Industry News

The value of GreenCare for Troops volunteering

January 18, 2019

The resources of time, people and product that Project EverGreen’s hundreds of GreenCare for Troops volunteers commit to helping the families of deployed military personnel can be measured in several

Indiana lawmaker calls for random drug tests for high school athletes

January 18, 2019

According to WANE in Indianapolis, an Indiana state lawmaker has introduced a measure calling on random drug tests for high school athletes. Republican state Sen. Jean Leising wants to send a

STMA Environmental Certification program continues to grow

January 15, 2019

After 4 years of development, the STMA Environmental Facility Certification program launched in 2016. Within 2 months, there were eight facilities in the program. Today, there are 34 certified with

STMA Conference education recordings will be available

January 15, 2019

If you are not able to make it to Phoenix this year, but don’t want to miss out on the education, STMA has you covered! STMA is working with IntelliQuest

New soccer stadium approved in Austin, TX

January 15, 2019

According to an item in Katie McIntyre’s Sports Venue Business, plans to build a $225m, 20,000-capacity stadium for an upcoming Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise in Austin, TX have been

Wisconsin city nixes park toilets over budget woes

January 15, 2019

Budget cuts in Eau Claire, Wis., will put an end to some important accommodations at area parks. According to the local NBC affiliate, all portable toilets will be removed from city

STMA Past President Steve Cockerham passes away

January 8, 2019

Steve Cockerham, Emeritus Superintendent of the University of California, Riverside Field Station and STMA’s sixth President, passed away December 30. He was instrumental in developing the sports turf research program at

What’s the deal with measuring clipping volume?

January 8, 2019

From the Turf iNfo blog from Dr. Bill Kreuser at Nebraska: There has been a growing discussion among turfgrass professionals about measuring and recording the amount of clippings collected while mowing.

Download the 2019 STMA Conference app: “2019 STMA SHOW”

January 8, 2019

The 2019 STMA Conference and Exhibition show app is now live! The app can be downloaded from the Apple and Google stores under the title “2019 STMA Show.” The app

Rec center adjusts age restriction to fight obesity

January 8, 2019

According to a piece by Paul Steinbach of Athletic Business, the Bowling Green (OH) Parks and Recreation Department is changing its admission policy at the BG Community Center with the