Industry News

STC 2021 Community Service Project

May 27, 2021

Through the generosity of its members, the Synthetic Turf Council (STC) is donating a play soccer field, mini golf course and amenities to The Canadian National Institute for the Blind

New playing surface coming to Bank of America Stadium

May 27, 2021

Bank of America Stadium is hosting another professional sports team soon. That requires some changes to the 26-year-old building, from the ground up. With the addition of Charlotte Football Club, which

EMEA STC hosting synthetic turf surfaces webinar

May 27, 2021

The Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Synthetic Turf Council will host a webinar June 18 on PEFCR for synthetic turf products. The synthetic turf industry is increasingly being challenged to

Staph infection turf study yields insight in Coronavirus survivability on fields

May 25, 2021

By Jeff Mulhollem When Andrew McNitt and colleagues were conducting a study of the survivability of bacteria that cause staph infections on synthetic and natural turf football fields in 2008-09, no

Turfgrass research aims to improve North Carolina roadsides

May 25, 2021

By Jennifer Howard North Carolina is home to 80,000 miles of Department of Transportation-managed roadways. Alongside our highways is usually a shoulder including green grass that has to be regularly and

NESFMA announces water management webinar

May 25, 2021

The New England Sports Turf Managers Association (NESFMA) will host a webinar beginning June 10 on the topic of “Modern Water Management: Do More with Planning.” Drought concerns, water use restrictions,

Rain Bird becomes exclusive sponsor of IA scholarship program

May 18, 2021

The Irrigation Association announced that Rain Bird Corporation will be the exclusive sponsor of the 2022-2026 workforce development scholarship program. To honor Rain Bird’s late president and CEO, for the

Ohio Turfgrass Foundation Sports Turf Managers Field Day

May 18, 2021

Registration is now open for the Ohio Turfgrass Foundation (OTF) Sports Turf Managers Field Day. The event will be held June 2 at Warren County Sports Park at Union Village

GMA issues update on sport-specific guidance

May 18, 2021

The Grounds Management Association (GMA) in the UK provided an update on sport-specific guidance as restrictions in the UK eased to help even more people get playing and active, while also

Get excited for Savannah

May 11, 2021

Get excited for Savannah, Ga., host city of the 2022 SFMA Conference and Exhibition. Gorgeous views, historical landmarks, and delicious food await. The Savannah Convention Center is a quick ferry ride from