Industry News

Synthetic Turf Council elects new board of directors

November 27, 2019

The Synthetic Turf Council (STC) announced its new board of directors at its annual membership meeting in San Antonio, Texas. For the 2019-2020 term, the board officers include Chairman Laith Ross,

NFL analytics competition to examine the effects of playing on synthetic turf

November 27, 2019

The fifth annual NFL 1st and Future competition, in collaboration with the University of Miami, will take place at the Miami Beach Convention Center on January 31, 2020, two days

Presentation at STMA Conference to help avoid pitfalls with synthetic turf specifications

November 27, 2019

Dave Anderson PE, DA Hogan & Associates Inc., and Andrew McNitt, Ph.D., Penn State University will present an education session titled “Avoiding Pitfalls with Synthetic Turf Specifications and Project Management”

STC issues statement on PFAS issue

November 27, 2019

In response to a recent article about hazardous PFAS chemicals in synthetic turf, the Synthetic Turf Council (STC) issued the following statement: A recent story published by The Intercept, a decidedly

MSU Turf School 2019 announced

November 25, 2019

The Michigan State University (MSU) Turf School is an intensive course designed to teach the basics of turfgrass science as well as the practical techniques of managing turfgrass. The school

SubAir Sport System installed in Louisville’s new Lynn Family Stadium

November 25, 2019

When the new 11,000-plus-seat Lynn Family Stadium in Louisville, Ky., opens next year, it will have two new occupants: The Louisville City Football Club of the USL Championship soccer league

Georgia STMA December meeting

November 25, 2019

Georgia STMA (GSTMA) will hold a meeting Tuesday, Dec. 3, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Atlanta United Training Facility, 861 Franklin Gateway SE, Marietta, Ga., 30067, The event

Ohio Sports Turf Managers Association Annual Meeting

November 25, 2019

Join the Ohio Sports Turf Managers Association (OSTMA) team to celebrate a successful year and plans for 2020. OSTMA will be hosting an event at the famous downtown Barley’s Brewing

Maryland Turfgrass Conference

November 19, 2019

The Maryland Turfgrass Conference and Trade Show will be held December 10, 2019, at Turf Valley Resort and Conference Center, Ellicott City, Md.  The conference program includes: Pesticide and Professional Fertilizer Re-CertificationsGolfSports

Turface Athletics launches new mound clay production line

November 19, 2019

Turface Athletics, the sports fields business of Profile Products, announced the completion of a new mound clay production line at its Blue Mountain, Miss., facility. The new line will manufacture