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STMA Town Hall Meeting Professional/Rectangle Sports (video)

June 30, 2020

STMA has been hosting interactive Town Hall meetings via Zoom to share how sports field managers are setting their fields up for success in the future. These sessions offer brief

UMass Plant Diagnostic Laboratory reopens

June 30, 2020

The UMass Plant Diagnostic Laboratory has reopened for plant disease, insect pest and invasive plant/weed samples. At this time, they can only accept mail-in samples. Refer to the UMass website

TPI releases Weed, Insect, and Disease Control for Turfgrass Producers

June 30, 2020

Turfgrass Producers International (TPI) released Weed, Insect, and Disease Control for Turfgrass Producers, a newly finished book that was mailed to TPI members on June 4. The first edition contains

Wiedenmann welcomes several new partners to its dealer network

June 30, 2020

Wiedenmann welcomed the following dealers to its Northeast and New England regions: Lawn and Golf Supply is the newest equipment dealer for Eastern and Central Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland,

Synthetic Turf Council releases 2020 Synthetic Turf Market Report for North America

June 25, 2020

The Synthetic Turf Council (STC) announced the release of the 2020 Synthetic Turf Market Report for North America. The report is the most comprehensive examination of the North American synthetic

AstroTurf offers program to help clients re-open athletic fields

June 25, 2020

Over the last several months, COVID-19 restrictions have meant that most all sports facilities have been closed and off limits to athletes for quite some time. Hopefully, facilities are making

Shaw Sports Turf featured on Fox Business

June 25, 2020

Shaw Sports Turf, and artificial turf company, will be featured Sunday, June 28 at 1 p.m. on Inside the Blueprint on Fox Business. As Professional Baseball prepares to return for

Raiders-branded artificial turf laid at Allegiant Stadium

June 25, 2020

By Mick Akers, Las Vegas Review-Journal Crews at Allegiant Stadium gave an early glimpse of what the 65,000-seat facility will look like on Raiders game days. An artificial turf field with

STMA Board formulates strategy to clarify sports field surfaces terminology

June 23, 2020

The Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) and its board of directors have put a plan in place to clarify sports field surfaces terminology throughout the industry. The term “turf” has become

IA celebrates efficient irrigation during July’s Smart Irrigation Month

June 23, 2020

The Irrigation Association announced that July 2020 has once again been designated as Smart Irrigation Month. This month-long initiative is an opportunity for the irrigation industry to promote the importance