The 20th 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 2009. Here’s a sneak preview of what you can look forward to … see you January 13-17 in San Jose!

3 Tier Technologies

Offering a combination of humic acid research and nutrient management to improve soil conditions.


The Bench Zone sideline turf protector is made of durable VIPOL Matrix Material and allows rain, sunlight and air to get through to the grass.


Exhibiting coring units including the Sportstine, which has 6-inch long tines available on 7.5 or 5-inch centers for deep compaction relief.

Beacon Athletics

Three models of Streamliner Dry Line Marker feature a powder-coated steel frame, retractable handle and variable flow control for 2 and 4-inch lines.


Exhibiting specialty turf equipment including drainage, sand injection, field renovation, seeding, topdressers, aerators and stone buriers.


Covermaster will exhibit its full line of protective athletic field covers, including Terraplas and Portafloor covers designed to protect both natural and artificial turf.

Diamond Pro

Offering professional grounds-keeping products including infield conditioners, drying agents, mound clays and marking dust.

Earth & Turf Products

The MultiSpread 320 topdresser features two-wheel ground or hydraulic drive. The TURFSAW rolling aerator can be operated at speeds up to 10 mph.


Ewing Irrigation offers an array of products including water-conscious sensors, controllers and multistream rotors.

First Products

First Products manufactures turf equipment for both natural and artificial surfaces, including aeration, seeding and verticutting equipment.

Game Time

Louisville Slugger Game Time ball field products include patented mixes, specialty clay and infield conditioners.

Graff’s Turf Farms

Graff’s will be highlighting turfgrass and services that fit the needs of sports turf professionals. Offers short-cut sports turf and complete field renovation services.

GreenOne Industries

GreenOne Industries offers field construction, renovation and drainage specialists and turf equipment sales.

Grigg Bros.

Grigg Brothers offers amino acid-based foliar fertilizers, soil conditioners, micronutrients, biostimulants and spray dye markers.


Humus-based Gro-Power Micro-Balance 0-0-10 improves soil microbiology and supplies secondary nutrients and six micronutrients.


The Laser-Grader model 106-6WD is a compact, laser-guided, finish grading machine equipped with a grade-control package.


Showing the redesigned New-Rider 3000 ride-on striper, Hashmark-Master painting accessory, airless paint striping machine and all-new Newstripe paint.

Par Aide

Par Aide will display its line of hand tools and field accessories, including the FieldCare Drag Mat for use on the infield and to break up aerification cores.

Pennington Seed

Bermuda Triangle Blend is a mix of varieties, blended together to provide improved turf density, color and moderate cold tolerance.


Offers the Turf Magician soil cultivator that cultivates, grades, seeds and rolls in a single pass, and the Turf Surgeon that aerates, dethatches and spikes.


Distributes turf care and sports turf maintenance equipment, including the Atom Professional Edger, Hayter Harrier Rotary Striping Mower and Spyker Spreaders.

Southern Athletic Fields

Mar Mix infield mix is red, screened and allows a firm, yet playable, surface. Works well with Mulemix Field conditioners.

Turf Specialties

The Thatch Master TM-720 has a working width of 72 inches and 35 seven-point, carbide-tipped blades spaced 2 inches apart. Requires 25 to 30 hp.

University of Georgia

UGA offers a Sports Turfgrass Management Certificate Course and a Principles of Turfgrass Management Course.

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.

Wiedenmann N.A.

The Terra Clean, with Honda engine drive, collects debris on artificial turf surfaces and can be adjusted to reach the top layer of infill.

STMA Show Booth Numbers

3 Tier Technologies 1302   Grigg Bros. 1030
Aer-Flo, Inc. 330   Gro-Power 231
AerWay 1015   Laser-Grader 839
Beacon Athletics 317   Newstripe 1131
Blec 909   Par Aide 331
Covermaster, Inc. 609   Pennington Seed 621
Diamond Pro 321   RotaDairon 930
Earth & Turf Products, LLC 1105   Seago/Allen/Atom/Hayter 1231
Ewing Irrigation 221   Southerern Athletic Fields 1221
First Products 630   Turf Specialties, Inc. 830
Gametime 337   University of Georgia 1429
Graff’s Turf Farms, Inc. 1305   West Coast Turf 1009
Green One Industries 309   Wiedenmann NA 1001