Industry News

SFMA releases video celebrating its members

May 19, 2020

To celebrate how the profession has come together, SFMA recently released a video that highlights how members are dedicated to working safely and preparing for the return of sports. 

SFMA webinar on topdressing to be held May 19

May 15, 2020

The SFMA May webinar will be held live on YouTube, Tuesday, May 19 at 7 a.m. EST. The webinar, titled “Topdressing Sports Fields: What’s Right for Your Facility?” is presented by

Route to Recovery interview with Darren Criswell (video)

May 11, 2020

Darren Criswell, turf manager for the University of Arizona, recently spoke with SportsField Management about sports field management in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and the Route to Recovery. For

University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture launches Turf Tuesdays

May 11, 2020

The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture began a new digital learning series on May 5, titled Tennessee Turf Tuesday. The free series will consist of a live webinar on

Get ready for SFMA Conference and Exhibition 2021

May 11, 2020

Join SFMA for its 32nd Annual Conference and Exhibition January 11-14, 2021 in Palm Springs, Calif. With an average temperature of 70 degrees, be sure to bring your golf clubs. The

Texas A&M AgriLife mobilizes task force to head off possible emergence of “murder hornet” in Texas

May 8, 2020

Written by Olga Kuchment A giant invasive hornet was sighted several times in northwestern Washington state and Canada in late 2019, causing concern across the U.S. At the request of Texas

Dr. Stacey Hall named as new NCS4 director

May 8, 2020

The National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) announced Dr. Stacey Hall as its new director after the retirement of founder Dr. Lou Marciani. Hall played an integral role

Route to Recovery interview with Ben Polimer (video)

May 6, 2020

John Kmitta, associate publisher/editorial brand director of SportsField Management, recently spoke with Ben Polimer, fields and grounds coordinator, Town of Weston, Mass., and president of the New England Sports Turf

Route to Recovery special edition

May 5, 2020

The SportsField Management Route to Recovery special edition is now online. With the ever-evolving nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is more important than ever to provide timely, relevant information. As

National BMPs for Sports Fields – update

May 5, 2020

SFMA is creating a manual to address Best Management Practices when managing sports fields. This manual will have a national version and also provide a template for chapters to use