Industry News

STMA announces Mowing Patterns Contest winner

December 3, 2019

STMA named Andrew Miller, program advisor for the Brentsville High School (Nokesville, Va.) turfgrass management program, its seventh annual Mowing Patterns Contest winner.  Miller was selected via a Facebook voting contest

Doosan Bobcat to acquire Bob-Cat Mowers, and the Steiner and Ryan grounds care brands

December 3, 2019

Doosan Bobcat Inc. announced plans to acquire the assets of the Bob-Cat Mowers, and the Steiner and Ryan brands of ground care equipment from Schiller Grounds Care, Inc. The transaction

STMA Conference pre-registration deadline is coming

December 3, 2019

The pre-registration deadline for the 31st Annual STMA Conference and Exhibition is Jan. 3. STMA’s Annual Conference and Exhibition allows members to share information with other successful members of the sports field

NorCal STMA to host board meeting and educational forum

December 3, 2019

The NorCal Sports Turf Managers Association will hold its annual board meeting and educational forum December 10 at the Tracy, Calif., City Hall.  Dr. Ali Harivandi will speak about how to

Synthetic Turf Council elects new board of directors

November 27, 2019

The Synthetic Turf Council (STC) announced its new board of directors at its annual membership meeting in San Antonio, Texas. For the 2019-2020 term, the board officers include Chairman Laith Ross,

NFL analytics competition to examine the effects of playing on synthetic turf

November 27, 2019

The fifth annual NFL 1st and Future competition, in collaboration with the University of Miami, will take place at the Miami Beach Convention Center on January 31, 2020, two days

Presentation at STMA Conference to help avoid pitfalls with synthetic turf specifications

November 27, 2019

Dave Anderson PE, DA Hogan & Associates Inc., and Andrew McNitt, Ph.D., Penn State University will present an education session titled “Avoiding Pitfalls with Synthetic Turf Specifications and Project Management”

STC issues statement on PFAS issue

November 27, 2019

In response to a recent article about hazardous PFAS chemicals in synthetic turf, the Synthetic Turf Council (STC) issued the following statement: A recent story published by The Intercept, a decidedly

MSU Turf School 2019 announced

November 25, 2019

The Michigan State University (MSU) Turf School is an intensive course designed to teach the basics of turfgrass science as well as the practical techniques of managing turfgrass. The school

SubAir Sport System installed in Louisville’s new Lynn Family Stadium

November 25, 2019

When the new 11,000-plus-seat Lynn Family Stadium in Louisville, Ky., opens next year, it will have two new occupants: The Louisville City Football Club of the USL Championship soccer league