Industry News

SFMA Town Hall Meetings helping on the Route to Recovery

April 28, 2020

SFMA is here to help you with resources to respond to challenges regarding COVID-19. As part of that effort, SFMA is hosting a series of Town Hall Meetings via Zoom.

SFMA In Action: Committees

April 28, 2020

Volunteers play a key role in SFMA’s successes. The SFMA mission guides the overarching reason the association exists; the board develops the strategic plan that sets the direction for three

Texas A&M grounds crew working hard to ensure playing surfaces better than ever when sports resume

April 28, 2020

By Travis L. Brown, The Eagle With college spring sports canceled across the country because of the COVID-19 pandemic, few in the Texas A&M athletic department are deemed essential and still

Irrigation Association offers portion of Faculty Academy events virtually

April 28, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 health crisis, the Irrigation Association (IA) will be canceling the in-person Faculty Academy events in an effort to protect the health and safety of its attendees,

State pesticide applicator requirements

April 23, 2020

According to the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP), due to  COVID-19, some states have changed their state applicator rules. This remains a very fluid situation and NALP is continuing to

Results of NSGA Sports Participation Study

April 23, 2020

Participation increased in seven of 10 segments in 2019, according to the 2020 edition of the National Sporting Goods Association’s (NSGA) Sports Participation in the U.S. report. One segment remained

Sports Turf Company to renovate 16 high school fields

April 23, 2020

Sports Turf Company, a specialty sports construction and surfacing company, announced it was awarded the renovation project for Cobb County (Ga.) schools to replace the synthetic fields at all 16

SFMA resources at your fingertips

April 21, 2020

SFMA continues to ramp up its efforts to support sports field professionals, and has engaged several groups to compile relevant resources to this crisis. SFMA is dedicating a portion of

The Toro Company gives $500,000 to global coronavirus relief efforts

April 21, 2020

The Toro Company is giving $500,000 to assist families and communities worldwide that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Grant funding from the Toro Foundation will span all regions

Irrigation Association awards 22 scholarships to students around the nation

April 20, 2020

The Irrigation Association announced the winners of its 2020 scholarship program. In its fourth year, the program awarded 22 scholarships to deserving recipients studying and pursuing careers in the irrigation