Core Renovator, which is the latest addition to the popular range of Marathon fertilisers. For a…

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Johnsons Sports Seed mixtures tweaked for 2017 to further enhance performance

Johnsons Sports Seed mixtures tweaked for 2017 to further enhance performance

Trade News / 16th February 2017

DLF’s Johnsons Sports Seed has just released its 2017 mixture guide. Whilst no new cultivars have been introduced for 2017, a number of the key…

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Henley GC splashes some Colour into the course

Henley GC splashes some Colour into the course

Trade News / 13th February 2017

By using a range of Limagrain Colour Splash flower mixtures, Jim Griffith – a 68 year old retired teacher, has injected some stunning colour into…

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Derby County groundsman praises  SISIS Javelin Aer-Aid

Derby County groundsman praises SISIS Javelin Aer-Aid

Trade News / 11th February 2017

Derby County head groundsman Nathan Scarff has praised the SISIS Javelin Aer-Aid 1500 tractor mounted aerator for all-year-round use to keep the playing surface at…

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Award for Operation Pollinator champion

Award for Operation Pollinator champion

Trade News / 10th February 2017

John O’Gaunt Golf Club greenkeeper, Steve Thompson, has picked up the prestigious Syngenta Operation Pollinator Award, for the golf club’s consistently outstanding ecological habitat creation…

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Crystal Palace FC increase fleet of Dennis G860’s

Crystal Palace FC increase fleet of Dennis G860’s

Trade News / 10th February 2017

Crystal Palace FC has recently purchased six Dennis G860 professional cylinder mowers, taking their total to a fleet of eight – and head of grounds…

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Souters Sports put on a royal performance at Queen Ethelburga’s

Souters Sports put on a royal performance at Queen Ethelburga’s

Trade News / 7th February 2017

Souters Sports have been commended by Queen Ethelburga’s Collegiate in York after the company completed a multi-million pound project which involved a total re-development of…

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Dudsbury GC reaps the rewards after switching to ICL granular fertilizers

Dudsbury GC reaps the rewards after switching to ICL granular fertilizers

Trade News / 7th February 2017

Warren Moss, Course Manager at Dudsbury Golf Club in Bournemouth, believes that his greens are reaping the rewards following a switch from liquid fertilizers to…

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New line-up of Turf Rewards for 2017

New line-up of Turf Rewards for 2017

Trade News / 31st January 2017

Turf Rewards users throughout the UK and Ireland will be spoilt for choice this year after ICL and Syngenta announced that a number of new…

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Berkhamsted School bowled over by MM50

Berkhamsted School bowled over by MM50

Trade News / 30th January 2017

Mike Herring, head groundsman at Berkhamsted School in Hertfordshire, has reported excellent results after using Limagrain’s MM50 grass seed in a new construction and in…

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Dennis S500: The Riverside’s Best Kept Secret

Dennis S500: The Riverside’s Best Kept Secret

Trade News / 13th January 2017

Tony Bell, head groundsman for Middlesbrough FC, has revealed that the secret behind keeping the pitch at the Riverside Stadium in such pristine condition is…

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Dennis and SISIS Announce 2017 Cricket Seminar Date

Dennis and SISIS Announce 2017 Cricket Seminar Date

Trade News / 12th December 2016

Dennis and SISIS have announced that they will be holding their hugely popular cricket seminar on February 16 at Gloucestershire County Cricket Club. Groundsmen from…

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ICL keep standards high at  Leigh Sports Village

ICL keep standards high at Leigh Sports Village

Trade News / 8th December 2016

Keith Porter – Head Groundsman at Leigh Sports Village in Greater Manchester, has praised ICL for meeting his exceptionally high standards.  Leigh Sports Village is…

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Bloxham School Continues to Choose SISIS

Bloxham School Continues to Choose SISIS

Trade News / 7th December 2016

Bloxham School, in Oxfordshire, has recently purchased three new SISIS tractor mounted turf maintenance machines – the Powaspred, the Variseeder and the Flexibrush. With a…

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ICL relieves the stress at  Castle Stuart Golf Club

ICL relieves the stress at Castle Stuart Golf Club

Trade News / 29th November 2016

The use of ICL’s new Vitalnova Stressbuster has significantly improved the overall health of the turf on the fairways and greens at Castle Stuart Golf…

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Nominations now open for Amenity Sprayer Operator of the Year 2017

Nominations now open for Amenity Sprayer Operator of the Year 2017

Trade News / 17th November 2016

The Amenity Sprayer Operator of the Year 2017 award (ASOY) was recently launched at the Amenity Forum Conference – with the chance for the top…

