Industry News

Protective Life Stadium will have turf with option for sod over artificial surface

May 28, 2020

By Howard Koplowitz, Birmingham Real-Time News  The future home of the UAB Blazers will be outfitted with artificial turf that can have sod laid over it after the BJCC board of

Route to Recovery interview with John Watt, CSFM (video)

May 27, 2020

John Watt, CSFM, director of fields and grounds for North Kansas City School District in Kansas City, Mo., recently joined John Kmitta, associate publisher/editorial brand director of SportsField Management,to discuss fields

STMA student members seeking internships

May 27, 2020

STMA’s student members are seeking internships. Many have been cancelled due to university policies, facilities closing and the inability to travel. As your sports facilities reopen and you are allowed

Navigating the COVID-19 pandemic as a sports field manager

May 27, 2020

The latest DuraEdge Blog shares insight and advice for navigating the COVID-19 pandemic as a sports field manager. The coronavirus pandemic is unprecedented in our country and industry.  Around the country there

Warm weather means more ticks

May 27, 2020

Written by Susan Himes, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service As the warm weather draws more and more people outdoors, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts want people to be aware of

STMA welcomes two Australian organizations to International Affiliate Organization Program

May 19, 2020

Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) announced the addition of two organizations, the Australian Sports Turf Managers Association (ASTMA) and Sports Turf Australia (STA), to its International Affiliate Organization Program. Formed in

Route to Recovery interview with Chris McGinty (video)

May 19, 2020

Chris McGinty, superintendent of parks maintenance and cemeteries, City of Framingham, Mass., and vice president of the New England Sports Turf Managers Association (NESTMA), recently joined John Kmitta, associate publisher/editorial

Montana State University begins construction on Bobcat Athletic Complex

May 19, 2020

Construction is beginning on Montana State University’s Bobcat Athletic Complex, a donor-funded $18 million addition to the north end of Bobcat Stadium that will become the new home of the

STMA releases video celebrating its members

May 19, 2020

To celebrate how the profession has come together, STMA recently released a video that highlights how members are dedicated to working safely and preparing for the return of sports. 

STMA webinar on topdressing to be held May 19

May 15, 2020

The STMA May webinar will be held live on YouTube, Tuesday, May 19 at 7 a.m. EST. The webinar, titled “Topdressing Sports Fields: What’s Right for Your Facility?” is presented by