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Filmstar- make your miticides fertilsiers and other chemicals work better

In Australia we all know how powerful the sun can be and we take appropriate measures to protect ourselves but what about the products we are putting out? There are quite a few chemicals, fertilsiers that breakdown quickly in UV light. To give an example bifenthrin (Our product is Biff) is known to break very […]

Summer is upon us – November 2014

Well as alot of you do as I do we constantly look at the weather to see what possible turf growing conditions we are facing. At the moment we are looking for some rain (well majority of us are but  the golf tournaments are starting and the less variables the better). I did a post […]

Finally some Rain for Sydney- October 2014

Regular readers our turf blog will know that I put out a post every year around this time for a disease alert for brown patch dollar spot and pythium. This year is a little late as it has been very dry and pressure has been low. However this is all about the change as I […]

Kaminski and McElroy Seminars 2014

Colin Campbell (Chemicals) Pty Ltd hosted 2 turf seminars 12th and 14th August 2014 in Sydney and Cairns featuring Dr John Kaminski from Penn State University and Dr Scott McElroy from Auburn University Alabama in the USA. Both speakers were very well received and delegates went back to their facility with ample information to better […]

AGCSA conference & Late winter update 2014

Sorry I’ve been quiet on the blogging front its been a hectic couple of months planning for the coming season. Even though this is the quiet time in turf here at Campbell’s we keep going with plans for the coming season. We have trials to plan and determine how and where we can help turf […]


In my last post pre AGCSA conference I will be previewing what we will be having at our stand. We will be located at stand number 2 this year which is a left turn as you walk in.- see map below. We will be showcasing a number of products in our range but most important […]

AGCSA 2014 Conference PART 2

As promised here is part 2 of my post on the AGCSA conference. There will be a final part coming soon with what you can see at our stand at this year’s show. Getting the most out of the trade show: The AGCSA conference week is a great experience for anyone in the turf industry. […]


The Australian Golf Course Superintendents (AGCSA) has released the official conference app for this year’s show. A huge improvement on last year in every aspect. The app has plenty of features to make you want and need to use it before during and after the conference. Conference apps have been gaining popularity in the last […]

Breakfast on the Green- April 2014

Earlier this month we were involved in a series call Breakfast on The Green presented by myself Nadeem Zreikat of Colin Campbell (Chemicals) Pty Ltd and Chris Stig and John Purtell of Proturf Machinery. We had 2 excellent venues Cromer Golf Club and Bonnie Doon Golf Club. Turf managers were treated to a cooked breakfast […]

Welcome to our updated blog & website- April 2014

This is the new site for our turf blog. We have moved the blog to allow us to bring you better information through print, video and graphics. We have also updated our website which is alot more user friendly and will be updated with product specific pages. Just a note with the moving of the […]