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National Academies to drive LTA's 10-year vision for performance pathway
The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) has revealed plans to set up National Academies and Regional Player Development Centres (RPDCs) as part of its new 10-year vision for performance tennis in Britain
The IOG’s response to the recent USA law court ruling over the use of Glyphosate
The Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG) would like to remind all grounds personnel and contractors to ensure they carry out full risk assessments before carrying out any maintenance activity and to e
UK's first dedicated women's football stadium planned for Sheffield
Plans have been unveiled to build the UK’s first dedicated women’s football stadium at Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park.
Watering The Pitch Key to Thrilling Edgbaston Test, Reveals Groundsman
As the players from the Indian and English camp drew praise for an exciting first Test, the real heroes were the ground staff at Edgbaston, who, battling an ongoing heatwave, managed to prepare a w
Groundsmen look to heavens hoping nature saves them from the sewer
The intense heat has made pitch preparation problematic, and some drastic solutions were found in the summer of 1976.
6 reasons to make a nomination for the IOG Industry Awards
Most people want to win an award. Just the fact of being nominated by your boss, your peers or your team can bring a huge number of benefits to those involved. And in these challenging times, any l
New Innovation Hub concept at SALTEX 2018
New for 2018, SALTEX visitors can expect to see and experience the very latest groundscare ingenuity in a new area on the show floor which is purely dedicated to innovation and new concepts in grou
Water advice to tap into – during the drought!
All sports facilities and organisations have a role in conserving water, and grounds staff can help reduce the pressure on resources while also providing good playing surfaces by adapting pitch mai
IOG welcomes Lantra as End Point Assessment Organisation for new Apprenticeship...
Lantra has become the End Point Assessment Organisation (EPAO) for the new Level 2 Sports Turf Operative Apprenticeship Standard developed by the Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG) and a large emplo
Liverpool FC confirm Kirkby redevelopment to go ahead
Liverpool Football Club (LFC) has confirmed that the Club will proceed with the redevelopment of its KSS-designed Academy site in Kirkby.