Industry News

RISE members gather for 32nd annual meeting

August 29, 2022

RISE (Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment) members gathered for the association’s 32nd annual meeting on shoreline property of Lake Oconee, Ga. More than 150 attendees met for three days to

Hancock Turfgrass Research Center gains certification in environmental stewardship program

August 29, 2022

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Michigan Turfgrass Environmental Stewardship Program (MTESP) recognized the Hancock Turfgrass Research Center for its efforts to ensure environmental stewardship and enhance wildlife

NESTMA Fall Turf Day announced

August 29, 2022

The New England Sports Turf Managers Association (NESTMA) announced that its Fall Turf Day will be held in Framingham, Mass., on October 12. NESTMA’s education committee is planning a program

Packers Foundation, NFL Foundation donate $200,000 to Challenger Field Redevelopment Project

August 25, 2022

The Green Bay Packers Foundation has awarded the Challenger League and Fox Valley Pop Warner with a $200,000 grant for the Challenger Field Redevelopment Project at Plamann Park in Appleton,

Hellas installs new turf system at Houston Texans indoor practice facility

August 25, 2022

Hellas Construction installed a Matrix Helix synthetic turf system used by the Houston Texans at their 100-yard indoor practice facility. The Houston Methodist Training Center mandates installation of a synthetic

MSU Denver chooses AstroTurf for three new fields

August 25, 2022

Metropolitan State University (MSU) of Denver opted for AstroTurf for three new fields at its prestigious Assembly Athletic Complex. The school is replacing its soccer, baseball, and softball fields, giving

Nathan Bowen named IA advocacy director

August 23, 2022

The Irrigation Association (IA) hired Nathan Bowen as its new advocacy director. Bowen brings extensive experience leading advocacy efforts for organizations, including working closely with agriculture stakeholders and federal and

NCSFMA Sutter Health Park Field Day

August 23, 2022

The Northern California Sports Field Management Association (NCSFMA) announced its Field Day, Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022, at 7 a.m. PDT at Sutter Health Park (400 Ballpark Dr, West Sacramento, CA

New online landscape skills courses available from Penn State Extension

August 23, 2022

Penn State Extension recently launched two new online landscape skills courses: “Plant Identification and Usage: Plants for Green Infrastructure” and “Plant Identification and Usage: Annuals and Biennials.” These courses are ideal

Registration opens for 2022 Irrigation Show

August 16, 2022

The 2022 Irrigation Show and Education Week, the annual event gathering agriculture and landscape irrigation professionals, has opened registration for the 2022 show to be held in Las Vegas Dec.