Industry News

Bayer devotes funds to research glyphosate alternatives

July 1, 2019

Tim Loh, Naomi Kresge and Bloomberg, writing for Fortune, report that Bayer AG will pump about 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) of its research and development budget into alternatives to its weedkiller glyphosate over

NCS4 Best Practice: Pedestrian flow

July 1, 2019

According to the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security at the University of Southern Mississippi: The flow of patrons coming into and out of events is something to be carefully considered.

Protecting athletes and fans indoors

July 1, 2019

Flying balls, diving players, multiple games at once all led Cory Wonner, director of the Salem (OH) Community Center, to look for a way to protect both athletes and spectators at the center’s new indoor

SAFE seeks to fund research projects

June 27, 2019

The Foundation for Safer Athletic Fields for Everyone (SAFE) is seeking research projects to fund. Its Board of Trustees finalized its research program earlier this spring. To be considered, the proposal

Weather resources for turf managers

June 27, 2019

Thanks to Bill Kreuser, Assistant Professor and Turfgrass Extension Specialist, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, for sharing this info via the program’s Turf iNfo blog: Turf managers constantly keep a close eye on the

Is the surface part of why so many horses have died at Santa Anita?

June 27, 2019

According to an article by Joe Drape and Corina Knoll in the New York Times, even after Santa Anita Park reopened for racing for the first time in 3 weeks after the

Norman Goldenberg is TOCA Environmental Communicator of the Year

June 27, 2019

The Turf and Ornamental Communicators Association (TOCA) and Project EverGreen announce long-time green industry champion Norman Goldenberg as the recipient of the 2019 TOCA Environmental Communicator of the Year Award. The award, which recognizes individuals

Disease pressure climbs with warming temperatures

June 24, 2019

From the June 20 Turf iNfo blog from University of Nebraska-Lincoln: The recent wet weather and hot temperatures in the forecast have us thinking about turf disease. The Smith-Kerns Dollar Spot model is

The Fourth Annual STMA Stars and Stripes Contest continues!

June 24, 2019

Entries have spanned the country from Corvallis, OR to the Sunshine State since we first launched this patriotic competition, says the STMA. Entries can be submitted by clicking HERE through

Personal Rootzone: Heat stress

June 24, 2019

This month’s “Personal Rootzone” is from Susan Haddock, UF/IFAS Extension, Commercial Horticulture and Integrated Pest Management, Hillsborough County (FL): Heat stress can be a major concern for outdoor workers, especially during the summer months.