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How Soldier Field’s switch to NJ sod cut complaints

December 18, 2018

Great recent article written by Patrick M. O’Connell of the Chicago Tribune about Soldier Field getting its sod from Tuckahoe Farms in New Jersey. The surface on the lakefront had

Latest NTEP report on tall fescue now available

December 18, 2018

The National Turfgrass Evaluation Program (NTEP) is designed to develop and coordinate uniform evaluation trials of turfgrass varieties and promising selections in the US and Canada. Test results can be

Auburn turf management junior is Super Bowl bound

December 18, 2018

2019 already is shaping up to be a super year for Wilson Morgan—a super year that starts with a trip to the Super Bowl. That’s the Auburn University junior’s grand

New findings on concussion in football’s youngest players

December 18, 2018

New research from Seattle Children’s Research Institute and the University of Washington Medicine’s Sports Health and Safety Institute found concussion rates among football players ages 5-14 were higher than previously

Interview with Mike Ryan, president of LandTek

December 11, 2018

The New York Real Estate Journal recently sat down with its Executive of the Month, Mike Ryan, president of LandTek for a question and answer session. Q: What is LandTek? A: LandTek

Deadline to register for STMA Student Challenge is this Saturday

December 11, 2018

The 2019 STMA Conference will be taking place January 22-25 in Phoenix, Arizona. Don’t forget to register to take part in the STMA Student Challenge by December 15. Registrations will

Five myths about climate change

December 11, 2018

From the November 30 Washington Post and author Katharine Hayhoe: “The Fourth National Climate Assessment — the work of 13 federal agencies and more than 350 scientists, including me — is

ASBA 2018 Game Changer Award winners named

December 11, 2018

The American Sports Builders Association (ASBA), the national organization for designers, builders and suppliers of materials for athletic facilities, has announced the winners of its inaugural Game Changer awards. Winners

Field prep for cold weather

December 4, 2018

From the weekly newsletter by Ryan Bjorn, Director of Grounds and Environmental Management, Maryland SoccerPlex, Boyds, MD: With the conclusion of the Bethesda Premier Cups in the beginning of November we

Fluorescent imaging reveals turfgrass pest’s most active period

December 4, 2018

From entomologytoday.org: A new step forward in managing a pernicious pest of golf course putting greens comes with an assist from an unlikely source: marine biology. Researchers at Penn State University’s Center