Industry News

How much fertilizer are you removing from your turf?

May 29, 2018

Bill Kreuser, Assistant Professor and Turfgrass Extension Specialist at University of Nebraska-Lincoln, discusses nutrient loss during mowing and hollow-tine aeration for the university’s Turf iNfo service. Read it all here

Safe standing section first in England

May 29, 2018

According to a report in Sports Venue Business, local and national media flocked to the Montgomery Waters Meadow to see the section, which has been installed in the Salop Leisure

Petrunak receives 2018 Excellence in Academic Advising Award

May 29, 2018

Dianne Petrunak, academic adviser for the Department of Plant Science, has received the Excellence in Academic Advising Award from Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences for 2018. Sponsored by the College

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan named TOCA Environmental Communicator of the Year

May 29, 2018

The Turf & Ornamental Communicators Association (TOCA) and Project EverGreen announce Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan as the recipient of the 2018 TOCA Environmental Communicator of the Year Award. The award, which

Maintenance for artificial surfaces from the UK

May 24, 2018

New technology can record, trace and predict maintenance activities for all types of artificial surfaces, Sally Drury of HortWeek reports. Read it here

Free monthly webinars from STMA

May 24, 2018

Mark your calendars for STMA’s new Free Webinar series! Every month, STMA will be promoting a different webinar with free access to the webinar for one week only. Keep a

Easing volunteer maintenance burdens

May 24, 2018

According to the Daily Republic, Mitchell, SD synthetic turf just on the mound and batter’s boxes is making maintenance easier in Salem (SD) this season. “Maintenance on the field is

Russian region, rushing to finish World Cup stadium, offers food for work

May 24, 2018

According to Reuters, when authorities in Russia’s Nizhny Novgorod region realized their soccer World Cup stadium wasn’t quite ready, they tried to entice local municipal workers to help them finish

Using the Smith-Kerns Dollar Spot model

May 22, 2018

Last week Bill Kreuser at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln posted this on Turf iNfo: We use different models to help make agronomic decisions in turf. There are growing degree-day models to

STMA member leads Rifle, Colorado Parks to success

May 22, 2018

  An item by Kathy Pototsky on the site www.postindependent.com featured Dave Hadley, an STMA member, and parks superintendent in Rifle, CO. The city committed resources to its parks and the result