Industry News

Turf students install a new irrigation system on campus

November 14, 2017

Students in Delaware Valley University’s turf management program had some hands-on experience while improving their campus in Doylestown, PA October 26 when DelVal students in the Irrigation Technology class installed a

Toro announces 2018 Super Bowl Sports Turfgrass Training Program winner

November 14, 2017

The Toro Company has announced this year’s winner of the annual Toro Super Bowl* Sports Turfgrass Training Program. Blake Bernstein, a sports turf management major at Mount San Antonio College,

SAFE needs auction/raffle items

November 14, 2017

The SFMA Conference is the main fundraising opportunity for The SAFE Foundation, SFMA’s charity. SAFE holds several events during the conference: a golf tournament, bowling match, live auction, silent auction

SFMA Board slate finalized

November 7, 2017

Ballots to be sent Nov. 20 The SFMA Nominating Committee has set the Slate of Candidates for the 2018 Board of Directors elections. They will present the slate later this month via electronic

Field Performance Study – SFMA needs your participation!

November 7, 2017

What is it: SFMA received a grant to investigate if it was possible to determine when a field becomes unsafe for athletes. Led by Dr. Brad Fresenburg, SFMA’s Playing Conditions Index

‘Turf man’ says goodbye to Merlo (or not!)

November 7, 2017

By Ana Clyde Update: According to Athletics Director Scott Laykam, Kevin White has decided not to stay with Wilbur Ellis and is coming back to University of Portland.  He starts back full

Fenway Park transitions for Gridiron Series

November 7, 2017

The Fenway Park grounds crew continues the ballpark’s transformation from a Major League Baseball diamond to a multi-purpose football field, as Fenway Sports Management prepares to host the The Fenway

Are there really glow-in-the-dark soil organisms?

October 31, 2017

Soil is the living, breathing skin of the earth – it is literally alive. Every handful of soil is home to billions of microscopic organisms. Bacteria, fungi, protozoa, nematodes, and