Industry News

STMA releases schedule for 32nd Annual Conference and Exhibition

November 23, 2020

Sports Turf Managers Associaiton (STMA) has opened registration and released the schedule for its 32nd annual Conference and Exhibition, which is being held virtually January 12-13, 2021. As the premier annual event in the

Bernhard appoints new distributor in Mexico

November 23, 2020

Bernhard and Company, a leading manufacturer of machine grinders, have appointed Prove Golf Activa S.A. de C.V. as its new distributor in Mexico. “This is a great opportunity for us to

Penn State Extension launches “Plant Establishment and Maintenance” course

November 23, 2020

Penn State Extension launched its newest online course, “Plant Establishment and Maintenance.” The course is designed to teach participants about planting and maintaining woody and herbaceous plants in ornamental landscapes. The

IA announces 2020 New Product Contest winners

November 23, 2020

The Irrigation Association (IA) announced the winners of the 2020 New Product Contest. The contest is usually held during the annual Irrigation Show and Education Week, but this year the

Synthetic Turf Council holds annual membership meeting in a virtual format

November 19, 2020

The Synthetic Turf Council (STC) announced its 2020-2021 board of directors at its annual membership meeting October 19-23. For the 2020-2021 term, the board officers include Chairman Laith Ross, senior principal,

Hellas Construction completes FIFA-quality certified advanced synthetic turf field

November 19, 2020

The Sonoma Soccer Complex in Santa Rosa, Calif., joins an elite list of only 16 North American synthetic turf pitches that have received FIFA certification. The Sonoma Soccer Complex is

Sports Turf Company renovates multi-purpose field at Dacula Park

November 19, 2020

Sports Turf Company completed a multi-purpose field at Dacula Park in Gwinnett County, Ga. Sports Turf was awarded the project in late 2019 for the renovation of the multi-purpose field

Act Global wins STC Sustainability Award

November 19, 2020

The Synthetic Turf Council (STC) acknowledged Act Global’s commitment to reducing the use of virgin plastics and finding innovative ways to recycle plastics found in our oceans and shorelines. Working

Penn State Extension Turf and Ornamental Conferences

November 17, 2020

The Turf and Ornamentals Conference live webinar, presented by Penn State Extension, is a five-session update training that will focus on weed identification and control, insect and disease management, turf,

NESTMA webinar on Prepping Fields to Reduce Winter Injury

November 17, 2020

The New England Sports Turf Managers Association (NESTMA) is offering a webinar on the topic of “Prepping Fields to Reduce Winter Injury.” The webinar is currently available on demand through November