Industry News

OPEI warns about new EPA rule expanding E15 sales

March 19, 2019

The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), an international trade association representing small engine, utility vehicle, and outdoor power equipment manufacturers and suppliers, issues the following statement in response to publication

Electrocution is no joke

March 19, 2019

Last October, a 12-year-old was electrocuted and killed at a Georgia athletic complex when reaching for a ball he touched a fence that was “live” due to a nearby electrical

News from NESFMA

March 13, 2019

More than 120 New England SFMA members attended its Annual Meeting and Lunch held March 6 in Providence, RI. President Ben Polimer provided a “Year in Review”; education committee member

Submit a presentation for SFMA’s 2020 Conference

March 12, 2019

SFMA’s Call for Presentations for the 2020 Conference is now open. The 2020 Conference will be held January 13-16 in West Palm Beach, FL. Share your ideas and expertise by

MTSD groundskeeper brings NFL, MLB experience to the field

March 12, 2019

According to a post by Madeline Clark for www.miltonindependent.com there’s a new groundskeeper at Milton Town (VT) School District, but it’s far from his first rodeo maintaining athletic greens. John

Open space plan sparks fight

March 12, 2019

According to the website www.ARLnow.com Arlington, VA’s lengthy, detailed public space planning documents might seem dry and technical at first glance, but an impending update to those plans has sparked

2019 South Carolina SFMA Winter Meeting March 20

March 12, 2019

March 20, 2019 The Citadel University, Charleston, SC Presenters include Dr. JC Chong, Clemson University, on Insect Damage to Sports Turf, and Dr. Jeff Higgins, Simplot, on “Everything you Ever Wanted to

Environmental infographics to share with non-turf people

March 6, 2019

The Sports Turf Managers Association’s Environmental Committee has created two environmental infographic tools that are designed to provide easy-to-consume information to non-technical audiences. The goal is to communicate the care

Snow in Cactus League new one for Bossard

March 6, 2019

“It’s hard to shock the Sodfather,” Paul Sullivan writes in the Chicago Tribune. “A snowy start to the Cactus League was a 1st for Roger Bossard.” White Sox head groundskeeper Roger Bossard,

Mercedes-Benz Stadium to be first to go cashless

March 6, 2019

According to an article by Eric Mandel in the Atlanta Business Chronicle, Mercedes-Benz Stadium is set to become the first US sports stadium to implement a completely cashless transaction model.