World's highest profile venues to feature in STRI workshops addressing technical turf management, pests, weeds and disease

Some of the worlds most high profile sporting venues will feature as case studies during a series of training courses for grounds staff and turf care professionals being hosted by the Sports Turf Research Institute (STRI) in October and November.

Four venues - Reading FC, Wolverhampton Wanderers FC, Rangers FC and Wetherby Racecourse - will each host three days of training on new products, techniques, technology and machinery.

"Science-based, practical and interactive sessions across 12 separate modules will encompass technical turf management as well as pests, weeds and diseases," said STRI consultant Richard Gibbs.

Agronomists and research managers for clients including UEFA, FIFA and LOCOG will talk about some of the world’s highest profiles venues. Each module will be given in an informal workshop format to suit all levels of expertise, said STRI.

Courses at Wetherby Racecourse and Reading FC run from 29 to 31 October; and at Wolverhampton Wanderers FC and Rangers FC in Scotland from: 6-8 November. Email training@stri.co.uk


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