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SCOTTISH TURFGRASS DEMO DAY GOES DOWN A STORM

More than 100 greenkeepers, groundsmen and grounds maintenance contractors from across Scotland attended an amenity demonstration day at Falkirk Tryst Golf Club on 11th March, with those who braved the day’s stormy weather able to see some of the latest golf and sports pitch specific machinery and turf renovation equipment in action. Featuring a range […]

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NEW THREE-WAY BLEND FOR ULTRA-FINE GOLF GREENS

Germinal has introduced a new seed mixture to its Grade ‘A’ portfolio of golf-specific grass blends: containing two top-performing perennial ryegrasses and a high-ranking creeping bentgrass, A8 Ultrafine Ryegreens is the perfect ‘rescue’ mixture for the eradication of early season scarring. A8 Ultrafine Ryegreens contains a blend of three of the very best cultivars: 45% […]

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CABRIO ULTRA FINE RYEGRASS: STILL FINE UNDER PRESSURE

For greenkeepers and groundsmen looking for a top-performing perennial ryegrass with the very best fineness of leaf, there is still only one choice. That is according to Richard Brown of Germinal GB who explains that, for the fourth year running, Cabrio has been announced as the number one variety on the BSPB’s Table L1 for […]

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Cabrio’s exceptional fineness of leaf has placed it at the top of Table L1 for the third year running

NEW BROWNTOP BENTGRASS ENHANCES SPECIALIST GOLF GREEN MIXTURES

Germinal has updated two of its greens-specific bentgrass blends by adding newly listed browntop cultivar, Musket, to its Aber®Majesty and ForeFront Greens seed mixtures. Musket is one of three new browntop bentgrass cultivars to join the BSPB’s Table G1 (greens, close mown 4-7mm trials) in 2020. It is also the latest addition to Germinal’s extensive […]

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BASF CHOOSE BTME TO LAUNCH NEW PLANT GROWTH REGULATOR

BASF will launch Attraxor®, a new plant growth regulator (PGR) at BTME in Harrogate on January 21st, 2020. The product is new to the UK market and features the powerful active Prohexadione calcium. Attraxor reduces the longitudinal shoot growth of grass which lessens the frequency of mowing and the volume of clippings created. Dr Manuel […]

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NEW BROWNTOP BENTGRASS, MUSKET, RIFLES INTO GERMINAL’S GOLF GREEN MIXTURES

Germinal has announced that it has gained exclusive UK, Ireland and European distribution rights for new browntop bentgrass cultivar, Musket, and that the new variety will be included in the company’s range of greens-specific seed mixtures in 2020. Musket, which was bred using germplasm that combines early spring green-up traits with improved summer performance, will […]

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SHROPSHIRE TEAM SCALE LOCAL PEAKS FOR LINGEN DAVIS CANCER SUPPORT

The team from a Shropshire marketing business are scaling three iconic Shropshire peaks to raise money for charity. Agribusiness Communications (ABC) is raising money for local charity Lingen Davis Cancer Support. The team of nine will climb three of the highest peaks in Shropshire in just one day. Matt Mellor, founder and managing director of […]

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Top-rated perennial ryegrass joins the A20 squad

Germinal has updated its leading sports pitch seeding and renovation mixture, A20 Premier Ryesport, with the introduction of the UK’s top-rated perennial ryegrass cultivar, Europitch. Europitch (at 20% inclusion) joins the A20 team alongside Eurocordus (20%), Eurosport (20%) and Carnac (40%), giving users of the revised seed mixture access to three of the BSPB’s top […]

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Slow release organic fertiliser improves soil and sward health

Germinal has added a 100% organic slow release fertiliser, which promotes soil health and enables grass swards to withstand disease pressure, to its expanding range of specialist amenity grass care products. G7 Bio Builder is a granulated 5-3-8 NPK fertiliser which also contains 8% CaO and 0.5% Mg.*  It can be used at any time […]

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