Video shines light on Sports Turf Management

The Australian Sports Turf Managers Association (ASTMA) has been working with both Federal and State and Territory Governments at length over the past few months, highlighting the critical work that sports turf managers undertake and the value they contribute, as well as communicating our concerns relating to the skills shortage current and forecasted across our industry. In parallel with this …

Waldo Miticide (Re-Entry Period change)

Turf Culture is leading the charge to help turf managers manage their turf. In November 2019 Turf Culture were granted changes by the APVMA to the Waldo Miticide Re-Entry Period. These were significant changes that will allow turf managers to manage their turf without the previous restrictions regarding ‘irrigation, mowing, hand weeding or transplanting of turf’. Whilst Waldo Miticide now …

Allett Sports and Pro Range, Now in Australia!

Introducing the Allett Sports and Pro Range, supplied and distributed by ADE Turf Equipment, who are based in Chelsea Heights, Victoria. For a high-quality professional cylinder mower, you cannot beat Allett’s Professional Mower Range. They manufacture the best quality professional cylinder mower for the sports professional and a variety of sports grounds. Plus, they currently supply some of the most …

Women in the Turf Industry – Eden Zanker

We sat down with Sports Turf apprentice and 1st pick for Melbourne in the AFLW draft in 2017, Eden Zanker, to hear her perspective on the industry. • What lured you to study in the Turf Industry? I have a farming background and a lot of the concepts of fertilizers (and their ratios), sprays, management of irrigation etc. So, a …

STA (Vic) Events for 2020

Due to advice regarding COVID-19 the Regional Seminar to be held on the 21st April, 2020 at Mars Stadium, Creswick Road, Ballarat has been postponed.  We hope to bring you the program we have been working on for some time later in the year. This program is themed around education, research information, and bringing sports to regional areas. Thank you …

STA Australia Autumn Newsletter

STA Australia’s Newsletter – Autumn 2020, packed full of interesting information – have a read:- Turf Reflections Autumn 2020 Vers5  

STA (Vic) Transition Trial

STA (Vic) will support the ANTEP 5 trial undertaken by the Australian Seed Federation (ASF) and also run a herbicide trial alongside the ANTEP 5 to trial and compare the various chemical options available to assist in transitioning out rye grass from a couch base. Therefore, we are reaching out to members for any suggestions of chemicals or especially mixes …

Statewide Turf Services, Victoria require an operator to service the turf industry

State Wide Turf Services Victoria are currently looking for a quality operator to work in our business servicing the turf industry. We currently do works for the following industries:- Local Government Sports Fields Major Racecourses Golf Courses Private Schools And any other turf related works. We are a growing business that is expanding with growth in the Melbourne region with …