Industry News

Working in the heat can be dangerous

July 23, 2019

Thanks to the University of Nebraska’s Roch Gaussoin, Professor and Extension Turfgrass Specialist, for compiling this list from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Heat-Related Illness: Heat-Related Illnesses Heat Stroke WHAT TO LOOK

Longtime groundskeeper Kenny Magner honored by International League

July 23, 2019

Reporting for WTKR, Norfolk, VA Adam Winkler says the 2019 recipient of the Spirit of the International League Award is long-time Norfolk Tides head groundskeeper Kenny Magner. The award, created

Andrew Miller wins SFMA Stars and Stripes Contest

July 17, 2019

The Sports Turf Managers Association has declared Andrew Miller the winner of its ‘Stars and Stripes’ Contest. Miller is the program advisor for the Brentsville HS turfgrass management program in Nokesville, VA. With

Summer aeration/cultivation/venting

July 16, 2019

From Dr. Jim Murphy on the Rutgers TurfBlog: Aeration during the summer can be a helpful practice but does need some caution. Many turf managers performing mid-season aeration on putting greens will be

Free pest management webinar from SFMA

July 16, 2019

SFMA is offering free access to the 2019 SFMA Conference presentation of “Strategies for Discussing Pest Management” presented by Jim Brosnan, Ph.D. The Webinar: Dr. Brosnan sheds light on the most effective strategies for discussing the

How to protect pollinators in urban landscapes and gardens

July 16, 2019

David Smitley, Michigan State University Extension, Department of Entomology, has produced a new 2019 update now available for the most complete guide to protecting pollinators while gardening, growing flowers or managing trees, shrubs or

SiteOne hosting Women in the Green Industry Conference

July 16, 2019

SiteOne Landscape Supply is growing the profession by hosting the 23rd annual Women in the Green Industry Conference (WIGI), this year held in Tucson, Arizona, Sept. 19-22, 2019. Registration is

Still time to vote in Stars and Stripes Contest

July 12, 2019

It’s coming down to the wire! Voting for the Stars & Stripes Contest closes Sunday, be sure to vote for your favorite before then. Click HERE to cast your vote,

Football field irrigation options

July 9, 2019

By Heath Traver, CIC, CLIA One of the great American pastimes is gathering together around the TV on game day to watch our favorite teams gear up and play football. There are a

West Virginia complex goes natural

July 9, 2019

An interesting report by Derek Redd for HD Media out of Charleston, WV, details very well the challenges that go with opening natural grass fields at a busy sports complex: For