Industry News

Deadline to submit presentations for STMA 2019 Conference is Friday

March 27, 2018

The deadline to submit a presentation for consideration for STMA’s 2019 Conference is Friday, March 30! The 2019 Conference will be held January 22-25 in Phoenix, Arizona. Please take a few

Personal memoir from Mike Hebrard

March 27, 2018

Some of us entered into the athletic field industry in different, unconventional ways, or so it seems to me. Here’s my story: After graduating from Portland State University and spending most

Turface Athletics and ABCA honor field maintenance winners

March 27, 2018

Turface Athletics, in partnership with the American Baseball Coaches Association, announced the four winners of the 2017 Field Maintenance Awards and Scholarships. For over a decade, Turface has partnered with the

Summertime fertilizer ban remains in place after turf groups pressure leaders

March 20, 2018

A literal turf war over a 2011 fertilizer ordinance fizzled out after Manatee County (FL) commissioners narrowly decided not to change the rule. The way the ordinance is now, and how

Summertime fertilizer ban remains in place after turf groups pressure leaders

March 20, 2018

A literal turf war over a 2011 fertilizer ordinance fizzled out after Manatee County (FL) commissioners narrowly decided not to change the rule. The way the ordinance is now, and how

When soil testing, the trends can be more informative than the values

March 20, 2018

Last fall Dr. Travis Shaddox, Assistant Professor with the University of Florida, begin a turf fertility presentation with a question about human blood pressure. It was an odd way to

When soil testing, the trends can be more informative than the values

March 20, 2018

Last fall Dr. Travis Shaddox, Assistant Professor with the University of Florida, begin a turf fertility presentation with a question about human blood pressure. It was an odd way to

NY county to charge for using parks

March 20, 2018

Nassau County (NY) Executive Laura Curran has begun charging thousands of dollars in fees to youth Little Leagues and other community sports organizations that traditionally play for free in county

NY county to charge for using parks

March 20, 2018

Nassau County (NY) Executive Laura Curran has begun charging thousands of dollars in fees to youth Little Leagues and other community sports organizations that traditionally play for free in county

Poll finds outdoor power equipment mis-fueling increasing

March 20, 2018

Americans are increasingly unsure about how to properly fuel outdoor power equipment and other non-road engine products like boats, snowmobiles and generators, and mis-fueling is occurring at increasing rates, says