The Groundsman

May 2012

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Incorporating Sports Turf, Amenity & Leisure May 2012 £4.00 Feature It's not just cricket! (It's Olympic archery, too) York stays on the right track Feature Mick Hunt, Head Groundsman at Lord's Cricket Ground, explains how he will cope with Olympic archery in a busy summer schedule of events at the 'home of cricket' Pg 15-17 Feature Pitch perfect for summer rugby IOG training courses are playing a key role in the Rugby Football League's ambitious new programme of summer rugby Pg 32-33 A busman's holiday! Feature IOG Jersey Branch Secretary, Steve Landick, reflects on a 'flying visit' to the Singapore Cricket Club - as part of a recent holiday with his wife! Pg 41-43 It's no surprise that York Racecourse won the 2011 IOG Industry Award for Spectator Sports Ground of the Year, as we review just one of the major tasks undertaken there Feature Back to the future for Trilo owners The Groundsmantravelled to Holland, to the Trilo manufacturing plant, and discovered how modern thinking is set to build on success Pg 35 New game plan to attract Pg 18-21 community cash Feature The installation of a 3G pitch has transformed the opportunities for a higher education college to attract local community football Pg 36-37 AMENITY & LEIsURE SPORTS TURF Two new turf diseases Pg 23-25 A different play concept... Pg 26 Pesticides & Spraying Technical Update Pg 27-30 Also inside: IOG Awards Pg 4, Industry News Pg 5-13, Product Showcase Pg 38-40, Weather Pg 44 Published by The Institute of Groundsmanship

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