Industry News

Understanding soil salinity and sodicity after winter

April 30, 2019

From the April 26 Turf iNfo blog of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln: After a tough winter, there are a lot of questions about dead turf near sidewalks and roads, salt affected soils,

Maintaining hybrid grass

April 30, 2019

A frequently asked question is whether hybrid grass is more difficult or expensive to maintain than natural grass? As with natural grass, some essential maintenance steps must be undertaken routinely and seasonally to

Green solutions to maximize facility use and profit

April 30, 2019

According to an article by Barry Stiles in Facility Executive, when you can creatively and successfully maximize facility use, you solve a host of issues. For one, taking advantage of

A-LIST appoints Munshaw as Research Committee chair

April 30, 2019

The Alliance for Low Input Sustainable Turf (A-LIST) is proud to announce the appointment of Dr. Gregg Munshaw to the position of Research Committee Chair. The Research Committee Chair is

Learn how to influence legislation

April 25, 2019

STMA’s Advocacy Manual provides information to help you and your chapter understand the most effective ways to oppose impending regulations. It has easy-to-implement strategies to build relationships with legislators, how

Players union opposes US friendly in Cincinnati over playing surface

April 25, 2019

American soccer players are objecting to the decision by the US Soccer Federation to have them play Venezuela at Cincinnati’s Nippert Stadium, claiming the playing surface is dangerous. The match will serve as

Crumb rubber still causing angst

April 25, 2019

According to an article by Marjie Lundstrom on www.fairwarning.org, Amanda Gabriele of North Haven, CT has been anxiously awaiting results of a federal study begun in 2016 to unravel the

Springing back after spring rain

April 25, 2019

From the duraedgeblog: How do we properly deal with these fluctuations in weather that spring brings to the table? As always, the proper infield mix is vital to having a safe and playable playing

Arkansas football going back to grass

April 22, 2019

According to an article by Taylor McGillis on arkansasrazorbacks.com, when the Razorback football team takes the field at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium for the 2019 season opener, it will

Spartan Stadium getting new playing surface for 2019 season

April 22, 2019

From Michigan State Athletics: Spartan Stadium, one of just four collegiate football fields in the country to win Sports Turf Managers Association Field of the Year honors twice, will be getting a new