Industry News

Sports Turf Managers Association Announces 2020 Board of Directors

January 23, 2020

Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) – the professional organization for 2,700 men and women who manage sports fields worldwide and are critical to the safety of athletes and coaches – confirmed

Carrick Sports acquires Phil Day Sports Ltd

January 22, 2020

STRI Group’s construction division, Carrick Sports, has expanded its UK operation by acquiring leading sports turf contractor Phil Day Sports Ltd (PDS). Due to high demand for Carrick Sports services, the

Project EverGreen and STMA team up on ball field renovation project

January 22, 2020

Project EverGreen (the national nonprofit devoted to creating a greener, healthier, cooler Earth), the Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA), the City of West Palm Beach Parks and Recreation Department and

Second Water and Sustainability Innovation Award Presented to SSC Services for Education

January 22, 2020

Ewing Irrigation and Landscape Supply and Audubon International presented the second Water and Sustainability Innovation Award to SSC Services for Education for its irrigation overhaul of the University of Arkansas

Sports Turf Managers Association Announces 2020 Board of Directors

January 15, 2020

Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) – the professional organization for 2,700 men and women who manage sports fields worldwide and are critical to the safety of athletes and coaches – confirms

2020 Conference education recordings

January 13, 2020

STMA is committed to providing current, relevant education to every member. All 2020 education sessions will be audio recorded and synchronized with PowerPoint presentations. Recorded sessions will be available through an

NALP to separate from GIE+EXPO in 2022

January 13, 2020

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) announced that, beginning in 2022, it will separate its annual meeting, LANDSCAPES, from GIE+EXPO and will host its own stand-alone conference. For more than

Free professional head shots at STMA Conference

January 13, 2020

Attendees of the 2020 Conference & Exhibition will have the opportunity to take professional head shots on Thurs., Jan. 16, 4:30 – 6 p.m. A professional photographer will be taking

ASBA announces publication of Running Tracks: A Construction and Maintenance Manual

January 13, 2020

The American Sports Builders Association (ASBA), the national organization for builders and suppliers of materials for athletic facilities, announced the publication of Running Tracks: A Construction and Maintenance Manual. The

Congress allocates $3 million in new turfgrass research funding

January 7, 2020

With the December 20, 2019 signing of the FY20 Federal Appropriations bill by President Trump, turfgrass research conducted by the USDA-Agricultural Research Service (ARS) received a significant increase. The $3,000,000