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NRL GRAND FINAL BIG EVENT EXPERIENCE

NRL GRAND FINAL BIG EVENT EXPERIENCE

This Big Event Experience was super BIG leading up to last weekend's NRL Grand Final. Blacktown City Council offered this fabulous experience for two of its finest groundskeeping staff. They joined the ANZ crew midweek and worked through the big day to experience all...

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STANSW Annual General Meeting

STANSW Annual General Meeting

Join us at our Annual General Meeting Date: Tuesday 15 October 2018 Time: 10:45am Venue: Ryde TAFE, Acacia Conference Room, Parkes Road, Ryde RSVP: Friday 11 October 2018 Email: info@sportsturf.asn.au Ph: 0499 231 931 Copyright Website 2018  |  Privacy...

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TAFE Students visit the SCG

TAFE Students visit the SCG

A few weeks back the team at the SCG welcomed a group of Stage 1 TAFE (Yallah) students, and their  teacher David Little, to the 'hallowed turf'. Adam Lewis showed them around, discussed their general maintenance and particularly focussed on their machinery...

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RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP FOR 2019-20

RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP FOR 2019-20

Our goal is to provide advocacy and networks for our industry, whilst allowing the wider community to better understands the vital roles curators, groundskeepers and other sports turf professionals play in providing great sporting grounds.We think it is really...

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Set your gardens up for a weed free spring and summer

Set your gardens up for a weed free spring and summer

Spring is right around the corner, which means it’s time to start thinking about preventative weed control in your garden beds. Don’t rely on time consuming hand weeding or repeat application of post-emergent herbicides, when one application of BARRICADE preventative...

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BIG EVENT EXPERIENCE thanks to Jacobsen & JT Turf

BIG EVENT EXPERIENCE thanks to Jacobsen & JT Turf

The Big Event Experience is a truly unique way for turf professionals to get an inside look at how big events are prepared and the unique components that are required to pull off what is sometimes seen as an impossible feat . We have partnered with Jacobsen & JT...

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SYDNEY WATER OUTLINES WATER RESTRICTIONS

SYDNEY WATER OUTLINES WATER RESTRICTIONS

Sydney Water has implemented water restrictions to residents and businesses in Sydney, the Blue Mountains and the Illawarra.  To find out more, links below to Sydney Water website outlining they various restrictions and a handy selection tool for industries to  work...

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STANSW ANNOUNCES 2018 SPORTS TURF GRADUATE OF THE YEAR

STANSW ANNOUNCES 2018 SPORTS TURF GRADUATE OF THE YEAR

Committee members with 2018 STANSW Graduate of the YearLtoR: Jesse Bartlet, Nadeem Zriekat, Jake De Marigny & Chris ChapmanSports Turf NSW Association are very pleased to announce Jake De Marigny as the NSW winner of the 2018 Sports Turf Association Graduate Award...

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Irrigation Workshop – Tuesday 16 July 2019

Irrigation Workshop – Tuesday 16 July 2019

This event is brought to you by our friends atSTANSW will host this informative workshop to give participants an in-depth overview of irrigation, troubleshooting and irrigation efficiencies. Gary Humphreys will be conducting the workshop and has 30+ years in the field...

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Problematic broadleaf weeds this season, get on top of it!

Problematic broadleaf weeds this season, get on top of it!

The colder months are fast upon us, which means it’s time for chilly mornings, football games and tackling those troublesome weeds in your turf from sports fields to fairways. Broadleaf weeds are more active over winter, so it’s worth getting on top of troublesome...

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PETER E. McMAUGH AWARDED AN OAM

PETER E. McMAUGH AWARDED AN OAM

Peter E. McMaugh who resides in Sydney has recently been awarded The Order of Australia at the level of Member of the Order (AM) for his services to the Australian turfgrass industry. The Order of Australia celebrates and recognises Australian citizens who have made outstanding and significant contributions to the Australian way of life. Peter has had an unequalled and dedicated career in the Australian amenity horticulture and turfgrass industry spanning over five decades and continues to do so.

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Daryl Davidson’s Q&A with Nick Larkin

Daryl Davidson’s Q&A with Nick Larkin

Recently valuable contributor, passionate sports turf manager and part of the admin setup for The Perfect Pitch, Darryl Davidson poised some great questions to NSW Blues opening batsman Nick Larkin. Nick is one of the premier cricket batsmen in the country (Sydney...

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Bayer’s Specticle trial results are looking very promising

Bayer’s Specticle trial results are looking very promising

Comparison of a sporting field, with and without Specticle. Want to keep your sports fields clean through the cooler months and allow your couch to get off to a flying start in the spring? Specticle® is a new and innovative herbicide from Bayer, that in recent trial...

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Living Turf announces appointment of Barry Howard

Living Turf announces appointment of Barry Howard

Living Turf® is excited to announce that Barry Howard will be joining our team on a full-time basis, beginning February 2019. Barry’s extensive experience in the Queensland market, will no doubt enhance Living Turf’s service to existing customers, as well as welcome...

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STANSW Announce W101 Wicket Accreditation Program Dates

STANSW Announce W101 Wicket Accreditation Program Dates

Wicket Accreditation Program dates for 1H2019 are up on our new website, and this year we are really excited to be taking the program to regional Wagga Wagga & Dubbo. The program is designed  for individuals to increase their knowledge on the preparation and...

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TAFE RYDE END OF YEAR UPDATE

TAFE RYDE END OF YEAR UPDATE

2018 is almost over and we’re about to say goodbye and good luck to some terrific young people completing their studies. It’s really satisfying to see them on their way to a successful career in the Sports Turf industry. On campus, we’ve wrapped up some key units of...

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FRANK DEMPSEY SAYS FAREWELL TO STANSW

FRANK DEMPSEY SAYS FAREWELL TO STANSW

STA NSW held its AGM on 10 October and elected our new Committee for 2018-19. One person who will be missing is the great Frank Dempsey, who has chosen to step aside in his role on the Committee. Frank commenced his career as a Bowling Greenkeeper, before moving into...

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W201 WICKET ACCREDITATION PROGRAM

W201 WICKET ACCREDITATION PROGRAM

STANSW held the inaugural W201 today at the SCG. Amazing expertise shared from all angles. Thanks to Doug Bollinger, Greg Davidson, Justin Groves, Adam Lewis and Greg Askew. Copyright Website 2018  |  Privacy Policy  |  Disclaimer  |  Site...

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