Industry News

SFMA Pre-conference education

December 4, 2023

Don’t miss the pre-conference education session taking place on Monday, January 22 from 1:15-5 pm at the 2024 SFMA Conference and Exhibition. In this session – titled “Turfgrass Basics”– meet

Apply for a 2024 AAPRA National Gold Medal award

December 1, 2023

The National Gold Medal Award Program, governed and managed by the American Academy for Park & Recreation Administration (AAPRA), announced that applications are now open for the 2024 National Gold

IA announces 2023 Pitch Competitions winners

November 30, 2023

The Irrigation Association (IA) announced the winners of the 2023 Pitch Competition, showcasing products by today’s groundbreaking agriculture and landscape irrigation technology startup companies. These companies are developing innovative products

IA announces 2023 New Product Contest winners

November 30, 2023

The Irrigation Association (IA) celebrated the innovative products and technologies that are shaping the future of water management in announcing the winners of the 2023 New Product Contest. This annual

NRPA announces additional members to Board of Directors

November 28, 2023

The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) announced three additional members to its 2023-2024 Board of Directors. Board Chair Jesús Aguirre, CPRE, chief executive officer of Waterloo Greenway and Kristine

Brightview reports fourth quarter, full fiscal 2023 results

November 27, 2023

Brightview Holdings, Inc. reported the unaudited results for the fourth quarter and the full fiscal year ending on Sept. 30, 2023. “BrightView finished a successful fiscal year 2023 with fourth quarter

US Sod Industry Checkoff

November 21, 2023

The US Sod Industry Checkoff, Bring Grass to Life, is now open for public comment until Dec. 15, 2023. The goal of a checkoff program is to increase product demand

NESTMA to hold annual meeting

November 21, 2023

The NESTMA will kick off the holiday season with their annual meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 5, at the German Club in Walpole, Massachusetts. The event includes the annual meeting, lunch

Cost savings tool estimates economic benefits of parks

November 20, 2023

The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) has released a new resource, The Economic Benefits of Parks: Health Care Cost Savings of Equitable Park Access. This online tool provides park

Texas A&M to host continuing education program

November 20, 2023

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be hosting a five-hour continuing education unit program for landscape professionals on Dec. 7 in Fredericksburg. The program will be held from 8 a.m.-2:30