Features

Taking a pulse on the 2017 STMA Conference

January 27, 2017By

2017 marks the 28th time the Sports Turf Managers Association’s (STMA) members have come together for its national conference. Over the five days attendees have taken advantage of scheduled networking, learning, golfing, bowling, walking, running and also some time away from the convention center. Chase Martin, head groundskeeper with the San Jose Mets, was not able to make it down to San... read more

New tech aims to reduce concussions, keep players safe

January 17, 2017By

With legends like Bo Jackson saying he never would have played in the NFL if he had known about football’s risk of concussion, and with what feels like weekly studies reporting new findings on the relationship between turf and head trauma, helmet to helmet trauma, and so on, there seems to be a lot of information, but not a lot... read more

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Toro names winner of 2017 Super Bowl Sports Turfgrass Training Program

December 1, 2016By

The Toro Co. named this year’s winner of the annual Toro Super Bowl Sports Turfgrass Training Program. Sean McLaughlin, a plant science major at California Polytechnic University (Cal Poly Pomona), was selected and will be on hand at NRG Stadium in Houston for Super Bowl LI to assist the grounds crew in field preparations. Since 1967, Toro has partnered with... read more

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Five week blitz at Mile High

November 2, 2016By

The grounds crew at Sports Authority Field at Mile High had their work cut out for them at the beginning of the NFL season this year. Mile High, home to the Denver Broncos, kicked off the NFL season with five consecutive weeks of sporting events, including two preseason games, the Colorado State/Colorado rivalry college football game, the NFL season opener and... read more

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GT AirInject launches new product at GIE+EXPO

October 27, 2016By

GT AirInject, Inc., will unveil its newest product — the Air2HP portable aerifier tool — at the GIE+EXPO in Louisville, Ky., Oct. 20-21. The Air2HP is a portable aerifier tool designed to ease compaction, increase drainage and aerify turf. The Air2HP may be used to to increase drainage, aerify and ease compaction on lawns, in flowerbeds, around tree roots, and... read more

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