Industry News

New STMA Board now in place

February 6, 2018

The 2018 STMA Board of Directors officially took office during the association’s annual meeting on Thursday, January 18. The elections were held electronically in November to mid-December. Sarah Martin, CSFM, and

Jury awards Little Leaguer $1.7M in suit against borough, athletic associations

February 6, 2018

A 14-year-old Pittsburgh boy who sustained permanent brain damage during a Little League game on the day before his 12th birthday recently won a $1.7 million settlement against a borough and two

Research shows drones could help crop management take off

November 21, 2017

Unmanned aerial systems (UAS), commonly referred to as drones, could help farmers determine if their crop is growing satisfactorily, according to a recent study conducted by University of Tennessee Institute

Pitch Management – interview with sports field coordinator Justin Lang

November 21, 2017

In her latest industry interview, Sporting Venue Business’s Katie McIntyre hears insights from Melbourne & Olympic Park’s Sports Field Coordinator overseeing AAMI Park and the associated training fields, Justin Lang,

Sports tourism pays off for Myrtle Beach

November 21, 2017

Most visitors to Grand Strand might look forward to its flashier attractions: the blinking carnival rides at Family Kingdom or the pocket of late-night clubs at Broadway at the Beach. But

Rethinking legacy for host cities: The dawn of a new era

November 21, 2017

The new major event hosting model risks leaving cities with no built legacy, so they must look elsewhere to extend the benefits that derive from hosting events. A new report

T-shirts support disabled vets, military families

November 14, 2017

There is always room in the drawer for another cool t-shirt. That’s what Project EverGreen and Nufarm are counting on as they offer special edition “A Greener Call of Duty”

Turf students install a new irrigation system on campus

November 14, 2017

Students in Delaware Valley University’s turf management program had some hands-on experience while improving their campus in Doylestown, PA October 26 when DelVal students in the Irrigation Technology class installed a

Toro announces 2018 Super Bowl Sports Turfgrass Training Program winner

November 14, 2017

The Toro Company has announced this year’s winner of the annual Toro Super Bowl* Sports Turfgrass Training Program. Blake Bernstein, a sports turf management major at Mount San Antonio College,

SAFE needs auction/raffle items

November 14, 2017

The STMA Conference is the main fundraising opportunity for The SAFE Foundation, STMA’s charity. SAFE holds several events during the conference: a golf tournament, bowling match, live auction, silent auction