Industry News

Drones’ capabilities grow for facility management

February 21, 2019

According to an article by Benjamin Freas in this month’s Facility Executive, while most drone use to date has been by hobbyists, but the ability to use drones for surveillance,

NRPA publishes guide for inclusion policies

February 19, 2019

The National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA) announced a best practice guide for park and recreation agencies to develop a formal inclusion policy. According to NRPA, just 2 in 5 agencies

Community support needed for AEDs

February 19, 2019

Following is a plea from Tim Colgan, Dillsburg, PA asking his community to fund AEDs for youth sports facilities. “Our community is quite fortunate to have so many vibrant and active

Scottish footballers want artificial surfaces banned

February 19, 2019

Scottish Premiership players want artificial surfaces banned in the top flight, according to PFA Scotland, in a report on www.bbc.com. A players union’ petition circulated around the other nine clubs

Tech is splitting US work force in two

February 19, 2019

A recent article by Eduardo Porter in the New York Times, “a small group of well-educated professionals enjoys rising wages, while most workers toil in low-wage jobs with few chances

Turfco’s founding family celebrates 100 years

February 12, 2019

Being in the same industry for 100 years is an achievement few family businesses can claim. From their grandfather who started National Mower Company in 1919, to the third generation

Biostimulant investment continues to soar

February 12, 2019

Robert Arnason writes on The Western Producer website about an article from Wired magazine that argues that farmers are overly dependent on synthetic fertilizers, which is why companies and scientists

Is the administration treating agriculture poorly?

February 12, 2019

An article by Ben Lilliston for the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) claims the US Dept of Agriculture is “an afterthought to the Trump administration, despite the crucial

2019 InterMountain STMA Chapter Conference Feb 21

February 12, 2019

Spence Eccles Field House on the campus of the University of Utah is the site for the 2019 InterMountain STMA chapter’s annual Conference, scheduled for Thursday, February 21, from 8:30

Texas Rangers’ new stadium will have synthetic turf

February 5, 2019

Evan Grant of the Dallas News reported that the Texas Rangers will open their new stadium—and it will have an artificial playing surface. Last week the club announced a decision to