Industry News

Field maintenance contract available from The Woodlands, TX

September 17, 2019

The Woodlands (TX) Township is now accepting bids for sports field maintenance from 2020 to 2022. The Woodlands Township is seeking qualified Sports Turf Management Contractors to maintain 21 natural turf

Field maintenance contract available from The Woodlands, TX

September 17, 2019

The Woodlands (TX) Township is now accepting bids for sports field maintenance from 2020 to 2022. The Woodlands Township is seeking qualified Sports Turf Management Contractors to maintain 21 natural turf

Late summer turf issues

September 10, 2019

From Bill Kreuser and the Turf iNfo blog from University of Nebraska-Lincoln: The nights are getting cooler, the days shorter, students are back to school and football season has returned. While summer feels

Synthetic turf in the heat

September 10, 2019

From Frank Rossi, PhD, Cornell University, in his “ShortCutt” blog last month: Several images have been circulated on Twitter showing a handheld infra-red thermometer that reveal the disparity among pavement, natural turf and

STMA Conference registration opens October 1

September 10, 2019

Registration to the 2020 Conference in West Palm Beach, FL, opens next month. Don’t miss out! Learn best management practices from academics and industry experts through case studies, hands-on learning, traditional presentations and

Do you know this stadium?

September 10, 2019

The Sports Turf Managers Association Historical Committee is seeking information about the stadium featured in this photo. Please contact STMAinfo@STMA.org if you know the name, location, year or any other

Are you ready for a stadium evacuation?

September 7, 2019

When fans make the decision to attend an event there is an expectation for being entertained in a safe environment. In addition to a secure atmosphere, there are growing expectations about the competencies

Electrical safety before, during, and after disasters

September 7, 2019

From hurricanes to wildfires to tornadoes, disasters can leave facilities exposed to a range of safety issues. This roundtable with several industry experts from Eaton provides insight. Facility executives are faced with hundreds of decisions,

Can workplace surveillance methods discourage potential employees?

September 7, 2019

Nearly half (48%) of adults would be less likely to want to work for an organization if it was unclear about or unwilling to disclose the workplace surveillance methods they

Risk management training for interscholastic athletics

September 7, 2019

The National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4), in conjunction with DHS, FEMA, and Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service’s National Emergency Response and Recovery Training Center, have developed