Education

The Education page is to assist Turf Managers with their continuing education. Articles are from a variety of sources including: presentations at our seminars, articles from STA Magazines and other industry magazines and research projects etc.  If you require any further information please contact the Sports Turf Association or the author of the presentation.

Warm season grass evaluations for turf in cold climates Research.

By Dr Peter Martin, University of Sydney, Amenity Horticulture Research Unit
Project Number: TU08007

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Recycling Old Chemical Containers and Removing Waste Chemicals

By Vernon Keighley, Agsafe
(Report from STA NSW Chemical Usage workshop 19 March 2013)

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EPA presentation - What they are looking for when they come into your workplace

By David Thompson and Martin Bowles, EPA NSW
(Presentation from STA NSW Chemical Usage workshop 19 March 2013)

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Australia and the Global Harmonisation of Chemicals Legislation

By Frank Dempsey, STA NSW
(Report from STA NSW Chemical Usage workshop 19 March 2013)

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Best Practice in Chemical Use

by Dave Wells, Syngenta Crop Protection
(Report from STA NSW Chemical Usage workshop 19 March 2013)

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Research: Traffic Tolerance of Warm-Season Turgrasses under Community Sportsfield Conditions
HAL project TU08018
Final report, by Matt Roche
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TAFE Students NRL Grandfinal Experience

Four lucky students from Kurri Kurri TAFE were invited to work at ANZ Stadium during the week of the NRL Grandfinal.

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Article from On Common Ground -Edition 35- December 2011



Ryobi Cup comes to Far North Queensland

Delegates form New South Wales travelled to Mackay in October to assist with the preparation of the Queensland v Tasmania one day fixture held at the leading cricket venue Harrup Park Country Club, Mackay.

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Article from On Common Ground -Edition 35- December 2011




RAS Appoints Turf Curator for new Sydney Showground Stadium

The RAS recently announced the appointment of Terry O'Keefe to the new role of Head Turf Curator at the Showground Stadium.

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Article from On Common Ground -Edition 35- December 2011


Common Diseases of Summer

Attached document show images and information on common turf diseases during Summer.

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Article from On Common Ground -Edition 35- December 2011