Industry News

Real-time venue management system debuts in Santa Clara

October 25, 2018

According to an article by Tim Newcomb of forbes.com, the San Francisco 49ers have a new system at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara that can alert operations staff of problems

California facility might save $60K in 1st year with solar panels

October 25, 2018

According to a report from Jeong Park of the Orange County Register, Ladera Ranch (CA) is putting hundreds of solar panels in Cox Sports Park, cutting the facility’s electricity bill

Fears emerge in Europe over absence of recycling plan for 3G pitches

October 25, 2018

According to The Telegraph.co.uk, new fears have emerged about the environmental toll of 3G pitches on generations to come, with a television documentary having revealed that there is no viable

STMA kicks off 6th annual Mowing Patterns Contest

October 23, 2018

The Sports Turf Managers Association kicks off its sixth annual “Mowing Patterns Contest.” Members craft unique patterns for eligibility to win complimentary registration to the 2019 STMA Annual Conference in Phoenix.

Snow mold and winterkill avoidance

October 23, 2018

From Bill Kreuser at the University of Nebraska via TurfiNfo blog: Many turf managers started thinking about pink snow mold (aka Microdochium patch) after the brief winter weather that blanketed parts

Volunteer for Project EverGreen field rebuild at STMA Conference

October 23, 2018

STMA has partnered with Project Evergreen to renovate Lindo Park, which is City of Phoenix park. The rebuild will take place in advance of the conference on Mon., Jan. 21,

Diamondbacks installing synthetic grass at Chase Field

October 23, 2018

The Arizona Diamondbacks are going synthetic in 2019. In a press release, president and CEO Derrick Hall said, “Our Baseball Operations staff has completed extensive research, including site visits and

STMA kicks off 6th annual Mowing Patterns Contest

October 22, 2018

The Sports Turf Managers Association kicks off its sixth annual “Mowing Patterns Contest.” Members craft unique patterns for eligibility to win complimentary registration to the 2019 STMA Annual Conference in Phoenix.

Here’s what’s new at 2019 STMA Conference

October 16, 2018

NEW EVENT: Volunteer Field Rebuild, Monday, January 23, 1-6 pm.
 Come to Phoenix early! STMA has partnered with Project Evergreen to renovate a baseball field in Phoenix Parks Department. All

Removing snow from athletic fields

October 16, 2018

Believe it or not, winter is coming sooner than we’d like. This means it is time to start looking at what you can do NOW to prepare for winter weather