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ecoFog Fogging Technology for pome fruit launched in Austrlalia

The viable alternative to drenching apples and pears. The advent of controlled atmosphere storage has extended the apple and pear marketing season to a 12-month affair. This, of course, requires good control of superficial scald and fungous disease. These operations have historically been applied by plunge dips or drenchers, with the problems of additional forklift […]

80 Years & Growing

This year we at Colin Campbell (Chemicals) [CCC] are celebrating its 80th anniversary.  Still a wholly-owned and run Australian company, CCC is a leading supplier of innovative, reliable, high-quality and ‘niche’ crop protection products for the pre and post-harvest agricultural sector. It specialises in horticulture and recreational turf. CCC was founded in 1940, in the […]

PoaCure Is Here with Full Registration

Wintergrass is one of the most difficult weeds to control due to its adaptable nature in Australia. It has been an issue in turf management for as long as anyone can remember and has been documented over 100 years ago the USGA. PoaCure is a revolutionary herbicide to control wintergrass (Poa) in recreational turf. PoaCure […]

Dollar Spot, Poa & Happy Easter

Well what do these 2 issues have in common? Not a huge amount when it comes to this article however from an agronomic point of view poa will get dollar spot disease so be on the look out.I have been seeing alot of dollar spot in NSW lately and have been hearing about some in […]

Golf Industry Show (GIS) 2020 Orlando

The 2020 Golf Industry Show (GIS) was held in Orlando Florida this year at the Orange County Convention Centre (2nd biggest convention centre in the US behind Chicago). Official stats from the GCSAA on GIS and education conference: 6,200 seminar seats filled. 12,000 people attended the week The trade show covered 4.1 hectares with 500 […]

Fairy Ring in turf and lawns

Fairy Ring is a difficult disease to control for a number of reasons. Firstly it may or may not appear very year. It may or may not appear in the same place every year so planing for it is hard. As well it can appear anytime but we do know certain conditions will be more […]

AGCSA Turf Conference 2019 Preview

This has come around quicker than usual. After the prolonged summer everyone has experienced winter come around quickly. I hope everyone got to have a break or at least planning to. This year the AGCSA Conference heads back to Brisbane which is a nice change as we haven’t been there in quite a few years. […]

US Turf Conference review 2019- San Diego

It’s been a couple of months since I got back and a very busy time as many of you know with this tough summer. I apologise for the late posting on this. I was able to attend the Golf Industry Show GIS in San Diego this year again. A great trip as usual with education […]

Merry Christmas 2018

    I would like to thank every reader of this blog and all of our clients who have supported us throughout the year. We wish you and your families a safe and Merry Christmas and have a safe New Year. We hope you all have a greenkeepers Christmas and have get to have a […]

It’s raining somewhere October 2018

I seem to write this post on a yearly basis which is a good thing. This year grand finals have come and gone and it was dry. However today in Sydney we are wet and expecting around 50mm. I know some have had some decent rain but this rain seems to be reaching central west […]