BLEC Changes Name to STEC

BLEC USA, Inc. has undergone several changes, including a new name, STEC, Inc., or Specialized Turf Equipment Co. The name was chosen to more accurately reflect what the company does. The everyday workings of the company will remain the same, and it has added new employees and implemented new policies. It also plans for a larger facility, an increase in personnel and new products.

OSTMA & OSU Extension Offer Short Course

The Ohio Sports Turf Managers Association and Ohio State University Extension will offer the Ohio State Sports Turf Short Course on February 24-25 at the Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center in Columbus, Ohio. The two-day program will offer networking opportunities for sports turf managers, OSU turf students and the OSU Turfgrass Science Team. Educational sessions will include topics such as carbon sequestration, irrigation options, weed control, equipment, disease update, pesticide application technology, baseball infield maintenance, synthetic turf and more.