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Maryland SoccerPlex, Grass Roots to open new interactive outdoor exhibit

May 8, 2017By

The Maryland SoccerPlex and Grass Roots, a cooperative arrangement between the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the National Turfgrass Federation, will open an outdoor educational exhibit on the grounds of the SoccerPlex. This interactive exhibit is based on the larger GrassRoots exhibit at the National Arboretum, which opened in the fall of 2014. The interactive outdoor exhibit will include a kiosk with information on common turf... read more

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TPI awards individuals during conference

April 7, 2017By

Turfgrass Producers International recognized several deserving individuals during the association’s 2017 International Education Conference & Field Day. Among those honored during TPI’s 50th Anniversary Banquet on February 22 at the Saddlebrook Resort in Tampa, Fla., were: Dr. Clint Waltz, University of Georgia and Dr. William Meyer, Rutgers, University were both the proud recipients of TPI’s Turfgrass Educator Award of Excellence.... read more

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Tampa Bay Rays welcome new field just in time for start of season

April 2, 2017By

The Tampa Bay Rays are kicking off the 2017 season in style with the installation of new turf at Tropicana Field. The Rays teamed with Shaw Sports Turf on a new TruHop Triple Crown synthetic turf system. To meet the Rays performance requirements, Shaw Sports Turf developed a surface which features a combination of monofilament fibers, slit film fibers and... read more

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New tech spotlight: ION, an autonomous athletic field sprayer

March 13, 2017By

The Intelligent One, known as the ION, from Turf Tank is an autonomous athletic field sprayer that allows municipalities, schools districts and colleges to paint sports fields without any operator intervention. Watch the full video to learn more about this new technology. read more

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STMA 2017 breaks record

February 12, 2017By

STMA recently hosted its 28th annual Conference & Exhibition in Orlando, Fla. with more than 175 exhibitors and a record 1,300 attendees from 18 countries. The four-day event was highlighted by the “Seminar on Wheels Tours” at various professional, collegiate and youth sports complexes in the Orlando region. In addition, attendees took part in more than 60 educational sessions, visited... read more

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