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STMA Awards Environmental Facility Certification to 18 Facilities

April 21, 2017By

  Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) recently recognized 18 facilities with the organization’s Environmental Facility Certification. Ranging from Colorado to Madrid, Spain, the STMA members and their facilities showcase ecological stewardship and sustainable best practices. Since the first certification was awarded to Zach Holm for two facilities, Red Bull Training Facility and Red Bull Arena in 2016, 15 other STMA... read more

STMA’s SAFE adds board members

April 21, 2017By

The Sport Turf Managers Association‘s (STMA) charity, The Foundation for Safer Athletic Fields for Everyone (SAFE), added four new Board members. Appointed to the Board is Jody Gill, CSFM, Blue Valley School District, Overland Park, KS. Those elected to the Board include Marcus Dean, CSFM, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY; Jeff Fowler, Penn State University Extension, Franklin, PA; and Victoria... read more

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SYNLawn introduces new biobased synthetic turf

April 17, 2017By

SYNLawn introduced a new biobased and environmentally renewable polyethylene (PE) product made from Brazilian sugar cane. The new product, called SYNRenew synthetic turf, combines soy-based polyurethane BioCel and EnviroLoc backing technology with polyethylene fibers made from sugarcane technology to produce a new and completely biobased synthetic turf product. “Environmental stewardship is one of our core values, which is reflected in... read more

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Watch highlights from #PoaDay 2017

April 14, 2017By

#PoaDay, the annual Field Day event hosted by members of the turfgrass and ornamental weed science team at the University of Tennessee (UT), allows University of Tennessee to showcase its annual statewide research regarding optimal programs for annual bluegrass control on golf courses, sports fields and residential and commercial lawns. This year, Aqua Aid, a plant health solutions provider, partnered... read more

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Valley intros new high pressure plunger pump

April 5, 2017By

Valley Industries released the Everflo 12-volt, high-pressure plunger pump, the EFHP2000. The EFHP2000 plunger pump features multiple quick-connect ports that provides the necessary flow for a spray gun, boom and other sprayer accessories. Reaching up to 2 gallons per minute and 200 pounds per square inch, the Everflo EFHP2000 can spray longer distances or atomized droplets for misting applications, the company said.... read more

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