Kersten UK News

Tractor Rear Mounted Sweeper for 60-150hp - Cover Image
Sweeping, moss and weed control
Tractor Rear Mounted Sweeper for 60-150hp

Robust compact and heavy duty sweepers for large tractors

Hycut!  Hybrid Mower Principles - Cover Image
Features and Benefits
Hycut! Hybrid Mower Principles

So how is the Kersten Hycut hybrid mower a true Hybrid. Batteries Included......

Are you ready for the Leisure Water Charter? - Cover Image
Sweeping, moss and weed control
Are you ready for the Leisure Water Charter?

Do you use mains drinking water (potable) supplies for leisure or other activities? You should be aware of this......

Maintaining synthetic sports surfaces with Kersten sweepers - Cover Image
Maintaining Artificial Surfaces
Maintaining synthetic sports surfaces with Kersten sweepers

How can a Kersten machine help to maintain artificial surfaces?

Lambeth Council Introduce Community Weeding Scheme - Cover Image
Sweeping and Integrated Weed Control
Lambeth Council Introduce Community Weeding Scheme

Lambeth Council are phasing out glyphosate treatment for routine weeding of all Lambeth’s streets from October 2021.

How to remove moss from a tennis court - Cover Image
Sweeping and Integrated Weed Control
How to remove moss from a tennis court

Tennis courts can become very slippery after long periods of neglect. You can quickly revive a surface with a Kersten sweeper

New Hausa brush assembly for Kersten Weedbrushes - Cover Image
Product Updates
New Hausa brush assembly for Kersten Weedbrushes

New Hausa Brush Assembly for Kersten Weedbrush machines.

Case Study - Front sweeper for John Deere 1026 - Hydraulic drive from tractor - Cover Image
Tractor Attachments
Case Study - Front sweeper for John Deere 1026 - Hydraulic drive from tractor

One solution for mounting a sweeper to your JD 1026......

Tarmac surfaces damaged by weed brushing? - Cover Image
Sweeping, moss and weed control
Tarmac surfaces damaged by weed brushing?

Can tarmac surfaces damaged by weed brushing? Lets look at causes, effects and cures.

Integrated weed management can reduce need for herbicides
Sweeping, moss and weed control
Integrated weed management can reduce need for herbicides

The use of herbicides on crops causes environmental concerns. A new French study assesses the performance of cropping systems to manage weed

Moss and weed removal - Easy maintenance from Kersten
Sweeping, moss and weed control
Moss and weed removal - Easy maintenance from Kersten

How can a Kersten machine help to remove moss and weeds from hard surfaces?

SUSTAINABLE WEED MANAGEMENT ON CONCRETE BLOCK PAVEMENT
Sweeping, moss and weed control
SUSTAINABLE WEED MANAGEMENT ON CONCRETE BLOCK PAVEMENT

An interesting study from Netherlands dating back a few years but has some relevant content for current weed control issues in the United Ki

"The Thanet Report"
Sweeping, moss and weed control
"The Thanet Report"

Best Practice Guidance Notes for Integrated and Non-chemical Amenity Hard Surface Weed Control

Cleaning block paving
Sweeping, moss and weed control
Cleaning block paving

The planned maintenance of Block Paving will dictate the ongoing drainage performance, the grip the surface provides, the cleanliness of the

How to kill a weed? - Cover Image
Sweeping, moss and weed control
How to kill a weed?

To really understand how weed control can be used most effective,,,

Cleaning of slipways and harbour infrastructure - Cover Image
Sweeping, moss and weed control
Cleaning of slipways and harbour infrastructure

The use of chemicals to clean algae and other deposits off slipways and marine structures can cause pollution.

Clear snow from a road, path or cycleway
Winter Maintenance Equipment
Clear snow from a road, path or cycleway

You can clear snow and ice from pavements yourself. It’s unlikely that you’ll be sued

Practical measures to manage herbicide resistance risk in amenity areas: - Cover Image
Sweeping, moss and weed control
Practical measures to manage herbicide resistance risk in amenity areas:

I came across this document recently and thought it added quite well to the information we provide in our Blog.

Silver Bullets, Glyphosate and other Herbicides - Cover Image
Sweeping, moss and weed control
Silver Bullets, Glyphosate and other Herbicides

Pesticides are the silver bullet for controlling weeds in hard surfaces.Chemical herbicides are

SWEEPING hard surfaces as an effective weed control solution. - Cover Image
Sweeping, moss and weed control
SWEEPING hard surfaces as an effective weed control solution.

Sweeping a surface can be used as part of an effective preventative weed control strategy by interfering with the growth cycle of plants in