Industry News

Dan Salois elected president of NTA

November 30, 2021

In a vote of the Board of Directors of the Northwest Turfgrass Association (NTA) at the conclusion of the recent NTA Conference, Dan Salois of Pullman was elected president of

Sports Turf Company celebrates 30 years

November 24, 2021

Sports Turf Company is celebrating 30 years as a leader in athletic construction for natural grass and artificial turf fields, running tracks and tennis courts. Sports Turf Company holds more

STC announces new board of directors

November 24, 2021

The Synthetic Turf Council (STC) announced its 2021-2022 Board of Directors at its annual membership meeting, October 18-20, 2021 in Tucson, Ariz. For the 2021-2022 term, the board officers include Chairman

European Standards committee to develop new standard for synthetic turf sports surfaces

November 24, 2021

Recognizing the increasing regulatory focus on the environmental and sustainability properties of synthetic turf sports surfaces, the European Standards committee CEN TC 217 WG6 agreed to develop a new standard

TPI 2022 International Education Conference and Field Day

November 22, 2021

Turfgrass Producers International (TPI) is gearing up for its annual International Education Conference & Field Day for 2022 (San Diego, Calif., Feb. 14-17, 2022). Attendees will enjoy new experiences, such as

Virginia Turfgrass Council Landscape/Turfgrass Short Course

November 22, 2021

Registration for the 2021 Virginia Turfgrass Council Landscape/Turfgrass Short Course is now open. It will be held December 7-9 at the Belmont Recreation Center (1600 Hilliard Road, Henrico, VA 23228). Topics

Hunter Industries celebrates 40 years

November 22, 2021

Hunter Industries celebrated its 40th anniversary on November 15. More than 1,210 contractors, specifiers, distributors, and other green industry pros risked their coins for a chance to win a classic

SubAir Systems and Soil Scout announce partnership

November 16, 2021

U.S.-based SubAir Sports Systems announced a partnership with wireless underground soil moisture sensor startup Soil Scout to give turf managers unprecedented control over their operations and turf with automated subsurface

John Deere continues support of National Mall

November 16, 2021

John Deere partnered with the Trust for the National Mall to support events on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., including this month’s Veterans Day ceremonies commemorating the hardworking men

NC State Turfgrass releases Lobo Zoysiagrass

November 16, 2021

North Carolina State University’s Turfgrass Breeding and Genetics program, under the direction of Dr. Susana Milla-Lewis, released Lobo Zoysiagrass (experimental name XZ 14069). Researchers selected Lobo from hundreds of nurserymates