Industry News

Kubota’s “Hometown Proud” $100,000 grant program accepting applications

March 15, 2021

Kubota Tractor Corporation announced a first-ever community revitalization grant program, “Hometown Proud,” and is calling on all cities, towns, municipalities and nonprofits to submit an application for a chance to

Kansas City Chiefs stadium naming rights deal announced

March 15, 2021

The international law firm Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP) advised firm client GEHA (Government Employees Health Association, Inc., pronounced G.E.H.A.) in a naming rights deal with the Kansas City Chiefs

Upcoming Irrigation Association webinar

March 9, 2021

The Irrigation Association (IA) will host a webinar titled “From Irrigation to Water Management” on Tuesday, March 16 from 2-3 p.m. EST. The webinar will be presented by D.J. Seeger of

SFMA board engages membership in name exploration

March 9, 2021

For several years, SFMA Boards of Directors have been discussing how the word “turf” has been taken over by the synthetic industry. That prompted a focused effort three years ago

Murphy appointed to Ralph Geiger Chair in Turfgrass Science at Rutgers

March 9, 2021

The Rutgers University Board of Governors appointed professor James A. Murphy, one of the nation’s top scientists in turfgrass management, to the Ralph Geiger Chair in Turfgrass Science. Murphy is renowned

New guide available to validate environmental stewardship

March 4, 2021

For more than a year, SFMA has dedicated resources to developing Best Management Practices for the Sports Field Manager: A Professional Guide for Environmental Sports Field Management. This project will be

SFMA recognizes its scholarship winners

March 4, 2021

SFMA announced the 2020 SAFE Scholarship winners. They are as follows: Graduate Scholarship recipients: Dr. James Watson Graduate Scholarship – Rhys Fielder, University of Tennessee/KnoxvilleJames Watson Graduate Scholarship – Shehbaz Singh, Oklahoma

Select NCS4 training courses available in a live virtual format

March 4, 2021

The NCS4 is currently offering three safety and security courses in a live virtual format. Each DHS/FEMA-funded course has been converted from the original in-person format into a virtual format

2021 MSU Turfgrass Research Field Day

March 4, 2021

The 2021 Mississippi State University Turfgrass Research Field Day is tentatively scheduled for September 23 in Starkville. The event will feature developments in turf breeding, cultural management, weed control and

SFMA introduces Sports Field Management Certificate course

March 2, 2021

Promote enrolling in SFMA’s Sports Field Management Certificate course to high school students in your area. This free self-paced training provides continuing education opportunities for anyone who has not been