Industry News

STMA Town Hall Meetings helping on the Route to Recovery

April 28, 2020

STMA is here to help you with resources to respond to challenges regarding COVID-19. As part of that effort, STMA is hosting a series of Town Hall Meetings via Zoom.

STMA In Action: Committees

April 28, 2020

Volunteers play a key role in STMA’s successes. The STMA mission guides the overarching reason the association exists; the board develops the strategic plan that sets the direction for three

Texas A&M grounds crew working hard to ensure playing surfaces better than ever when sports resume

April 28, 2020

By Travis L. Brown, The Eagle With college spring sports canceled across the country because of the COVID-19 pandemic, few in the Texas A&M athletic department are deemed essential and still

Irrigation Association offers portion of Faculty Academy events virtually

April 28, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 health crisis, the Irrigation Association (IA) will be canceling the in-person Faculty Academy events in an effort to protect the health and safety of its attendees,

A message from STMA President Jimmy Simpson, CSFM

April 23, 2020

STMA President Jimmy Simpson, CSFM, issued the following statement on April 23:  As we all move through yet another week of this crisis, I would like to take this opportunity to

Results of NSGA Sports Participation Study

April 23, 2020

Participation increased in seven of 10 segments in 2019, according to the 2020 edition of the National Sporting Goods Association’s (NSGA) Sports Participation in the U.S. report. One segment remained

State pesticide applicator requirements

April 23, 2020

According to the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP), due to  COVID-19, some states have changed their state applicator rules. This remains a very fluid situation and NALP is continuing to

Sports Turf Company to renovate 16 high school fields

April 23, 2020

Sports Turf Company, a specialty sports construction and surfacing company, announced it was awarded the renovation project for Cobb County (Ga.) schools to replace the synthetic fields at all 16

STMA resources at your fingertips

April 21, 2020

STMA continues to ramp up its efforts to support sports field professionals, and has engaged several groups to compile relevant resources to this crisis. STMA is dedicating a portion of

The Toro Company gives $500,000 to global coronavirus relief efforts

April 21, 2020

The Toro Company is giving $500,000 to assist families and communities worldwide that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Grant funding from the Toro Foundation will span all regions