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AGCSA TURF CONFERENCE 2015

Well after some mixed reports about the conference I can proudly say what a great week. The AGCSA did a great job not just running the conference but also encouraging many turf managers to come along. This is the first time the conference has been in NSW for over 10 years and a welcome return […]

AGCSA Conference 2015 – Live Blog

As an added bonus this year I will be running a live blog with help from my mates Turf Republic In this live blog you will see updates form the week with information and pictures from the conference dinner tradeshow setup tradeshow general various social activities from the week The Live blog Link is:  http://www.turfrepublic.com/live-blog-31st-annual-australian-turfgrass-conference/ […]

AGCSA CONFERENCE 2015

Its just under 1 week to the AGCSA conference in the Hunter. In this post I am previewing what you will see from us at the show. I will be doing a live blog as well- details to come Firstly you will see that we have a new label design for all our products which […]

AGCSA conference 2015- Hunter Valley Preview

The trade show seminar season has kicked off with the cooler weather. For those in NSW STA NSW is holding a seminar at WIN stadium in Wollongong next Tuesday (places still available) see here for details http://www.sportsturf.asn.au/events The annual AGCSA turf conference will be held in the Hunter Valley this year (Crowne Plaza Resort). its […]

US Turf Conference – San Antonio 2015

I am now back from a week at the US turf conference. This years theme for the week was “Where big things happen”. Big things did happen in terms of the weather. IT WAS FREEZING and many did not make their flight outs at the end of the week due to Dallas airport being shut […]

US Turf Conference 2015 Live Blog

Its been a quiet January on the blog post. I apologise for that but things have been very hectic as you know in the turf industry. I hope the summer isn’t going to bad for you and things will start to quiet down a bit. There has been alot of disease in NSW and QLD […]

Merry Christmas 2014

  Just a quick post to wish everyone all our readers a Merry Christmas and a Happy and Safe New Year from everyone here from Colin Campbell Chemicals. I hope you have enjoyed reading this blog as much as I have enjoyed writing it and that your year was that little easier. I have got […]

Disease Alert Pythium spp update Sydney Dec 2014

As continued from my last post we are experiencing very high pythium levels with all those storms around. It seems if you didn’t get the first 3 the next 3 hit your area. We tend to see Pythium blight and Pythium root rot. Both are very destructive and come in quickly like all Pythium diseases. […]

High to Extreme Disease Alert Sydney – December 2014

Wow after the driest spring on record and a very dry and hot November December has had a u-turn. high temps high rainfall. This is what I saw yesterday on the radar and on the road. Yes it did get worse after I got home (pic taken by passenger). The red on the radar meant […]

Pig Dog Pigment Cleaner 2014

Do you have a spray unit that looks like this after using pigments or products formulated with a dye or pigment? At Colin Campbell (Chemicals) Pty Ltd we have developed a cleaner for this very issue call Pig Dog The photo above shows that the left side of the spray bar was treated with Pig […]