Industry News

Got seedheads?

June 12, 2018

Aaron Hathaway, Kevin Frank and others have been evaluating different products and different application timings for seedhead suppression for about 20 years at the Michigan State University Hancock Turfgrass Research

STMA Summer Webinar series announced

June 12, 2018

STMA is hosting three webinars this summer that focus on safer sports fields: July 2, July 10 and Aug. 13, featuring Dr. Gerald Henry, Dr. Andy McNitt, and Dr. Jim

Survey says safety concerns behind dwindling football participation

June 12, 2018

The Minneapolis Star Tribune recently surveyed football coaches around the state and more than half said their program is seeing a decline in participation. Safety issues were cited most often,

Wagering as easy as buying groceries

June 12, 2018

According to a story in USA Today, sports betting might soon bring gambling offices across the US. You will be able to wager as easily as buying groceries. Read it here

City raises fees for sports fields

June 5, 2018

According to an article by Christina Cox in the Moorpark (CA) Acorn, the youth sports teams in Moorpark will pay more to use city fields starting this summer, now that

Invest 2 hours and achieve STMA environmental certification

June 5, 2018

Sports turf managers have long been known for their careful management of sports fields to protect the environment. Your work involves using best management practices for field maintenance. Thus, your

The Grass Is Always Greener At The Baseball Field

June 5, 2018

National Public Radio’s Scott Detrow interviews Washington Nationals director of field operations John Turnour. Read or listen to it here

$70 million doesn’t buy what it used to

June 5, 2018

According to a local NBC affiliate, McKinney (TX) ISD says they don’t know when their new $70 million stadium and event center will open after several cracks have been found

How much fertilizer are you removing from your turf?

May 29, 2018

Bill Kreuser, Assistant Professor and Turfgrass Extension Specialist at University of Nebraska-Lincoln, discusses nutrient loss during mowing and hollow-tine aeration for the university’s Turf iNfo service. Read it all here

Safe standing section first in England

May 29, 2018

According to a report in Sports Venue Business, local and national media flocked to the Montgomery Waters Meadow to see the section, which has been installed in the Salop Leisure