Industry News

New England SFMA’s Fall Workshop Oct 10

September 18, 2018

NESFMA’s Fall Workshop, October 10 at University of Rhode Island, is a great opportunity for members to connect and learn the latest about sports turf management in New England. Join

New turf in nation’s capital

September 11, 2018

The opening of the new 20,000-capacity Audi Field built specifically for Major League Soccer’s DC United caught my eye last summer. Naturally I was curious about the grass and discovered

Warm and wet conditions favor denitrification

September 11, 2018

From September 6 turfiNfo, University of Nebraska-Lincoln: Heavy rainfall across much of Eastern Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois, and Wisconsin has completely saturated most soils. Mix the wet, anaerobic soil conditions with

2-minute tip from SFMA on engaging public via social media

September 11, 2018

Social media has proven time and time again to be a tool to use within your organization. Read about how you can turn a negative circumstance into a positive situation

SFMA member Art Goodhind honored by public works association

September 11, 2018

Art Goodhind was recently named Professional Manager of the Year – Facilities and Grounds by the American Public Works Association. Art is Supervisor of the Land Facilities and Natural Resources

Send in Your Submission to the Innovative Awards!

September 4, 2018

As a sign of appreciation and acknowledgement, SFMA’s Innovative Awards Task Group developed a program to recognize SFMA commercial member companies that improves the sports turf management profession. Don’t miss

Conference Hotel Rooms are Open!

September 4, 2018

The host hotel for the 2019 SFMA Conference will be the Hyatt Regency Phoenix with a rate of $179 a night for Single/Double rooms and $199 for Triple rooms. The

Updated Guide to Synthetic and Natural Turfgrass for Sports Fields

September 4, 2018

SFMA 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

“We Care A Lot About Our Fields”

September 4, 2018

“Caring and consistency are the secrets to producing fields worthy of Field of the Year,” says Frank Falls, CSFM, who is with the Clover School District (CSD) in Clover, SC.

SFMA Speaks to STMs in Santiago

September 4, 2018

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