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South Carolina has to resod after JayZ Beyonce show

August 28, 2018

According to the Associated Press, South Carolina is fully replacing its football field less than a week before the season opener after hosting a Jay-Z and Beyonce concert. Crews trucked in

Polimer elected NESTMA President

August 21, 2018

The nominating committee announced the results of the 2018-19 elections at the New England STMA Summer Field Day on August 8 and Ben Polimer took over as NESTMA President. The

10th annual Southeast Regional Sportsturf Conference and Trade Show

August 21, 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

Dog days and cool-season grass

August 21, 2018

From Jim Murphy’s Cool-season lawn struggling to grow in shallow soil on a south-facing slope during dog days. According to Merriam-Webster, dog days is the period between early July and early

Free STMA webinar tomorrow on discussing pesticides with users

August 21, 2018

Use of pesticides on cool- and warm-season athletic fields has faced increased scrutiny in recent years. On Wednesday, August 22 at 2:30 pm ET, Dr. Jim Brosnan from University of

Razorbacks returning to natural turf in 2019

August 14, 2018

According to a report by Tom Murphy in, the Arkansas Razorbacks will return to natural grass in 2019 after playing a 10th year on their current artificial turf surface

Packers have new turf at Lambeau Field

August 14, 2018

Wes Hodkiewicz from provides details on the team’s new turf before its first pre-season game: While it might not be visible to the naked eye, a new playing surface awaits

New Mexico U study says synthetic turf doesn’t save watering costs

August 14, 2018

According to a report from Kyle Hanson, KVIA News, El Paso TX, many cities and school districts across the Borderland have been replacing natural grass fields with artificial turf to

Infographics that promote benefits of turfgrass from STMA

August 14, 2018

How does turfgrass benefit the environment? How do Integrated Pest Management (IPM) practices contribute to safe athletic fields? STMA has developed 4 infographics for you to promote at your facility

Nominations for STMA Board positions close September 1

August 7, 2018

Share your vision for the STMA by becoming part of its leadership team. The STMA Nominating committee is soliciting interest from voting members for the 2019 Board of Directors. The positions