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Kenneth Clayton joins UK Turfgrass Science program as Extension Associate

October 4, 2022

Kenneth Clayton has joined the University of Kentucky Turfgrass Science program as an Extension Associate. Clayton is a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University, and brings nearly 15 years of golf

SFMA Mowing Pattern Contest begins October 13

October 4, 2022

SFMA begins taking entries for its annual Mowing Pattern Contest on October 13. Only SFMA members may enter; only patterns made using mowing equipment exclusively are eligible. SFMA will email members a

Reinders acquires Spartan Distributors

October 4, 2022

Reinders, Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition of Spartan Distributors, a wholesale distributor of Toro turf management equipment, irrigation, and landscape lighting products with two locations in Michigan (Sparta

2022 STC Annual Meeting

September 29, 2022

The 2022 Synthetic Turf Council (STC) Annual Meeting will be held October 17-19 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. The event will provide a new a perspective on

AstroTurf completes new hockey fields for three Big Ten teams

September 29, 2022

AstroTurf continues to dominate the Division I Field Hockey market with three new installations at Big Ten Conference schools. AstroTurf installed turf systems at Ohio State, Iowa, and Michigan State. Over

ESTC comments on the proposed ban on sale of microplastic infill

September 29, 2022

ESTC (the EMEA Synthetic Turf Council) noted the publication of the European Commission’s recommendations on the introduction of restrictions for the placing of intentionally added microplastics onto the European market

Husqvarna announces new Robin Autopilot collaboration

September 27, 2022

Husqvarna announced its significantly expanded position in Robin Autopilot, pioneer in robotic mowing service and parent company of Mowbot, a leading robotic lawn care service provider. As the creator of the

UC Riverside CNAS conference showcases turfgrass research

September 27, 2022

Nearly 170 turfgrass professionals, academics and scientists met at the annual Turfgrass & Landscape Research Field Day at the UC Riverside Agricultural Operations Research Station on September 15 to learn

Nor-Cal SFMA announces Northern California Golf, Turf & Water Summit

September 27, 2022

The Northern California Sports Field Management Association (Nor-Cal SFMA) announced that the Northern California Golf, Turf & Water Summit will be held December 7, 2022, at Boundary Oak Golf Course. Attendees

RISE and NALP leaders talk advocacy, engagement

September 20, 2022

RISE (Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment) held its first Industry Issues Update Breakfast at Elevate in Orlando, Fla., where industry leaders gathered to talk about advocating for the benefits