Industry News

Version 3.0 of STMA Environmental Certification program coming

October 15, 2019

The STMA Environmental Committee is working on version 3.0 of the facility certification program. It should be ready for testing in early 2020 with a full-scale rollout in late spring

Free webinars from STMA

October 15, 2019

The 2020 STMA Conference Education Program is packed full of exciting and informative presentations. This year speakers have volunteered to present short, 15-30 minute webinars prior to the conference as

Michigan State Turf School 2019

October 15, 2019

December 16-19, 2019, Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, 219 S Harrison Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824 The MSU Turf School is an intensive course designed to teach the basics of turfgrass science

Less expensive hotel for students at STMA Conference

October 15, 2019

The student hotel is now available and will be the Hampton Inn with single and double rooms with a rate of $175. Hampton Inn West Palm Beach Central Airport 1601 Worthington Road West Palm

STMA Conference registration opens

October 8, 2019

Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) – the professional organization for 2,700 men and women who manage sports fields worldwide – will host its 31st annual Conference & Exhibition January 13-16,

John Kinkead, turf equipment pioneer, passes

October 8, 2019

John Kinkead, Sr., the longtime head of Minneapolis-based Turfco Manufacturing and one of the golf course and turf management industry’s all-time great innovators, died on Tuesday, Oct. 1. He was 89 years

Mid-fall turf tips

October 8, 2019

From Bill Kreuser via the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Turf iNfo blog: October is an important time of the year for turf maintenance. It’s a time to recover from summer and prepare for winter

Get involved with SAFE

October 8, 2019

SAFE, STMA’s charity, conducts a variety of fundraising activities during the STMA Conference to raise funds for scholarship, education, outreach and research. The continued success of these fundraisers is credited toward the generous

Safety measures must improve before Iowa plays another Cy-Hawk game, UI president says

October 4, 2019

According to an article by Marissa Payne, Editor-in-Chief of the Daily Iowan, University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld questioned whether the UI should play the rivalry-series game in the future pending improvements to

Safety measures must improve before Iowa plays another Cy-Hawk game, UI president says

October 4, 2019

According to an article by Marissa Payne, Editor-in-Chief of the Daily Iowan, University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld questioned whether the UI should play the rivalry-series game in the future pending improvements to