Cleaning up the ‘Wild West’
24 Feb 2012 - Health and Safety - drumMuster
A record-breaking grain yield across Western Australia is good news for farmers, but does make disposing of empty agvet chemical containers a real hassle at season’s end.
Silvan Adds Selecta 50L Diesel Transfer Unit to Range
24 Feb 2012 - Industry News - Press Release
Silvan Australia has added a new 50 Litre capacity Diesel Transfer Unit to its extensive range of integrated diesel tank and supply systems which range up to 2,200 litres in capacity.
Sydney Cricket Club's New Turf Block & Netting Structure by Gabba.com.au
24 Feb 2012 - Cricket - gabba.com.au
Gabba.com.au for the last 18 months have worked in with Canada Bay Council & Sydney Cricket Club to build a first class turf net facility at Drummoyne oval on Sydney Harbour.
2012 STA Golf Day Invite
23 Feb 2012 - Shows and seminars - Jenny Zadro
On behalf of the STA Committee you are invited to join us for the Annual STA NSW Golf Day on 6th March 2012. This year the event will be held at Lynwood Country Club at Pitt Town and we look forward to catching up and a great day of golf.
3 weeks until Sustainable Turfgrass Management in Asia
23 Feb 2012 - Shows and seminars - Editor
Three weeks from today, Sustainable Turfgrass Management in Asia 2012 will be getting underway at the 5-star Amari Orchid Pattaya.
Hyatt Siphoned Money from Golf Resort
23 Feb 2012 - Golf - Editor
Mining magnate Clive Palmer will sue Hyatt Hotels for $60 million, accusing it of siphoning money from his Queensland resort and covering it up.
Creswick Golf Course gets Thumbs Up for Hosting of Victorian PGA
23 Feb 2012 - Golf - Editor
The Victorian PGA Championship at Creswick has been praised as the best tournament in Victoria this year by tournament director Andrew Langford-Jones
World can Reap Benefits of Australia's Skills
22 Feb 2012 - Training & Education - Editor
Tables can be turned on faltering interest in agricultural science, MARK ADAMS writes: This week's cancellation of the intake of students to the agriculture program at the University of Western Sydney has justifiably rung alarm bells.
What are the options now that Endosulfan has gone?
22 Feb 2012 - Consultancy - David Ormsby
The verdict of the Environmental Risk Management Authority (ERMA) reassessment of Endosulfan was released in December and resulted in Endosulfan being deregistered. For turf managers (and all other users) this means that from January 16, 2009, it is illegal to import, sell or use Endosulfan. So what now? David Ormsby walks as over other ways to control earthworms.
WA Stadium Site is Highly Unstable
22 Feb 2012 - Stadia - Editor
Civil construction experts who worked on the Burswood casino and golf course projects in the 1980s have warned that Premier Colin Barnett's hand-picked stadium site is highly unstable and likely to lead to huge construction costs.
Soil formation and the role of natural and synthetic chemicals in the support of plant life
22 Feb 2012 - Consultancy - Jimmy Kidd
Jimmy Kidd tells us that our soil is a gift that will provide us with the quality of turf that we need, as long as we let the rootzones, micro and macro life farm it as nature intended
Victoria’s new home of elite athletes unveiled
22 Feb 2012 - General Sports - Press Release
The new home of the Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) at Lakeside Stadium, Albert Park, will tonight be officially opened by the Minister for Sport and Recreation Hugh Delahunty.
New Hybrid Greens Mower Maintains Quality
21 Feb 2012 - General News - Steve Mitchell
Cutting height, ball speed and a light touch from the greens mowers are all critical factors for Mike Mercer, course manager at Southport & Ainsdale Golf Club, which hosts the final qualifying round for the 2012 Open Championship being held at Royal Lytham & St Annes.
The Forsyth Barr stadium - The World’s First Permanently-Roofed Stadium with Natural Turf
21 Feb 2012 - Stadia - Dr Richard Gibbs
This article provides an insight into how the Forsyth Barr stadium came to be and the many agronomic challenges that needed to be overcome.
Cairns Paradise Palms Jumps to No.66
21 Feb 2012 - Golf - Editor
An all-round improvement at Paradise Palms golf course has seen it rise 10 spots in the latest Australian rankings, but course director Des Shearer is still not satisfied.
Golf Course Sustainability Metrics
21 Feb 2012 - Consultancy - Editor
In this 7 minute video, Dr. Larry Stowell provides guidance that will help you to navigate and achieve the demands for increased sustainability at your golf course.
Cranbourne Turf Club Chief Executive Neil Bainbridge
20 Feb 2012 - Racing / Equestrian - Editor
A Q&A with Cranbourne Turf Club chief executive Neil Bainbridge. Neil has always been passionate about racing and started out about 12 years ago as the manager of Stony Creek Racing Club.
Breaching Plant Defences
20 Feb 2012 - Consultancy - Dr Kate Entwistle
This article is intended to provide a general look at the processes that take place before disease becomes apparent and to look more closely at the ways in which the pathogens have been able to overcome the plants natural defences.