RESEARCH PROJECT Milestone Report 1

“Compare possible hours of use for different sports field construction types and maintenance inputs” Sports Turf Association Victoria Milestone Report 1 STA Sportsfield Construction and Hours of Use Project August 2017

Seminar Wrap Up

The Sports Turf Seminar held 19th July 2017 at AAMI Park delivered important messages and the day flowed smoothly thanks to Master of Ceremonies Darren James. With a mix of speakers covering the primary issues of optimization of ground use and versatility; the appearance of a special guest who made AFL history playing the most games; and some of the …

Research Project

RESEARCH PROJECT: COMPARE HOURS OF USE FOR DIFFERENT SPORTS FIELD CONSTRUCTION TYPES AND MAINTENANCE INPUTS Author: John Neylan, Turfgrass Consulting & Research In April 2017 a research project funded by the Sports Turf Association (Vic) was commenced by David Nickson (Grand Prix Turf) and myself to study the effects of hours of use on sports fields of different construction types …

Seminar Information 2017

Date: Wednesday 19th July 2017 Start Time: 8:00am Location: AAMI Park, Melbourne Click here for Registration Form  (Bookings close 14th July) Click here for parking map Click here for pedestrian access map Click here for Seminar Program

Sports Turf Seminar – 19th July 2017

SPORTS TURF SEMINAR STA (Vic) is excited to announce the forthcoming Sports Turf Seminar to be held at AAMI Park on Wednesday 19th July, 2017. We proudly partner with Jacobsen again this year as our major sponsor and look forward to hearing from Brent Harvey our guest speaker.  Brent is undoubtedly one of the AFL’s stars of the 21st Century. …

Memorandum of Understanding between Parks & Leisure Australia (VIC/TAS) and STA (VIC)

Building a strong sport and leisure sector  Recently an MOU was signed between the two parties.  The MOU is designed to strengthen the partnership and collaboration between PLA Vic./Tas and STA (Vic) in acknowledgement of:- The crossover in the memberships of each organisation The similar items of interest of the memberships of each organisation The opportunities to jointly support and …

Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

BSB42015 – Certificate IV in Leadership and Management (Turf stream)   Improve your team leadership, communication, planning and use of technology at work Develop your career in a practical, workshop based environment Workshop Assessments – less homework! Features keynote sessions from US PGA Tour (and Rio Olympic Course) Senior Agronomist Mark Johnson Early enrolments in Sydney, Melbourne & Brisbane get …

Bayer Safety and Education Forum

STA Victoria held a Safety & Education Forum at Holmesglen’s Glen Waverley campus this month with major sponsor Bayer Environmental Science. The premise of the day was to discuss with guests the importance of safety when using chemicals in the workplace, something greenkeepers, groundsmen and superintendents do nearly every day of their job. Bayer’s Territory Sales Manager for Turf, Craig …

Safety & Education Forum sponsored by Bayer Environmental Science

Wednesday 5th April 2017, 7.30am – 12.00 Midday Holmesglen, Auditorium Building 12.1.01, 595 Waverley Rd Glen Waverley Members Free, Non Members $25.00 per head (incl Buffet breakfast & morning tea) 7.30 Registration & Breakfast in “Zest”- Training Restaurant 8.00 Welcome Danny Edmunds 8.05 – 8.45 Bayer Environmental Science – Bayer Safety advancements to ensure production of safer chemicals Craig Burleigh …