Industry News

Control of prostrate knotweed (and crabgrass?) with preemergence herbicides this fall

October 22, 2019

Dr. Roch Gaussoin from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln posted on the Turf iNfo blog: Prostrate knotweed is a summer annual broadleaf weed that typically begins germinating in February in Nebraska. The weed

Protecting stadiums from elements, wear and tear

October 22, 2019

From Facility Executive: Large crowds and the elements can make any sport played in a stadium that much more exciting. But after the season ends, the wear and tear that

How street protests have changed the climate debate

October 22, 2019

In an article for Bloomberg, Jeremy Hodges reported about climate change protests around the world: From Swedish teens skipping school to picket their parliament, to protesters dousing Wall Street’s iconic “Charging Bull” sculpture with

NorCal STMA November 6 in Meadow Vista Park

October 22, 2019

NorCal STMA November 6 in Meadow Vista Park Looking for a slower day after the summer rush? Look no further; our Fall Field Day is just around the corner. The theme this

Version 3.0 of STMA Environmental Certification program coming

October 15, 2019

The STMA Environmental Committee is working on version 3.0 of the facility certification program. It should be ready for testing in early 2020 with a full-scale rollout in late spring

Free webinars from STMA

October 15, 2019

The 2020 STMA Conference Education Program is packed full of exciting and informative presentations. This year speakers have volunteered to present short, 15-30 minute webinars prior to the conference as

Michigan State Turf School 2019

October 15, 2019

December 16-19, 2019, Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, 219 S Harrison Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824 The MSU Turf School is an intensive course designed to teach the basics of turfgrass science

Less expensive hotel for students at STMA Conference

October 15, 2019

The student hotel is now available and will be the Hampton Inn with single and double rooms with a rate of $175. Hampton Inn West Palm Beach Central Airport 1601 Worthington Road West Palm

STMA Conference registration opens

October 8, 2019

Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) – the professional organization for 2,700 men and women who manage sports fields worldwide – will host its 31st annual Conference & Exhibition January 13-16,

John Kinkead, turf equipment pioneer, passes

October 8, 2019

John Kinkead, Sr., the longtime head of Minneapolis-based Turfco Manufacturing and one of the golf course and turf management industry’s all-time great innovators, died on Tuesday, Oct. 1. He was 89 years