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Industry News

Texas A&M AgriLife displays turfgrass research at field day

October 17, 2022

New turfgrass varieties soon to be released or in the development pipeline that can withstand Texas’ harsh conditions were highlighted at the recent Texas A&M Turfgrass and Landscape Field Day

Landmark Seed Company announces promotion

October 17, 2022

Landmark Seed Company announced that Wayne Horman has been promoted to director of sales and product development. “Wayne’s energy, dedication, and passion for the professional turfgrass segment are unmatched. He

TPI International Education Conference 2023

October 17, 2022

The Turfgrass Producers International (TPI) Education Conference 2023 will be held February 20-22, 2023 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn. More information will be available

Community sports field survey

October 11, 2022

Community-level sports fields (e.g., park and recreation, K-12) are public spaces that provide numerous physical, mental, and societal benefits. These fields are often governed, constructed, managed, and used by various

Northern California Golf, Turf & Water Summit registration now open

October 11, 2022

The Northern California Sports Field Management Association (Nor-Cal SFMA) announced that the Northern California Golf, Turf & Water Summit will be held Wednesday, December 7, 2022 at Boundary Oak Golf

Reinders acquires Spartan Distributors

October 11, 2022

Reinders, Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition of Spartan Distributors, a wholesale distributor of Toro turf management equipment, irrigation, and landscape lighting products with two locations in Michigan (Sparta

Support SAFE at the 2023 SFMA Conference

October 7, 2022

The Foundation for Safer Athletic Fields for Everyone (SAFE), SFMA’s charity, will be hosting two events at this year’s conference in Salt Lake City, Utah. Due to lower average temps in

2023 Intercollegiate Athletics Forum announced

October 7, 2022

The NCS4 will host the 2023 National Intercollegiate Athletics Safety and Security Forum January 17-18, 2023, in College Station, Texas. The objective of the Forum is to address key safety

SAFE scholarship and grant deadlines October 15

October 7, 2022

All SAFE scholarships and grants have an application deadline of October 15. For questions or additional information, please contact SFMA at SFMAInfo@SportsFieldManagement.org or 800-323-3875. SAFE’s scholarships for those in turfgrass management

Kenneth Clayton joins UK Turfgrass Science program as Extension Associate

October 4, 2022

Kenneth Clayton has joined the University of Kentucky Turfgrass Science program as an Extension Associate. Clayton is a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University, and brings nearly 15 years of golf