Industry News

NALP announces new 2020-21 board of directors

July 28, 2020

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP), announced its 2020-21 board of directors, their terms beginning at the October board of directors meeting.  The board of directors will be led by

Briggs & Stratton enters into sale agreement and initiates voluntary reorganization under Chapter 11

July 28, 2020

Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE: BGG) announced July 20 it has entered into a definitive stock and asset purchase agreement with KPS Capital Partners, LP (KPS), which has more than

Overhead view of ballfield in Denver

An Ever-Evolving Roller Coaster for Parks and Recreation Sports Field Managers

July 22, 2020

Across all industries, essential personnel have been navigating their way through the COVID-19 pandemic. Evolving practices, working longer hours and taking on new responsibilities has been the norm, and despite

ASBA cancels in-person Technical Meeting; planning virtual options

July 21, 2020

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the American Sports Builders Association (ASBA), the national organization for builders and suppliers of materials for athletic facilities, has made the difficult decision to

NALP hosts small ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery

July 21, 2020

For nearly a quarter of a century, landscape and lawn care professionals have gathered together at Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) for Renewal & Remembrance, the largest day of service in

MLB allows on-field advertising in pandemic-shortened season

July 21, 2020

Major League Baseball is adding on-field advertising this season, both real and virtual. Allowed locations include the back of the pitcher’s mound, behind home plate, on tarps in the stands and

STMA July webinar to be held July 21

July 20, 2020

The July STMA webinar will be live on YouTube, Tuesday, July 21 at 7 a.m. EST. The webinar, titled “More Pop per Drop” is presented by Bryan Hopkins, Ph.D., professor,

SAFE’s research initiative

July 14, 2020

The Foundation for Safer Athletic Fields for Everyone (SAFE) is executing its second cycle of funding for research projects. Due to a generous donation from the North Carolina STMA, SAFE

IA announces annual award recipients

July 14, 2020

The Irrigation Association (IA) kicked off Smart Irrigation Month by announcing the recipients of its annual awards. These awards honor those who have made significant contributions to the irrigation industry,

Two new webinars, en Espanol, added to STMA.org

July 14, 2020

Two new webinars, in Spanish, have been added to STMA.org. Dr. Kyley Dickson, University of Tennessee, presented on behalf of STMA in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 2019; the sessions were presented in