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Jul 8, 2021

A fixture of the turf management sector calendar, and after a year's hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, GMA Saltex show is back.

Saltex operations manager Derek "Mr Saltex" Walder and Grounds Management Association CEO Geoff Webb join Horticulture Week technical editor Sally Drury to discuss Saltex's long and eventful past, present and future.

They discuss the challenges of health and safety at the show, including how it will create a safe environment during the still unpredictable Covid pandemic.

Derek, Geoff and Sally share stories and anecdotes from shows past and discuss key improvements in technology the exhibition showcases.

Finally Sally asks how the GMA is addressing the urgent need to attract younger people to the industry and what is there for them at the show.