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iTurf Success for Bolton Wanderers FC

iTurf Success for Bolton Wanderers FC

Trade News / 12th November 2016

Chris Simm, Head Groundsman for Bolton Wanderers FC, believes the pitch at Macron Stadium has benefited greatly from embarking on an ICL iTurf programme specifically…

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Dennis G860 the ‘mower of choice’ for Nottingham Forest FC

Dennis G860 the ‘mower of choice’ for Nottingham Forest FC

Trade News / 8th November 2016

Nottingham Forest FC grounds manager Ewan Hunter and his assistant Matt Tietjen has claimed that the Dennis G860 is the club’s mower of choice. When…

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All-in-One Solution for Bloxham School

All-in-One Solution for Bloxham School

Trade News / 7th November 2016

The SISIS Quadraplay single pass maintenance system has been praised by Tom Hall, deputy head groundsman at Bloxham School in Oxfordshire, for helping him to…

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Contact clean up

Contact clean up

Trade News / 7th November 2016

Outbreaks of Microdochium Patch (Fusarium) reported flaring up on turf surfaces over recent weeks has highlighted the potential pathogen risk from infection sources in thatch….

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Clay Cross FC embrace the FA PIP

Clay Cross FC embrace the FA PIP

Trade News / 2nd November 2016

A year on from the launch of The FA Pitch Improvement Programme (PIP) – a 4 year, £8 million pound scheme with the aim of…

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SALTEX College Cup winners to work at Wembley

SALTEX College Cup winners to work at Wembley

Trade News / 2nd November 2016

The Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG) has announced that the winning students of SALTEX 2016’s new College Cup Competition will be given an opportunity to be…

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Haydock GC achieves results with Johnsons Sport Seed mixtures

Haydock GC achieves results with Johnsons Sport Seed mixtures

Trade News / 24th October 2016

Terry Wharton, Head Greenkeeper of Haydock Park Golf Club describes his job as “varied but challenging at times, especially when dealing with problems the weather…

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Autumn dew points to disease risk

Autumn dew points to disease risk

Trade News / 11th October 2016

As we move into autumn, moist air flows from the west create dewy mornings with wet leaf surfaces that are slow to dry.  Combined with…

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Deepdale keeps getting better and better

Deepdale keeps getting better and better

Trade News / 2nd October 2016

A range of ICL products have helped Preston North End’s pitch at Deepdale Stadium go from strength to strength according to Head Groundsman Peter Ashworth….

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Dennis S500 PLUS chosen by Trinity Hall for Quick Seed Germination

Dennis S500 PLUS chosen by Trinity Hall for Quick Seed Germination

Trade News / 2nd October 2016

Andrew Myson – head gardener and facilities manager at Trinity Hall in Cambridge, is the proud new owner of the Dennis S500 Plus dual -purpose…

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SISIS Osca is pitch perfect for the ‘Accies’

SISIS Osca is pitch perfect for the ‘Accies’

Trade News / 2nd October 2016

William Watson, head groundsman at Hamilton Academical FC, believes that his SISIS Osca has helped the synthetic pitch at the Superseal Stadium stand up to…

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ICL signals adaptability for Champions

ICL signals adaptability for Champions

Trade News / 2nd September 2016

John Ledwidge – Grounds Manager for reigning Premier League champions Leicester City, adheres to an ICL structured nutritional programme for both the stadium and the…

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SISIS Multitiner receives top marks at Stamford Endowed Schools

SISIS Multitiner receives top marks at Stamford Endowed Schools

Trade News / 2nd September 2016

Head of grounds, Bob Carder, has claimed that his SISIS Multitiner tractor-mounted drum-type aerator keeps the turf “nice, clear and breathable” on the playing fields…

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MM60 success at the Madejski Stadium

MM60 success at the Madejski Stadium

Trade News / 2nd August 2016

Adam Grantham grounds manager for Reading FC, believes that Limagrain’s MM60 grass seed has helped him achieve a pitch which can stand up to the…

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A decade of ICL products for Castle GC

A decade of ICL products for Castle GC

Trade News / 2nd August 2016

Paul Fitzgerald, Course Superintendent at Castle Golf Club – one of the finest 18 hole parkland golf courses in Dublin, has been using ICL products…

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Dennis G860 – Star of the Galaxy

Dennis G860 – Star of the Galaxy

Trade News / 13th February 2016

Shaun Ilten, Director of Turf & Grounds at the StubHub Center, has had the privilege of seeing some of Britain’s greatest stars grace the turf…

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