Industry News

STMA kicks off 6th annual Mowing Patterns Contest

October 22, 2018

The Sports Turf Managers Association kicks off its sixth annual “Mowing Patterns Contest.” Members craft unique patterns for eligibility to win complimentary registration to the 2019 STMA Annual Conference in Phoenix.

Here’s what’s new at 2019 STMA Conference

October 16, 2018

NEW EVENT: Volunteer Field Rebuild, Monday, January 23, 1-6 pm.
 Come to Phoenix early! STMA has partnered with Project Evergreen to renovate a baseball field in Phoenix Parks Department. All

Removing snow from athletic fields

October 16, 2018

Believe it or not, winter is coming sooner than we’d like. This means it is time to start looking at what you can do NOW to prepare for winter weather

Preparing for the STMA Student Challenge

October 16, 2018

The Student Challenge is presented in partnership with the SAFE Foundation, Founding Partner Hunter Industries, and supporting sponsor Ewing. Each year students from 2-year and 4-year colleges and universities across

Davis Diamond named Turface Athletics/NFCA Field of the Year

October 16, 2018

Texas A&M softball’s state-of-the-art Davis Diamond was named the Turface Athletics/National Fastpitch Coaches Association Field of the Year, the NFCA Awards Committee announced Friday. The top stadiums in the nation were

New STMA bulletin available on best mowing practices

October 8, 2018

STMA is developing a series of bulletins addressing Best Management Practices (BMPs) that can be implemented at your facility to reduce your environmental impact. Mowing Best Management Practices addresses mowing

Washouts, football and concerts can’t keep Toyota Stadium from having a top playing surface

October 8, 2018

An article in sportsday.dallasnews.com by Jon Arnold quotes Allen Reed, CSFM, FC Dallas director of stadium grounds, and makes for an interesting read. After a long lightning delay last Saturday night,

October 15 deadline to apply for STMA awards, grants, scholarships

October 8, 2018

In college in a turfgrass management program? Submit for a SAFE Scholarship, including the Dr. Watson scholarships sponsored by The Toro Company. Worked as an intern last summer? Get reimbursed $1000

New Tottenham stadium features grow lights and two surfaces

October 8, 2018

According to tottenhamspur.com, the football club, in partnership with SGL, SCX and Hewitt Sportsturf, has developed a world-first integrated pitch grow lighting system that is now in operation at its

Free webinar: The Martian Meets MacGyver

October 4, 2018

Wednesday, October 10 “Begin with a problem and end with a solution.” – Stephen Hamilton

On Wednesday, October 10, Stephen Hamilton, Sports Complex Maintenance Coordinator for the City of Peoria Arizona will