Industry News

2019 “Our Winning Green Space” Contest now open

February 26, 2019

Project EverGreen, in partnership with Exmark Manufacturing, the Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) and The Foundation for Safer Athletic Fields for Everyone (SAFE), join forces for the third annual “Our

Free webinar from STMA available

February 26, 2019

STMA is offering free access to the 2019 STMA Conference presentation of “Mentoring/Training the Next Generation of Sports Turf Managers” presented by Tim Van Loo. The Webinar: Tim Van Loo on

Submit a presentation for STMA’s 2020 Conference

February 26, 2019

STMA’s Call for Presentations for the 2020 Conference is now open. The 2020 Conference will be held January 13-16 in West Palm Beach, FL. Share your ideas and expertise by

New Project EverGreen Board of Directors

February 26, 2019

Project EverGreen announces the appointment of its 2019-20 officers and board of directors. The appointments were made at Project EverGreen’s annual meeting. Joe Shooner of Focal Point Communications takes over the

Does this winter woe story sound familiar?

February 21, 2019

Jason Bowers, CSFM, is a sports turf supervisor for Montgomery (MD) County Parks. Here Jason shares his winter tale of woe, which will sound familiar to many readers, unfortunately. Thanks

STMA’s new micro-credential program

February 21, 2019

STMA is offering micro-credentials as a way for members to enhance their education in specialized topics. Those completing the micro-credential will be asked to read technical articles and watch presentations.

Year-old field shut down after complaints

February 21, 2019

According to an article by Tim Dominick for thestate.com some parents in Richland County, SC are worried for their high school athletes’ safety and are frustrated that school district officials

Drones’ capabilities grow for facility management

February 21, 2019

According to an article by Benjamin Freas in this month’s Facility Executive, while most drone use to date has been by hobbyists, but the ability to use drones for surveillance,

NRPA publishes guide for inclusion policies

February 19, 2019

The National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA) announced a best practice guide for park and recreation agencies to develop a formal inclusion policy. According to NRPA, just 2 in 5 agencies

Community support needed for AEDs

February 19, 2019

Following is a plea from Tim Colgan, Dillsburg, PA asking his community to fund AEDs for youth sports facilities. “Our community is quite fortunate to have so many vibrant and active