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TGA & other turf industry events

TGA Autumn Members Meeting


The Turfgrass Growers Association are holding their Autumn members meeting on Thursday 15th November 2018 at Greetham Valley, Wood Lane, Greetham, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 7SN. There will also be a members meal the evening before at Greetham Valley, accommodation is also availble at this venue. This meeting is for TGA members only, however if you would be interested in attending and possibly looking at joining the TGA please get in touch with Brooke or Coral at the TGA office on 01507 607722.

The programme of the day is as follows:


9.00: Registration and Refreshments


9.30: Introduction and welcome from the Chairman - Willie Baird, TGA Chairman


9.40: Precision Farming (SodSAT, Green-GO and TurfUP) - Filippo Lulli, Turf Europe


10.10: Irrigation- technologies from the US - Chris Puttrick, Iteris


10.40: Refreshment Break


11.15: The importance of standards in your business - Leanne Bonner-Cooke, Evolve Consultants


11.45: Flotation Tyres - Jonathan Crompton, Nordic tyres


12.15: Lunch


13.00: Members Forum


13.30: Golf course walk & introduction to Greetham Valley - Adi Porter, Greetham Valley

Greetham Valleys Course Manager Adi porter takes us on a short-guided tour of the course and maintenance facilities and explains a few initiatives that led to the course winning the coveted "STRI Environmental Golf Course of the Year" in 2017.