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New L.A. stadium for Chargers, Rams delayed one year

May 19, 2017By

The new stadium that is being built for the Rams and Chargers in Inglewood, Calif., will be delayed almost a year, to the start of the 2020 NFL season. Developers, who broke ground on the project in November 2016, blamed the postponement on record rainfall during the excavation phase of construction, according to an article from the Los Angeles Times.... read more

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STMA calls for Innovation Award Program entries

May 19, 2017By

Since 2011, the Sports Turf Manager’s Association has recognized at least one product, service or piece of equipment at its STMA Annual Conference with the STMA Innovative award. The association is asking for its commercial members to make a submission for recognition at 2018 Annual Conference in Fort Worth, Texas, from January 16-19. According to the STMA, there are three... read more

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The US Soccer Foundation, Brock USA team up for Safe Places to Play Program

May 16, 2017By

The US Soccer Foundation chose Brock USA as its exclusive shock pad provider for synthetic fields in the Safe Places to Play Program. The program provides grants for underserved communities to update unsafe play spaces to state-of-the-art soccer fields. With the involvement of Brock and AstroTurf, the national program will provide grants three times a year to under-served communities to... read more

ICL releases preemergent herbicide with optimizer

May 10, 2017By

ICL Specialty Fertilizers released the Gemini Granular preemergent herbicide, which features ICL’s R-50 Optimizer. “Gemini’s new granular formulation features the active ingredients Prodiamine and Isoxaben,” said Kurt Brace, ornamental horticulture marketing manager for ICL Specialty Fertilizers. “This combination and R-50 Optimizer makes any herbicide program more efficient and flexible by delivering reliable control with less herbicide.” When traditional granular herbicides are applied and... read more

Hustler Turf Equipment enters UTV market

May 8, 2017By

Hustler Turf Equipment is entering the utility vehicle (UTV) market with the addition of its Maximum Duty Vehicle (MDV). Designed for heavy-duty applications, the MDV features LeveLift, a cargo box that lets users lift up to 750 pounds from the ground and dump material from any point in its arc of motion. “The introduction of the MDV with LeveLift bed technology... read more