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Extreme Disease pressure January 2016 -NSW

What a start to the year for NSW. After a a great greenkeepers Christmas January has turned to the extreme with high temps humidity and rainfall. I started to see a few sick turf surfaces around the place just due to sheer pressure. With these conditions you need to look at for the remainder of […]

Merry Christmas 2015

  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 break. […]


Its been a bit quiet on the blog front lately I apologise there has been quite a bit going on with us at Campbell’s. In between trials and traveling we have partnered up with Ventrac Sydney and Ventrac Australia putting on a morning we call “Turf Solutions With Eggs” . The aim of the days […]

GF Weekend 2015

I usually write this post saying disease pressure is going through the roof but looking at the forecast for east coast Australia we are going to be getting some really hot temps and this does not go well with long weekends.Don’t get me wrong disease pressure is increasing as turf will be more vulnerable to […]

Monstar Permit extended for 2016-2017

Just an updated that Monstar has received an extension as the old one was due to expire expired on the 30th September. Registration to the APVMA has been submitted for the control of fairy ring and rhizoctonia (brown patch) and we are waiting approval which should be early next year. In the meantime please download […]

CCC, K&B Seminar featuring Percy Wong & Gary Demspey August 2015

Last month I was honored to be part of a educational seminar put on by K&B Adams (our Victorian Distributor) and ourselves featuring Dr Percy Wong from the University of Sydney and Gary Dempsey Superintendent NSW Golf Club. Percy and Gary have been in the industry a very long time and their experience really showed […]


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: […]


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 The annual AGCSA turf conference will be held in the Hunter Valley this year (Crowne Plaza Resort). its […]