Many faces attending the STA Victoria seminar

More than 290 delegates attended the recent Sports Turf Association (Victoria) seminar held at AAMI Park. major sponsor was Jacobsen and the event included some 20 trade displays. ALASTAIR DOWIE captured some of the faces attending.
More than 290 delegates attended the recent Sports Turf Association (Victoria) seminar held at AAMI Park. major sponsor was Jacobsen and the event included some 20 trade displays. ALASTAIR DOWIE captured some of the faces attending.
Champion bloke. That’s the overwhelming consensus of anybody in racing who has had dealings with Lindsay Murphy, the Australian Turf Club’s long-serving general manager of racecourses. Murphy recently celebrated 40 years with the organisation having started out as a junior clerk at the Sydney Turf Club when he was just 21.
21 Jul 17 Champion bloke. That’s the overwhelming consensus of anybody in racing who has had dealings with Lindsay Murphy, the Australian Turf Club’s long-serving general manager of racecourses....
17 Jul 17 As 2017 National Farm Safety Week gets underway, Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister, Luke Hartsuyker, has encouraged farmers and rural workers to keep their safety, health...
Secret weapon: shipping in live turf to use indoors in the dead of winter has proven successful for University of Notre Dame's golf team. The innovatrion is thanks to coach Scott Gump and turf suplier
14 Jul 17 Secret weapon: shipping in live turf to use indoors in the dead of winter has proven successful for University of Notre Dame's golf team. The innovatrion is thanks to coach Scott Gump...
13 Jul 17 The herbicides we have available today may not be with us forever. We need to use all our herbicides wisely. An environmental disaster via poor application or total negligence could...
More than 200 delgates from member companies as well as industry partners of Lawn Solutions gathered in Adelaide last week for the LSA conference. These a few of the people who attended.
10 Jul 17 More than 200 delgates from member companies as well as industry partners of Lawn Solutions gathered in Adelaide last week for the LSA conference. These a few of the people who attended.
Around 200 members and partners of Lawn Solutions Australia gathered this week in Adelaide to gather information on the latest marketing, grass varieties, R&D and team building.
06 Jul 17 Around 200 members and partners of Lawn Solutions Australia gathered this week in Adelaide to gather information on the latest marketing, grass varieties, R&D and team building.
04 Jul 17 In response to the detection of red imported fire ants in Beerwah, Biosecurity Queensland is hosting a free information briefing for all interested industry and government. The session...
Men and machines: There were plenty of new products and services at this year's Australian Turfgrass Conference and Trade Exhibition in Queensland this week. Here are just a few of them.
29 Jun 17 Men and machines: There were plenty of new products and services at this year's Australian Turfgrass Conference and Trade Exhibition in Queensland this week. Here are just a few of them.
The 2017 Australian Turfgrass Conference in Queensland included a comprehensive display of equipment and services. These are a few of the poeple and equipment on display.
28 Jun 17 The 2017 Australian Turfgrass Conference in Queensland included a comprehensive display of equipment and services. These are a few of the poeple and equipment on display.
Employment opportunities in the turf industry and the relationship between apprentice, employer and training organisation were addressed during the Sportsfield session at the 2017 Australian Turfgrass Conference in Queensland this week.
28 Jun 17 Employment opportunities in the turf industry and the relationship between apprentice, employer and training organisation were addressed during the Sportsfield session at the 2017...
The Australian turf industry needs to better advocate the benefits or natural turf over synthetic materials -- but it also needs better data to support the arguments. That was the message at a penl session at the recent Turf Australia conference in the NSW Hunter Valley.
26 Jun 17 The Australian turf industry needs to better advocate the benefits or natural turf over synthetic materials -- but it also needs better data to support the arguments. That was the...
A natural green colour on your turf while saving time and money is the promise from the designer of Green-Blasta, Patrick Muscat. The specialised and patented machine is designed to apply colourant to any turf surface including turf farms, ovals, sports fields and golf courses.
23 Jun 17 A natural green colour on your turf while saving time and money is the promise from the designer of Green-Blasta, Patrick Muscat. The specialised and patented machine is designed to...
There were robots that sprayed and robots thaqt harvested as well as a range of other machines at the  Turf Australia Conference and field day recently.
22 Jun 17 There were robots that sprayed and robots thaqt harvested as well as a range of other machines at the Turf Australia Conference and field day recently.
The differences between natural turf and synthetics were thrashed out at the Turf Australia Conference and Field Day in the NSW Hunter Valley recently. Producers from around Australia and overseas attended the conference near Maitland.
22 Jun 17 The differences between natural turf and synthetics were thrashed out at the Turf Australia Conference and Field Day in the NSW Hunter Valley recently. Producers from around Australia...
This Friday July 14 is the last chance to register online for the 2017 STA (Vic) Sports Turf Seminar proudly sponsored by Jacobsen.
The event at AAMI Park on July 19 will be led by MC Darren James with keynote speakers covering a range of relevent topics.
14 Jun 17 This Friday July 14 is the last chance to register online for the 2017 STA (Vic) Sports Turf Seminar proudly sponsored by Jacobsen. The event at AAMI Park on July 19 will be led by MC...
Perth's Hartfield Golf Club members are happy with
13 Jun 17 Perth's Hartfield Golf Club members are happy with "drastic" course improvements since the club purchased a range of Jacobsen machinery.
Three new names with a combined 100 + years of experience and involvement in the turf industry were added to the Turf Australia Hall of Fame at the 2017 Turf Australia Conference and Field Day -- Lynn Davidson, Brent Redman and Peter McMaugh.
12 Jun 17 Three new names with a combined 100 + years of experience and involvement in the turf industry were added to the Turf Australia Hall of Fame at the 2017 Turf Australia Conference and...
25 May 17 What distinguishes Fairy Meadow Bowling and Recreation Club at Wollongong, NSW, from other bowling clubs with grassed greens? Fairy Meadow is the only bowling club in NSW, outside...
THE May/June issue of TurfCraft International is now on the streets and includes a wide range of topics and situations from Marrara Sports Complex in Darwin to Thaxted Park Golf Club in suburban Adelaide.
25 May 17 THE May/June issue of TurfCraft International is now on the streets and includes a wide range of topics and situations from Marrara Sports Complex in Darwin to Thaxted Park Golf Club in...
Imagine Centennial Park in Katoomba: Lovely, well-maintained parklands with walking tracks meandering among the trees and places for barbecues or picnics.
The brainchild of property developer Edward Fernon, Escarpment Estates will see 24 upmarket townhouses built, a new restaurant in the old clubhouse, gym and health centre underneath and the Mountains only golf driving range.
17 May 17 Imagine Centennial Park in Katoomba: Lovely, well-maintained parklands with walking tracks meandering among the trees and places for barbecues or picnics. The brainchild of property...
15 May 17 "The future is in your hands - precision turf farming" is the theme for the 2017 Turf Australia conference set for Kirkton, NSW, on June 5 to 7. The field day this year will be at AgTurf.
Check out this amazing record of the transformation of the Marty Busch Reserve at Sebastopol near Ballarat. The City of Ballarat funded the project and the work was carried out by Pitchcraft - Richard Winter and Mat Woolfe.
05 May 17 Check out this amazing record of the transformation of the Marty Busch Reserve at Sebastopol near Ballarat. The City of Ballarat funded the project and the work was carried out by...
03 May 17 STRI Group has strengthened its United Kingdom regional consultancy operation with the addition of two new turfgrass agronomists -- Michael Boyes and Gary Walter.
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