Industry News

Covia acquires Sidley Brands

May 21, 2024

Bestsand, a leading brand of performance aggregates for sports fields and golf courses, now includes Pro/Angle sand as part of its portfolio. Bestsand’s parent company, Covia, recently acquired R.W. Sidley

Equip Expo adds certification courses

May 20, 2024

For its 2024 event held Oct. 15-18, Equip Exposition has created a new Certification Center where attendees can take courses in weed management, pesticide application, tree and plant health management,

Bernhard Academy expands leadership team

May 14, 2024

The Bernhard Academy appointed Phil Helmn as full-time program leader – agronomy, leadership and management. Helmn’s new position will see him take control of delivery of all Bernhard Academy courses and

MSU Turfgrass Research Field Day

May 6, 2024

The 2024 Mississippi State University (MSU) Turfgrass Research Field Day will be held September 19 in Starkville, Mississippi. The event will feature developments in turf breeding, cultural practices, weed control

The Andersons acquires turf fertilizer manufacturer Reed & Perrine

May 2, 2024

The Andersons, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANDE) has completed the acquisition of the assets and business of Reed & Perrine Sales, Inc., which specializes in the manufacturing and distribution of premium turf

Start Prepping Now for Field of the Year!

May 1, 2024

 The application to submit to SFMA’s premiere program, Field of the Year, will be available July 1st! Go to SportsFieldManagement.org and you’ll find the link on the home page, or

Committees Have Been Announced!

May 1, 2024

AWARDS PROGRAMS Field of the Year: Judges the association’s awards program applicants selecting the Field of the Year winners; develop strategies to enhance the awards program. Chair: Jason DeMink, CSFM Vice Chair: Dan Farnes Members:

SFMA’s Mentorship Program

May 1, 2024

SFMA’s Mentorship Program is off to a great start and it’s not too late to join! Visit the Mentorship page here.