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Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG) announces successful rebrand to Grounds Management Association

The Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG), the leading not-for-profit membership organisation, today announces its new name and brand, the Grounds Management Association.
3 April 2020

Latest news from award-winning loam and topsoil producer Boughton….

We are open as usual and here to help….
1 April 2020

Rigby Taylor's New Nutri-link Fertiliser Feeds Turf Surface Nutritional Demands

Rigby Taylor has announced the new Nutri-Link nutritional and bio-stimulant system for a wide range of turf surfaces, including sand-based constructions.
25 March 2020

Self Isolated Groundsman Chris Johnson

We’re all preoccupied with the coronavirus crisis, but I thought I’d write the story of my first couple of years as a retiree who has moved into cricket groundsmanship.
24 March 2020

An insight into Agrovista Amenity

"My hope for Agrovista Amenity is that the industry welcomes what it’s trying to be – a science-based company offering real solutions to customers and adding value wherever possible.”
16 March 2020

Time for change: the IOG set to rebrand

Following independent research entitled ‘Groundsmanship: Sports Vital Profession’ which highlighted the urgent need for change, the IOG today announces its intention to re-brand.
5 March 2020

Dealing with a Play Area After Flooding

Staying off the ground for as long as possible to let the ground dry sufficiently is the main advice that I can give.
5 March 2020

Basic Groundcare Guide to Thatch

Basic Groundcare Guide to Thatch
5 March 2020

What is the aim of rolling and what does it achieve, compared to not rolling?

When rolling a cricket pitch we are aiming to achieve a number of outcomes:
5 March 2020

Adam Cooper joins GaNTIP as flood recovery advice becomes a priority

The Institute of Groundsmanship-led Grounds and Natural Turf Improvement Programme (GaNTIP) has announced the appointment of Adam Cooper, a practising groundsman with more than 31 years’ experience, as regional pitch advisor (RPA) for the North West.
27 February 2020

Valdor Flex now available from Agrovista Amenity

Valdor Flex was introduced to the UK turf and amenity market last year and has been widely praised for providing excellent residual control for even the hardest to manage weeds.
20 February 2020

New Turf Rewards for 2020

ICL and Syngenta are pleased to announce some exciting updates to the Turf Rewards loyalty scheme for 2020.
7 February 2020

Dennis & SISIS Groundcare Seminar 2020

The Dennis and SISIS 2020 Groundcare Seminar will take place at Durham County Cricket Club’s Emirates Riverside on Tuesday 18th February
6 February 2020

Saltex Proves Good for Business with 96% of Exhibitors Acquiring Leads

Findings from the SALTEX 2019 post-show exhibitor survey have confirmed that the 2019 event was extremely valuable for a high percentage of groundscare exhibitors.
4 February 2020

Johnsons Sports Seed Celebrate 200 Years at BTME 2020

The Johnsons Sports Seed team were joined by members of the press and over 30 distributors and customers to toast their 200th anniversary at BTME 2020.
29 January 2020

ICL’s Quadruple FACTS and BASIS Success

ICL Turf & Landscape is celebrating the success of four members of staff after two became FACTS Qualified Advisers and two were awarded their Full BASIS Amenity Advisor Awards.
28 January 2020

Carrick Sports acquires Phil Day Sports Ltd

STRI Group’s construction division, Carrick Sports, has expanded its UK operation by acquiring leading sports turf contractor Phil Day Sports Ltd (PDS).
20 January 2020

Agrovista Amenity launches at BTME

Maxwell Amenity and Sherriff Amenity, the professional turf and landscape division of Agrovista, have joined forces to herald the start of an exciting new era.
20 January 2020

PCB 16th edition Podcast - Rohail Nazir captain of Pakistan U19 and coach Misbah-ul-Haq

Pakistan chief selector and head coach Misbah-ul-Haq talks about recent fitness tests, Rohail Nazir, the captain of Pakistan U19 side, looks ahead at the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup and ICC Pitch Consultant Andy Atkinson reflects on his visit to Pakistan and more
11 January 2020

Dennis and SISIS off to Sunshine State

Dennis and SISIS are heading to West Palm Beach, Florida on January 13-16, to exhibit at the Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) Conference & Exhibition.
2 January 2020