Industry News

Irrigation Association awards scholarships to 17 students

June 28, 2024

The Irrigation Association announced the recipients of the 2024 Anthony W. “Tony” LaFetra Scholarship Program, sponsored by Rain Bird. In its eighth year, the program awarded 17 scholarships to deserving

Central Turf and Irrigation Supply opens Florida branch

June 24, 2024

Central Turf and Irrigation Supply – a customer-focused wholesale distributor of irrigation, lighting, drainage, and landscape supplies – opened its first Florida location (in Freeport, Florida, near Destin). This move

IA anticipates heightened industry engagement for Smart Irrigation Month

June 24, 2024

July is Smart Irrigation Month, a month-long initiative dedicated to spotlighting the significant benefits of efficient irrigation and the latest innovations in the wise use of water. According to the Irrigation

Coming Fall of 2024: SFMA Turfgrass Science Certification

June 17, 2024

The Sports Field Management Association is excited to introduce the SFMA Turfgrass Science Certification, launching in the Fall of 2024. This entry-level certification is designed to equip individuals with the

Bobcat breaks ground for Mexico manufacturing facility

June 14, 2024

Bobcat Company held a ceremonial groundbreaking June 13 for its new, $300-million manufacturing facility in Mexico. Located in the Salinas Victoria municipality, outside of Monterrey in the state of Neuvo Leon,

Wiswesser to receive award at 2024 National Sports Safety and Security Conference

June 11, 2024

Bill Wiswesser, senior vice president of facilities and stadium general manager at FC Cincinnati, will be presented with the Champion of Change Award during the 2024 National Sports Safety and

IA applauds introduction of Water Conservation Rebate Tax Parity Act

June 10, 2024

The Irrigation Association (IA) applauded the introduction of the Water Conservation Rebate Tax Parity Act and commended U.S. Representatives Jared Huffman, John Curtis, Judy Chu and Doug LaMalfa for their

UT Green Industry Field Day

June 10, 2024

The Tennessee Green Industry Field Day, June 27, will be hosted by the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture and the Tennessee Nursery and Landscape Association. This field day offers

Miller Sports + Entertainment releases new ballpark renderings for Daybreak Field

June 4, 2024

Miller Sports + Entertainment (MSE) released detailed ballpark renderings for the officially named Daybreak Field at America First Square. The new home for the Salt Lake Bees, who play in

Field of the Year Awards Applications Open July 1st!

June 3, 2024

The application to submit to SFMA’s prestigious 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