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STMA’s Stars and Stripes contest now accepting entries

June 22, 2017By

The Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) kicked off its second annual Stars and Stripes contest. The winner will receive a complimentary pass to the 2018 STMA Conference next January in Fort Worth, Texas. The contest, which is in honor of our countrymen and our nation’s birthday, challenges participants to design the most unique Fourth of July field art design and... read more

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Advanced Turf Solutions expands in Michigan

June 22, 2017By

Advanced Turf Solutions, an independent and employee-owned green industry distributor, acquired Michigan area distributor, Tri-Turf. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. “For many years, Advanced Turf Solutions and Tri-Turf have enjoyed working together as partners in the United Turf Alliance,” said Alex Cannon, CEO of Advanced Turf Solutions. “It is our belief that increased service levels, a deeper product... read more

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Boston College taps AstroTurf for field renovations

June 10, 2017By

Boston College (BC) selected AstroTurf to provide four new synthetic turf fields to the school as part of a new initiative to improve multiple sports facilities. Several of the playing surfaces feature AstroTurf fields, including the Newton Campus soccer, lacrosse and field hockey, and Alumni Stadium, home to the BC football team. BC has invested in a new recreation center,... read more

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Green Sport Alliance to recognize the greenest sports, sustainability

June 8, 2017By

On June 28 the Green Sports Alliance will present its annual Environmental Leadership Award and Environmental Innovators of the Year awards during its Green Sports Celebration. The sixth year of awards will recognize and celebrate the best in sports and sustainability at the Sacramento Kings’ Golden 1 Center. The Environmental Leadership Award is given only to individuals. It goes to a person... read more

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2018 STMA conference to feature 8 different tracks

June 6, 2017By

The 2018 STMA Conference and Exhibition, which will be taking place Jan. 16-19 in Fort Worth, Texas, will have eight tracks focusing on the different aspects of sports field and facility management. The tracks include: The Professional Development track focuses on self-improvement and successfully managing your team of employees. The Agronomic track offers sessions on cultural practices for cool-season, warm-season... read more

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