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ILSTMA golf outing announced

September 27, 2021

The Illinois Sports Turf Managers Association (ILSTMA) announced its inaugural golf outing, to be held October 14, 2021, at the Glenview Park Golf Club. The event will be a scramble format with

2021 MALCP/NESTMA Golf Classic

September 27, 2021

The 2021 MALCP/NESTMA Golf Classic will be held October 7, 2021, at Butter Brook Golf Club, Carlisle Rd-Westford, Mass. Register by September 30, 2021. Based on online registration, golf carts will

New sports turf management book levels the playing field

September 27, 2021

By Jennifer Howard Carolina sports fields host a spectrum of competitive and recreational play, from Little League baseball diamonds to high-profile professional football arenas. Regardless of skill set, every athlete deserves

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

Expand your skills and earn CEUs with free training through Hunter University

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