The Spider remote-controlled slope mower has taken another step forward with the ILD02, offering four-foot cutting widths and ability to climb slopes up to 55 degrees. Among the product’s highlights is its patented drive system – the Dancing Step – that utilizes a patented chassis design and enables omni-directional mowing without complicated manoeuvering. Four-wheel drive and four-wheel steering allows the mower to move and mow forward, sideways and backwards with unlimited continuous turning of all wheels through 360 degrees.
Billy Goat’s Force II wheeled blowers are now offered with optional 10-gross horsepower Vanguard power. Ideal for medium size maintenance contractors and large property owners, the F1002V Force blower combines innovative fan technology and operator ergonomics and leading class engine technology for superior blowing power and reliability.
The tools superintendents use to maintain their golf courses continue to evolve with each passing year, and much of what is available today can help save significant amounts of time, labour, inputs, resources and money. One such technological wonder that has recently left its mark on the industry is the drone, which has several useful applications on a golf course.
In these days of dwindling budgets, when labour tends to be the first casualty, golf course superintendents are increasingly challenged to produce consistent playing conditions with less.
The Irrigation Association’s version of ABC’s popular reality TV show “Shark Tank,” Pitcher’s Mound, debuted at the recent 2016 Irrigation Show and Education Conference. Pitcher’s Mound was designed as an avenue to help inventors, entrepreneurs and business people in the irrigation arena bring new products to market.
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Alberta Sports Field Day
August 23, 2018