Industry News

Great profile of MiLB groundskeeper who doubles as clubhouse manager

July 31, 2018

Robert Marston, RealClearLife, recently posted this article about Max Colten of Municipal Credit Union Park in Coney Island (NY); Colten is both head groundskeeper and clubhouse manager of the minor

Planting the love of turf early

July 31, 2018

By Pamela Sherratt, Ohio State: When I was 16, I embarked on a weeklong residential taster course at Myerscough College in England. The goal of the camp was to plant the

Pre-tax savings accounts for physical activity expenses?

July 31, 2018

According to the Sports and Fitness Industry Association, the US House of Representatives approved the Personal Health Investment Today (PHIT) Act, which would allow the use of pre-tax savings accounts

“The Water Zone” radio show gains fans, expands reach

July 31, 2018

The 2015 drought experienced in the Western U.S. is already beginning to feel like a distant memory. Watering restrictions have been lifted in many regions and reserves are at capacity.

Share your voice and vision for STMA

July 26, 2018

The Nominating Committee is issuing its annual call for interest from volunteers who wish to be considered for national STMA Board service. Please click on this link to indicate your

Use staff meetings to advance professionalism

July 26, 2018

From the June STMA News Online newsletter: Every sports turf manager has meetings with his or her crew. Take a few minutes at each to impress upon your staff the importance

Long Island town to install surveillance cameras in parks

July 26, 2018

  According to an article by Vera Chinese in Newsday, Southampton Town (NY) will install surveillance cameras in several of its parks and downtown areas to improve public safety, the town

STC comments on European infill study

July 26, 2018

The Synthetic Turf Council (STC), the world’s largest organization representing the synthetic turf industry, commented on an exploratory study recently released by the Netherlands National Institute for Public (“RIVM”) on

Submitting award and scholarship applications for STMA now much easier

July 24, 2018

The Sports Turf Managers Association has streamlined its award and scholarship application processes through engagement with a highly rated awards and scholarship company, reviewR, to customize its software application for

Good article on MiLB intern in VA

July 24, 2018

David Hall of the The Virginian-Pilot profiles Casey Werkheiser, who is interning for longtime head groundskeeper Kenny Magner and his crew at Harbor Park in Norfolk, VA. “Most fans probably