Joe Bolton Toro graduate of the year 2017 USA Trip

STA (Vic) is very proud to bring you a report from Joe Bolton the winner of the Toro Graduate of the Year 2017.  Joe is a fantastic ambassador for the industry and we are pleased to have played a small part in introducing him to the wider industry. We hope you enjoy Joe’s excellent report on his USA adventure and …

Certificate IV in Leadership and Management specific to the turf industry as provided by epar

epar (RTO41407) is delivering a Certificate IV in Leadership and Management (BSB42015) specific to the turf industry in a series of workshops to be held over winter in Melbourne. With case studies and role plays targeted at the issues facing senior turf staff, the qualification is nationally accredited and has been designed in line with feedback provided by hundreds of Australian turf professionals. The …

Safety in the Workplace Seminar – Wrap-up

The half day event was a successful event enjoyed by a captive audience. STA (Vic) would like to thank Dawn Mowers for sponsoring the event – www.dawnmowers.com.au Thank you also to the speakers for attending on the day-

Basic Guide to Turf Cricket Pitch Preparation

This book was written By John Shannon (Turf Management teacher NMIT and former Premier cricket player) and is a good basic guide to turf pitch preparation. In 1986, John Shannon was employed by the City of Camberwell (now Boroondara) and prepared pitches at local and sub district level. He also worked on pitches in England, and on golf courses in …