Industry News

SRP Park wins honor

October 2, 2018

For 19 straight years, has presented it Ballpark of the Year honor to the new or remodeled baseball stadium with the best combination of site selection, exterior appearance, architectural

Many Atlanta area schools fail to test for safety of artificial turf

September 27, 2018

According to a report by Dale Russell for Fox5 Atlanta, he found many local school systems are not conducting safety tests on their synthetic fields. “We surveyed metro area high

2018 STC membership meeting October 22-24 in Cleveland

September 27, 2018

The 2018 Annual Membership Meeting of the Synthetic Turf Council will attract over 200 industry leaders and feature exceptional networking, Exhibitor Showcase with tabletop displays, and unmatched education with 3-track

STMA updates Guide to Synthetic and Natural Turfgrass for Sports Fields

September 27, 2018

STMA has prepared this Guide to provide basic information about the selection and maintenance of synthetic turf and natural turfgrass fields. Now in its fourth edition, the Guide provides information

Maine college golf goes artificial turf

September 27, 2018

Larry Mahoney of the Bangor Daily News reports that the Husson University men’s and women’s teams have something most or none of their New England counterparts possess. Husson recently unveiled

Pamela Sherratt on organic fertilizers

September 25, 2018

From the October SportsTurf “Q and A” column: Q: I’m curious on your thoughts about the rate and use of an organic fertilizer on football fields? A: The term “organic fertilizer” refers

Disease ravaging perennial ryegrass and bluegrass

September 25, 2018

From the September 21 Turf iNfo, the University of Nebraska’s blog: We have received numerous reports from golf courses of severely thinning and dead turfgrass following the record rains in early

STMA Board member Appelfeller speaks in Chile

September 25, 2018

On August 31, Weston Appelfeller, CSFM, STMA board member and Director of Grounds for the Columbus Crew SC, presented to nearly 100 field managers in Santiago, Chile. He spoke about

10th annual Southeast Regional SportsTurf Conference and Trade Show

September 25, 2018

WHEN: November 11-14, 2018 WHERE: DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Myrtle Beach Oceanfront WHY: Learn time and money-saving techniques; build supplier relationships; see latest industry research and intelligence; get fresh ideas; and see

Fall seeding tips

September 18, 2018

From Turf iNfo and Bill Kreuser, assistant professor and turfgrass Extension specialist, University of Nebraska-Lincoln: Fall is time to seed cool-season turfgrasses. It’s ideal because the air temperature and humidity are