Industry

Turf infill clean up delays Bills-Steelers game

December 13, 2016By

The thin layer of snow that fell on New Era Field last Sunday, Dec. 11, was hardly the worst conditions the Buffalo Bill’s grounds crew has ever faced, but there was still a delay to the second half of the Bills game versus the Pittsburgh Steelers. Two tractors armed with rolling brushes were brought onto the field at halftime to... read more

Project Evergreen contest to win Exmark mower and field renovation project

November 2, 2016By

Project EverGreen, in partnership with Exmark Manufacturing, the Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) and The Foundation for Safer Athletic Fields for Everyone (SAFE) is sponsoring the “Our Winning Green Space” contest to give parks & recreation and public works departments a chance to win an Exmark Lazer Z X-Series mower package and a “Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.” renovation project for... read more

TPI elects officers and new board members

June 16, 2016By

Turfgrass Producers International (TPI) announced its 2016-17 officers and board of directors, effective as of July 1. The officers and new board members were elected during TPI’s Annual Business Meeting Feb. 23 at the association’s 2016 International Education Conference & Field Day in Houston, TX. Linda Pittillo Bradley, co-owner of Turf Mountain Sod in Hendersonville, N.C., was elected President; Jimmy... read more

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Hellas Construction: Taking sports construction into the green

April 15, 2016By

AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys; McLane Stadium, home of the Baylor University football team; Memorial Stadium at the University of California, Berkley and many more all have one thing in common: The Austin, Texas-based company, Hellas Construction had a hand in building them. Reed J. Seaton, CEO of Hellas, and Bob Allison, operations manager of the Track division,... read more

AMI recognizes Stricklen for industry contributions

March 18, 2016By

Applied Market Information, Ltd. (AMI) has named Phil Stricklen, Ph.D., director of research and development for Shaw Industries’ turf brands, the recipient of a major award. Stricklen received the award for his contribution to the development of synthetic turf testing standards which are used throughout the industry, according to a press release. His contributions include Synthetic Turf Task group chairman... read more

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