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Disease ravaging perennial ryegrass and bluegrass

September 25, 2018

From the September 21 Turf iNfo, the University of Nebraska’s blog: We have received numerous reports from golf courses of severely thinning and dead turfgrass following the record rains in early

STMA Board member Appelfeller speaks in Chile

September 25, 2018

On August 31, Weston Appelfeller, CSFM, STMA board member and Director of Grounds for the Columbus Crew SC, presented to nearly 100 field managers in Santiago, Chile. He spoke about

10th annual Southeast Regional SportsTurf Conference and Trade Show

September 25, 2018

WHEN: November 11-14, 2018 WHERE: DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Myrtle Beach Oceanfront WHY: Learn time and money-saving techniques; build supplier relationships; see latest industry research and intelligence; get fresh ideas; and see

Fall seeding tips

September 18, 2018

From Turf iNfo and Bill Kreuser, assistant professor and turfgrass Extension specialist, University of Nebraska-Lincoln: Fall is time to seed cool-season turfgrasses. It’s ideal because the air temperature and humidity are

Toro announces 2019 Super Bowl Sports Turf Training Program

September 18, 2018

The Toro Company is pleased to announce the 18th annual Toro Super Bowl Sports Turf Training Program. In January 2019, one lucky turfgrass science student will travel to Atlanta, Georgia,

STMA Innovative Award submissions due Oct 15

September 18, 2018

As a sign of appreciation and acknowledgement, STMA’s Innovative Awards Task Group developed a program to recognize STMA commercial member companies that improves the sports turf management profession. Don’t miss

New England STMA’s Fall Workshop Oct 10

September 18, 2018

NESTMA’s Fall Workshop, October 10 at University of Rhode Island, is a great opportunity for members to connect and learn the latest about sports turf management in New England. Join

Toro announces 2019 Super Bowl Sports Turf Training Program

September 14, 2018

The Toro Company is pleased to announce the 18th annual Toro Super Bowl Sports Turf Training Program. In January 2019, one lucky turfgrass science student will travel to Atlanta, Georgia,

New turf in nation’s capital

September 11, 2018

The opening of the new 20,000-capacity Audi Field built specifically for Major League Soccer’s DC United caught my eye last summer. Naturally I was curious about the grass and discovered

Warm and wet conditions favor denitrification

September 11, 2018

From September 6 turfiNfo, University of Nebraska-Lincoln: Heavy rainfall across much of Eastern Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois, and Wisconsin has completely saturated most soils. Mix the wet, anaerobic soil conditions with