Damien Miller Named Turf Graduate of the Year for the ACT Region
22 Mar 2012 - Education - Editor
All those hours of keeping the Young Bowling Club’s greens looking their best has paid off for apprentice greenkeeper Damien Miller when he was named Turf Graduate of the Year for the ACT region on Monday night.
Graduate off to Greener Pastures
27 Sep 2011 - Education - Press Release
An Otago Polytechnic graduate is off to Melbourne to start his new job as a sports turf manager at one of the most prestigious golf clubs in the world. Hamish Buckingham, who graduated this year with a National Certificate in Sports Turf Management has been offered the sought after position at the Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Australia.
Rain Bird Academy - Australia Boot Camp
6 Sep 2011 - Education - Dane Hansen
Rain Bird Academy Boot Camp is a series of extensive and comprehensive technical classes centering on irrigation installation, maintenance, basic design and pumps. Conducted by Rain Bird
Graeme Reeves from South Africa talks in support of The Ohio State Global Intern Program
17 Jun 2011 - Education - Editor
Graeme Reeves came up to the States a number of years ago as an intern in the Ohio State Intern Program.
NZSTI Buyer Intends to Turn Profit
4 Jan 2011 - Education - Editor - 1 comment
Change is afoot at the New Zealand Sports Turf Institute, although the turf management, research and training body will remain in Palmerston North.
TigerTurf Achieve Synthetic Grass Panel Status for Department of Education Victoria
22 Oct 2010 - Education - Jo Prothero
The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (DEECD) has advised that TigerTurf has been successful in securing panel status for their Schools Synthetic Turf Pilot Program following submission of an Expression of Interest.
UWA Pesticide Leaching Workshop
28 Jul 2010 - Education - Brendon Cant
A better understanding of pesticides and the risks associated with their routine application to vegetation in Western Australian urban, natural and agricultural environments will improve the management of potential public health and environmental risks.
Irrigation and Sports Turf Management Workshop
26 May 2010 - Education - Jenny Zadro
This years annual workshop will cover Irrigation and Sports Turf Management. The workshop will look at the latest remote controllers and remote sensors, water storage, water testing techniques and irrigation scheduling.
Otago Polytechnic in a Win Win Situation
13 Mar 2009 - Education - Editor
Otago Polytechnic and Cromwell Golf Club have become the first in New Zealand to sign a deal which will provide long-term mutual benefits for both parties.
Beginning your formal Training-TAFE (NSW, AUSTRALIA)
21 Aug 2007 - Education - Editor
This course is for people entering, or who want to enter, the turf sector of the horticulture industry as an assistant to a greenkeeper.