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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 […]

2012 Full Steam ahead at Campbell’s

Continuing on from my last post, 2012 will be full steam ahead at Colin Campbell (Chemicals) Pty Ltd with 2 new products coming online.   The first was released late last year Monstar (for type 1,2 and 3 fairy ring control- permit and rhizoctonia*). This was posted before Christmas.   The other will be DewCure […]

Monstar is here Nov 2011

Hi everyone here is the press release for Monstar. I will update this post from time to time. Colin Campbell (Chemicals) has just launched Monstar Fungicide for fairy ring. Nadeem Zreikat Marketing Development manager says “Monstar brings a brand new active ingredient and resistance grouping to the industry. Monstar contains 464g/L Flutolanil and is a […]

Disease Alert for Long Weekend Sydney and Surrounds- Sept 2011

I seem to be writing this alert every Labor Day holiday (NSW) which conincides with the (Warriors V Manly) Grand Final this Sunday (who are you going for? I’m with the Warriors because I would like to see them win it for the first time). Also doggies are good for the lower grades.   For […]

Sping is here – 2011

Well we had a bit of a false start to spring the other week with a couple of warm days in Sydney. We always get a couple of warm weeks in September and this week and next looks like the start with temps rising up to the high 20’s and even up to 30C over […]