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QTPA Member Alert |TURF PRODUCERS AS A PRIMARY PRODUCER

QTPA Member Alert |TURF PRODUCERS AS A PRIMARY PRODUCER

By | July 7, 2014 at 11:12 am | No comments

TURF PRODUCERS AS A PRIMARY PRODUCER Some years ago we had the turf producer status as a primary producer confirmed.  Below are the details that were sent out in November 2011 for confirmation. The Turf Queensland board has requested investigation into the position of the...

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Tropical Pacific Ocean Edges Further Toward El Niño

Tropical Pacific Ocean Edges Further Toward El Niño

By | June 2, 2014 at 11:49 am | No comments

Australian Bureau of Meteorology Issued on Tuesday 20 May 2014 ·         The tropical Pacific Ocean continues a general trend toward El Niño, with just over half of the climate models surveyed by the Bureau suggesting El Niño thresholds will be exceeded by...

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Maintaining a Lawn in the Tropics

Maintaining a Lawn in the Tropics

By | April 26, 2013 at 3:27 pm | No comments

BY: Melissa Denny It may surprise some but it takes more than just sitting back and watching the grass grow to maintain a healthy lawn in the tropics.  Even though the tropical climate provides a perfect environment for rampant lawn growth, watching the grass grow and...

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Current Projects

RWUE-IF Project (2014-2017)

By | June 26, 2014 at 11:23 am | No comments

Following on from the SEQ-IF and RWUE-4 projects Turf Queensland was successful in securing funding from the Queensland government for the Rural Water Use Efficiency Irrigation Futures (RWUE-IF) project for Southeast Queensland (SEQ) and (FNQ).  The first 18 months will be focused on SEQ turf producer pilot farms followed on by FNQ.  The projects main [...]

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Fungicide, Herbicide and Insecticide

By | May 8, 2013 at 12:28 pm | No comments

Below are 3 charts (courtesty of our sponsor Nuturf) that can assist in identifying Fungicide, Herbicide and Insecticide products and uses.  These are excellent reference material for turf growers.

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