Monthly Archives: June 2016

UK & Ireland Grassroots Pitch Renovation Tour Draws To A Successful Close

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The UK & Ireland Grassroots Pitch Renovation tour came to a close in Dublin at the end of May, as 875 groundsmen, club and council officials attended 13 events in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. The tour, which was supported by sponsors Pitchcare, New Holland, Limagrain, ICL, SISIS, Dennis and ALS

Imants RotoKnife Wins Fight On Chafer Grubs

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The Imants RotoKnife from Campey Turf Care Systems is proving an effective weapon in the fight against Chafer Grubs. 2014 proved an excellent year for the Chafer grub and consequently a particularly bad year for the turf professional responsible for managing the grass. Peter Wisbey is an independent greenkeeping Consultant with over 48 years of

Sandbach Rugby Club have self-sustainability plan for Imants ShockWave

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As well as using the Imants ShockWave – provided by Campey Turf Care Systems – on their own site, Sandbach Rugby Club plan to hire the machine out with an operator to generate extra-income, allowing the machine to pay for itself. This approach is being adopted by an increasing number of grassroots clubs who have

Imants ShockWave Plays Its Part For Award Winning Groundsman at Cheshire County Sports Club

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Campey Turf Care Systems has supplied an Imants Shockwave to Freddie Brickland, head groundsman at Cheshire County Sports Club, who was recently named as The FA Groundsman of the Year for 2016. The accolade is even more impressive when taking into consideration the fact that the site of six football pitches, one rugby pitch, two

Campey Provide Speed and Precision at Stone Dominoes FC with Vredo Compact Seeder

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Quick and precise seeding is essential at Stone Dominoes Football Club with the vast Staffordshire site in constant use, and Campey Turf Care Systems has provided a Vredo DZ 214 Compact Seeder to help them meet their aims. 34 teams have played on the ten pitch site this season meaning in excess of 1000 matches,

STRI Reports, ‘Imants SandCat Promotes Healthy Growth’

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Surface drainage is essential for promoting strong, healthy growth in turf. The STRI are currently trialling and collating scientific evidence on using the Imants SandCat. This approach is looking at how to improve both the soil structure and drainage of a golf green using an aerator while simultaneously applying sand into slits. The Imants SandCat

Campey Demo Tour & Turf Science Live in Ireland Generates Huge Interest

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In the summer of 2015 we held a demonstration tour in Ireland specifically for the golf course maintenance professionals. Product Specialist Brian O’Shaughnessy took the opportunity to highlight the latest products and techniques to some of Ireland’s finest greenkeepers and course managers. This culminated in the Turf Science Live event sponsored by Everris (part of

Asia Welcomes New Ideas

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Asia is a growing market for sports turf maintenance and interest in our products has increased tremendously over the last few years. Export Sales Manager David Harrison has travelled across Asia holding demonstrations, setting up dealerships and exploring many opportunities in the countries which make up this vast continent. We first made a huge impression

University of Tennessee Field Day Gives A Diamond Education

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On September 10 2015 Campey Imants along with our USA distributor, Aqua Aid were Diamond Sponsors for University of Tennessee Field Day held in the grounds of the prestigious Institute of Agriculture. The University of Tennessee along with its talented pool of professors is known for its cutting edge research into turf management for golf

Raycam Soil Screen Brings Environmental Benefits to Royal St. Geogre’s

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The Raycam Soil Screener has brought multiple benefits to Paul Arson, course manager at Royal St. George’s Golf Club in Kent. Paul decided to buy the machine in order to utilise a sand dune located on the course with a view to screening it for stocking the bunkers and other areas of the course which