Pitch Preparation Day

held at MELBOURNE GRAMMAR SCHOOL FLACK PARK TODD ROAD, PORT MELBOURNE 11th September 2018 7.00am – 3.00pm    Australia has been a major nation in global cricket for over a century.  Much of this success is due to the quality of the grounds prepared and used by the ‘grass roots’ levels of the sport.  Today we have even higher standards …

Advanced Seed Information Session – latest seed trends and turf seed varieties

Advanced Seed invite you to attend an informative morning to share views and discuss the latest seed trends and turf seed varieties. Guest Speaker is Dr. Leah Brilman Seed Research Director from Seed Research of Oregon. Tuesday 28th August, 2018 at the Essendon Football Club, Hi Marque Room, Windy Hill RSVP only via Advanced Seed – Tim Stephens Email: tim@adseed.com.au …

Notice of AGM sent to Members 26th June 2018

NOTICE OF STA (VIC) INC ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING & CALL FOR EXECUTIVE & GENERAL COMMITTEE NOMINATIONS Wednesday 25th July, 2018, 8.00am-8.15am, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Olympic Room,  Level 2, This year’s Annual General Meeting will be held at the MCG commencing at 8.00am sharp prior to the Sports Turf Seminar. The Sports Turf Seminar will follow at 8.15 am and we …

STA (Vic) Research Project: Compare hours of use for different sports field construction types and maintenance inputs. Part 1: Soil Parameters

This article is the first of a two part series on the study being undertaken and presents the soils data collected over the first 12 months. Part 2 will look at the data collected on surface quality parameters including turf composition, wear, traction and turf health. Turfgrass Article June 2018 Authors: John Neylan and David Nickson Project is funded by …

Research Project Milestone Report 3

“Compare possible hours of use for different sports field construction types and maintenance inputs” Sports Turf Association Victoria Milestone Report 3 STA (Vic) Sportsfield Construction and Hours of Use Project Milestone Report 3 March 2018

Sports Turf Curator Role with Serco

See full advertisement for Sports Turf Curator Serco is seeking an experienced and energetic Sports Turf Curator to undertake the day-to-day maintenance of all sports turf grass and golf facilities in Royal Park and surrounding areas to the highest standard. The link to apply is: https://career2.successfactors.eu/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=46961&company=SercoGroup&username=    

SPORTS TURF ASSOCIATION (VIC) STUDENT SPONSORSHIP

PRESS RELEASE, JANUARY 2018 SPORTS TURF ASSOCIATION (VIC) STUDENT SPONSORSHIP Diploma of Sports Turf Management – Horticulture The Sports Turf Association (Vic) Inc. is again happy to announce it has agreed to offer and partially fund a student sponsorship. This sponsorship is designed to encourage students to move from Certificate III in Sports Turf Management – Apprenticeship into Diploma studies. …

Annual General Meeting & Committee Elections

The AGM was held 24th August, 2017 at the Rosstown Hotel, Carnegie. The meeting agreed unanimously to adopt the updated set of Rules of Association for the Sports Turf Association (Victoria) Inc. which were distributed to members via email. The updated Rules of association are available to all members Election of the Executive Committee and General Committee followed: Re-elected to …