Industry News

Half of Americans use swimming pools as communal bathtub

May 21, 2019

Americans will soon head to the pool as Memorial Day weekend marks the start of summer swim season fun, but a new survey finds that many knowingly contribute to making pools dirty

Free webinar available from STMA

May 20, 2019

STMA is offering free access to the 2019 STMA Conference presentation of “Tackling Traffic: Reducing Traffic on Multi-Use Fields” presented by Marc Moran, CSFM. The Webinar: Marc Moran on effectively managing wear and tear

Playing Conditions Index provides important data

May 14, 2019

The Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) developed the Playing Conditions Index (PCI) to help members assess the playability of their fields and gain more respect for their management efforts. The

New Mellor book coming in June

May 14, 2019

“Dave Mellor has built one of baseball’s most inspirational stories over the last half-century. Anchored by a love for his family and the game, he survived incomprehensible catastrophes and PTSD to become

Team UGA launches seashore paspalum website

May 14, 2019

Team UGA at the University of Georgia launched GAPaspalum.com, a new website dedicated to seashore paspalum turfgrass. Originally created in 2016 to serve as a resource on the proper use,

Causes and consequences of groundwater depletion

May 14, 2019

A paper issued earlier this year from the Council of Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) examines the causes and consequences of groundwater depletion throughout the US. “Groundwater is the Earth’s most extracted raw

Use recordkeeping to enhance your value

May 7, 2019

Sports field managers keep a mountain of records as part of their day-to-day activities. Do you use them to provide data to your employer? Facts are hard to refute and by communicating

Product discounts to attract GreenCare for Troops volunteers

May 7, 2019

Military families make significant sacrifices during a loved ones’ deployment. To honor that sacrifice Project EverGreen’s GreenCare for Troops initiative, SiteOne Landscape Supply and leading industry product suppliers are teaming

Attend the Green Sports Alliance Summit

May 7, 2019

The Sports Turf Managers Association has been named a Community Partner of the Green Sports Alliance Summit for the seventh year. The annual Summit will be held in Philadelphia at

Maryland court finds county pesticide ban valid

May 7, 2019

In a statement last week, RISE (Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment), the national trade association representing the specialty pesticides and fertilizers industry, said: “Yesterday, we received a decision from the Maryland Court of