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Protecting your venue from UAVs

November 30, 2018

This report is from Katie McIntyre’s Sports Venue Business and features David Waldman, an expert in incident management and resilience policy and coordination, specifically in providing security for sports venues, who outlines how to

STMA Conference Program details, Jan 22-25 in Phoenix

November 29, 2018

Learn best management practices from academics and industry experts through case studies, hands-on learning, traditional presentations and in-depth classes. Choose from eight educational tracks: turfgrass management, facility management, synthetic, pest

Disintegrating NJ HS synthetic field still in use

November 29, 2018

According to an article in by Matt Kadosh and Matt Kipp, the synthetic field at Gary Kehler Stadium in Westfield, NJ was installed 13 years ago and is set

Synthetic Turf Council elects new Board of Directors

November 29, 2018

The Synthetic Turf Council (STC) announced its new Board of Directors at the Annual Membership Meeting in Cleveland last month. For the 2018-2019 term, the Board Officers include Chairman Kevin Barker,

Electric vehicle batteries power Dutch stadium

November 29, 2018

Johan Cruijff ArenA’s energy storage system – the largest in Europe using second-life and new electric vehicle batteries in a commercial building – has won the Green Apple Award for

STMA announces latest Field of the Year winners

November 27, 2018

Every year, STMA presents the industry’s highest honors to members who manage baseball, football, soccer, softball and other sporting playing surfaces at the professional, collegiate, schools (K-12), and parks and

STMA membership renewal and why it’s important

November 27, 2018

From STMA HQ: The holidays are here—and so is the end of our membership year! Every year, STMA works hard to produce new educational materials, recognize certification and award recipients and

Penn State creates model nutrient management plan for Chesapeake Bay drainage

November 27, 2018

Lost Creek Golf Club in Juniata (PA) County is unusual because a high quality, extremely productive wild trout stream runs through it, and Penn State turfgrass scientists recently developed a

Keep your facility healthy this cold and flu season

November 27, 2018

According to an article by Carrie Shuster on, when most workers aren’t feeling quite up to par, it’s common for people to ask themselves, “Should I go to work

Free webinar from Iowa State turfgrass program Nov 29

November 27, 2018

This STMA-sponsored webinar will be a preview of Dr. Adam Thoms and Dr. Nick Christians’ 2019 STMA Conference presentations – Plant and Soil Interactions for Athletic Fields and Development of