Industry News

Are turf managers finally getting the recognition they deserve?

April 26, 2018

Last year brought somewhat of a revolution for the turf industry as the outside world started to acknowledge and appreciate the grueling and significant role field maintenance professionals play in

Augmenting HS athletic budgets with sponsorships

April 26, 2018

From April 2018 Athletic Business, by John C. Barnes In the current economic climate, public education programs are squeezed for every penny allocated and educators are forced to make-do with less.

Already broken: new turf field closed for repairs

April 26, 2018

From Zip06.com, by Zoe Roos It was not so long ago that new turf field at Guilford (CT) High School (GHS) was the center of heated debate over the potential health

STC CEO Bond on synthetic turf for lawns

April 26, 2018

From Beth Hyatt, Total Landscape Care: With spring upon us and the hope of warmer weather on the minds of your customers, it may be time to start discussing design ideas

University of New Mexico to cut sports

April 24, 2018

Near the end of an emotional 3-hour meeting that included speeches from more than a dozen Lobo men’s soccer supporters, the University of New Mexico Board of Regents passed an

SFMA Student Challenge winners put funds to use

April 24, 2018

The SFMA Student Challenge is presented in partnership with the SAFE Foundation, Founding Partner Hunter Industries and supporting sponsor Ewing Irrigation. Each year students from 2-year and 4-year colleges and

Puerto Rico workers save ballpark for MLB games

April 24, 2018

When Murray Cook visited this capital city Dec. 1, he encountered an island still reeling from two hurricanes, with 45 percent of its residents without power and more than 300,000

Hydroseeding in the turf care industry

April 24, 2018

Hydroseeding is a process where seed is sprayed onto the ground to grow vegetation. This process is used all over the world were grass is needed. From a grass football

Ballfields and Bass Fishing

April 19, 2018

DuraEdge Products, Inc. announced its partnership with Bass Professional Angler and U.S.C.G. Licensed Charter Captain, Destin DeMarion, to their customers, colleagues and employees. DuraEdge President, Grant McKnight, said, “We are

Some college athletic department donations now taxable

April 17, 2018

The value of season tickets to college football and basketball games is only part of the expense for many fans. Those tickets will cost more in 2018 aside from any