Industry News

United Soccer League announces multi-year partnership with AstroTurf

September 23, 2021

The United Soccer League (USL) announced a partnership with AstroTurf, making the company the Official Synthetic Turf Supplier of the USL. With over 50 years of experience and millions and millions

Walter Payton honored as Hellas installs Matrix Helix synthetic turf in Columbia, Miss.

September 23, 2021

The field that bears the name of arguably the most famous Chicago Bear, NFL Hall of Fame Running Back Walter Payton, will forever be enshrined at Gardner Stadium. Walter and

Sprinturf Predator turf system

September 23, 2021

Sprinturf introduced a new premium dual-fiber turf system that increases durability, improves fiber resilience and provides exceptional playability.  The Predator turf system blends Sprinturf’s proprietary Apex monofilament fibers with its SharkTooth

Texas A&M Turfgrass and Landscape Field Day announced

September 21, 2021

The Texas A&M Turfgrass and Landscape Field Day will be held October 6 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center Water and Land Resources Building, 17360 Coit Road

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September 21, 2021

Water quantity and quality issues have been identified around the globe, and water-related regulations are expanding, requiring landscape professionals to include extra calculations, notes, and product choices on their plans

Stanley Black & Decker to acquire Excel Industries

September 21, 2021

Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Excel Industries for $375 million in cash.  Excel is a leading designer and manufacturer of premium commercial

The Andersons hires Ken Klopp as territory manager

September 14, 2021

The Andersons, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANDE) announced the addition of Ken Klopp to serve as territory manager for the Turf and Specialty Business. Klopp will manage the distribution of the business’s

NCS4 publishes industry report on spectator perceptions of safety and security practices and Technologies

September 14, 2021

The National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) published an industry report on spectator perceptions of safety and security practices and technologies.  The purpose of this survey was to

AccuWeather announces partnership with MASL

September 14, 2021

AccuWeather announced today its sponsorship of the Major Arena Soccer League (MASL). The AccuWeather MASL Game-Day Forecast will provide fans, players and team officials with weather forecasts for their home

ITI/ISU Field and Demonstration Day Sept. 8

September 7, 2021

Turfgrass managers and students will get an update on current issues and new technology during the Iowa Turfgrass Field and Demo Day Sept. 8. They will also get to tour