August FAQs 2021

I think most people have been covering holidays and simply trying to keep on top of mowing grass this month. The damp weather in the South and decent temperatures further north have meant the main challenges have been around keeping on top of grass growth whilst keeping out of the way of the huge amount…

Cranefly emergence – Is it starting yet?

Whilst undertaking my normal morning scroll through the Twitter turf world I saw a few people are seeing the beginning of the Cranefly hatch and the general feeling was that it was a little early. These aren’t the first sightings – My whatsapp and Inbox has seen a few hatching images over the last 2…

Acelepryn longevity study

The emergency authorisation for 2021 for the use of Acelepryn on Leather Jackets has been granted (link to some news on that here…….). The approval has been granted until the end of November this year, which is great news as the PestTracker data (find it here) is showing later hatch periods than we ever expected.…

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Optimum timing of Acelepryn

Last season we undertook a user trial at 9 golf courses around the UK and learned that by delaying the timing of Acelepryn we may me able to improve the results Getting the best out of this product relies on us understanding a few things. Where does the product sit in the soil profile? How…

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Aeration trial – get involved

I’m looking for some help now.   I need as many people as possible to commit to a trial looking at the implication of aeration on leatherjackets and the putting surface. Quick note: You can listen this to this article as a Podcast – just the play button below. It’s pretty simple and will involve…