Sports Field Management - January, 2012

FEATURES

STMA Conference & Exhibition Preview

Long Beach, Calif., January 10-14, 2012

The 23rd Annual STMA Conference & Exhibition will feature dozens of educational sessions/workshops, hours of networking opportunities, receptions, awards banquets, raffles and, of course, exhibitors displaying all of the must-have equipment for 2012. Here's a sneak preview of what you can look forward to ... see you in Long Beach!

Aer-Flo

Manufactures sports field covers, track protectors, sideline turf protectors, windscreens, wall pads and sports netting, with multicolored imprinting on all products.

www.aerflo.com

Bannerman

The Pre-Line Mower has a 12-inch cut width and open side guards that allow clippings to be spread evenly to either side, leaving a clear path to accept lining materials.

www.sportsturfmagic.com

Beacon Athletics

The Streamliner features variable flow control, heavy-duty steel frame, flexible brush agitator, pneumatic tires, molded plastic hopper and one-button retractable handle.

www.beaconathletics.com

Buffalo Turbine

The lightweight Cyclone 8000 features a corded remote for 360-degree nozzle rotation, bolt-on trailer package and dent-resistant, one-piece polymer nozzle.

www.buffaloturbine.com

Covermaster

Rain covers are custom-designed and made with as few seams as possible. The EVERGREEN turf blanket is made of recyclable material and helps maintain healthy grass.

www.covermaster.com

Diamond Pro

Product line includes vitrified Red Infield Conditioner, calcined clay (Top Dressing, Drying Agent, Professional), athletic field marking dust and infield mix.

www.diamondpro.com

Game Time Sports Systems

The Louisville Slugger line of specialized products includes infield conditioners, three grades of infield mix, and mound and batter's box clay.

www.gametimesportssystems.com

Grigg Bros.

Proven Foliar technology and GreenSpec fertilizers are formulated based on years of ongoing plant nutrition research. Increase turf vigor, quality and wear tolerance.

www.griggbros.com

MAC Athletics

With the touch of a button, the MAC Machine can grade to the proper slope, roll the ground and finish the skinned infield with a broom in one pass.

www.macathletix.com

Peat, Inc.

The unique characteristics of reed sedge peat help with root establishment, as well as aiding in moisture and nutrient retention. Used by the Minnesota Twins.

www.peatinc.com

Pennington Seed

Manufactures and distributes premium turf seed varieties that provide quality and reduced annual water demands. Also offers fertilizer, Quali-Pro chemicals and more.

www.penningtonseed.com

Pioneer Athletics

Unveiling Ultra Friendly colored field marking paint that is free of VOCs. Also displaying its full line of paints, StarLiner electric striper and Brite Striper 3000 SP.

www.pioneerathletics.com

Precision Laboratories

Cascade Plus is a residual wetting agent that improves turf quality and provides firmer playing surfaces. It features a combination of nonionic surfactants.

www.precisionlab.com

Pro's Choice

Products include infield conditioners for managing moisture, Pro Mound packing clay for a solid subsurface, Rapid Dry drying agent and Pro Red infield topdressing.

www.proschoice1.com

ProPlay

ProPlay-Sport is a shock-absorbing drainage mat for use with synthetic turf. Made of PEX, a closed-cell, cross-linked PE that has no adverse effects on the environment.

www.proplayus.com

Redexim North America

The Eliminator removes infill material from synthetic turf by using a rotating brush to lift the material to a conveyor belt system. It has a 60-inch working width.

www.redexim.com

Stabilizer Solutions

Offers advanced infield and warning track mixes in both its Stabilizer organic and Hilltopper waterless product lines. Pro Red provides protection from the elements.

www.stabilizersolutions.com

STEC Equipment

The Combinator removes unwanted turf and comes in 48, 63, 80 and 96-inch working widths. It strips up to 2 inches deep and can be used with verticutting blades.

www.stecequipment.com

TurfTime Equipment

The Advantage aerator has Revolution chisel-point tines that penetrate to a depth of 7 inches with little visible disturbance. Water-weighted tanks adjust for soil conditions.

www.turftimeeq.com

West Coast Turf

Offering more than 20 different varieties of turfgrass, sod and stolons. Services include custom-grown sod, sod installation, hydroseeding and stolon planting.

www.westcoastturf.com

STMA Show Booth Numbers

Aer-Flo - 732

Bannerman - 307

Beacon Athletics - 418

Buffalo Turbine - 1034

Covermaster - 104

Diamond Pro - 427

Game Time Sports Systems - 733

Grigg Bros. - 523

MAC Athletics - 912

Peat, Inc. - 201

Pennington Seed - 405

Pioneer Athletics - 421

Precision Laboratories - 1107

Pro's Choice - 820

ProPlay - 1231

Redexim North America - 518

Stabilizer Solutions - 205

STEC Equipment - 511

TurfTime Equipment - 910

West Coast Turf - 1128