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Photo courtesy of BrightView BrightView Sports Turf division to partner with MLB
BrightView Holdings’ Sports Turf division has been named Major League Baseball’s official field consultant. The company will oversee MLB field development initiatives and perform site and ballpark reviews.
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Gary Smith STRI Group hires agronomic consultant
STRI Group appointed Gary Smith to serve as agronomic consultant. Smith, who will be based in the company’s Scotland office, has more than 25 years of experience in the turf industry and will support STRI operations across the business.
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GeoSurfaces Northeast completes first installation
GeoSurfaces Northeast, a new subsidiary of GeoSurfaces, completed its first installation in its third full month of operation: a 75,000-square-foot installation of GreenFields turf for Boston Parks & Recreation at Noyes Playground in East Boston.
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From left: Carin Prechtl, Eric Steffensen, Rebecca Knapp Arborjet and Ecologel form new sales division, add to staff
Arborjet and Ecologel formed a new Turf Products Sales Division, with the addition of three new hires: Carin Prechtl, Eric Steffensen and Rebecca Knapp.
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TruGreen partners with Churchill Downs for third year
Churchill Downs partnered with TruGreen for the third year in a row to ensure the grass track was in top shape for the Kentucky Derby, which was held on May 4. TruGreen treats the turf track, located just inside the dirt track.
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Aqua Aid A new era dawns on industry leader, AQUA-AID Solutions
AQUA-AID Solutions has the ability to provide synergistic moisture management, biological, soil and cultural solutions within its portfolio of products. Each technology provides long-lasting agronomic value and improves aesthetics and playability on turfgrass systems in the golf and sports field arena. [read more]
STMA announces 2020 conference date
Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) announced its 31st Annual Conference & Exhibition will be held Jan. 13-16, 2020 in West Palm Beach, Fla. Registration opens October 1.
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STMA partners with Green Sports Alliance Summit
The Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) has been named a community partner of the Green Sports Alliance Summit for the seventh year. The annual summit will be held in Philadelphia at the LEED Gold Certified Lincoln Financial Field June 19-20.
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Sports Turf Co. introduces new track technology
Sports Track Co., a division of Sports Turf, unveiled its latest technology enhancements by demonstrating the Rekortan Smart training system on Thursday, May 9, at Carrollton High School in Carrollton, Ga.
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Central Turf & Irrigation Supply named distributor for Baseline Irrigation
Central Turf & Irrigation Supply, a North American wholesale distributor of irrigation and landscape supplies, has been named an authorized distributor of Baseline Irrigation Control Solutions. Central will sell and service Baseline’s products across its 46 locations.
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