Industry News

UNC to switch to synthetic grass at Kenan Stadium

March 28, 2019

Joe Giglio, writing for the Raleigh News and Observer, says North Carolina is making the switch to a synthetic turf surface at Kenan Stadium. The cost of the project will

Synthetic turf field condemned

March 28, 2019

Tyler Francke for canbynowpod.com reports that the Canby (OR) High School turf field has been condemned for the upcoming spring season, after the Canby School District’s insurer inspected the field

FIFA will not allow artificial fields at 2023 Women’s World Cup

March 28, 2019

According to an article by Rob Harris from AP Global on thenewstribune.com, FIFA will only allow natural grass fields at the 2023 Women’s World Cup. The stipulation is contained in requirements

Synthetic Turf Council announces 2019 Award winners

March 28, 2019

The Synthetic Turf Council’s Spring Membership Meeting, held March 11-13 in Seattle, attracted 161 individuals representing companies of all types in the synthetic turf industry, including manufacturers, suppliers, installers, landscape

75% of employers say opioid use impacts their workplace

March 26, 2019

Even though 75 percent of U.S. employers have been directly affected by opioids, only 17 percent feel extremely well prepared to deal with the issue, according to a new survey

10 soil health terms explained in simple English

March 26, 2019

From the Holganix Blog: Soil health has become an important benchmark for all growers – regardless of whether you are growing corn, berries, turfgrass or ornamental trees and shrubs. Yet for

A-LIST selected to join NTEP Policy Committee

March 26, 2019

The Alliance for Low Input Sustainable Turf (A-LIST) has been selected to join the National Turfgrass Evaluation Program Policy Committee. The National Turfgrass Evaluation Program (NTEP) serves a fundamental role

Free webinar on “Agronomic Assessment” now available

March 26, 2019

STMA is offering free access to the 2019 STMA Conference presentation of “Agronomic Assessment for Sports Fields” presented by Kristie Walker, PhD. The Webinar: Kristie Walker on Future Implications for Risk

Best practices for moisture management

March 19, 2019

From the DuraEdge blog, written by Luke Yoder: These #BestPractices for proper moisture management are spot on for Spring Training environments and other teams in the South for March. This

How to discover when you’re most and least productive

March 19, 2019

From Bryan Collins, Forbes, via the STMA’s News Online: “In my early twenties, I liked working on freelance writing projects late at night. These days, perhaps because I have three small