July 2016

Enter STMA’s “Stars and Stripes” Contest!
To celebrate our nation's birthday, join us and share an image of your field as you highlight your stars and stripes. Enter for a...
 
A Call for Leadership
STMA's nominations for the 2017 Board of Directors election is now open. STMA is seeking interest from voting members from all categories of membership. Director positions that are open...
 
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle to Estimate Nitrogen Status of Turfgrasses
Spectral reflectance data originating from Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) imagery is a valuable tool to monitor plant nutrition and reduce nitrogen (N) application to real needs, thus...
 
Do We Have Your Correct Contact Information?
STMA will be publishing its Membership Directory next month and encourages you to review your information and update it, if necessary, to ensure its accuracy. Changes to your...
 
How Does Your Salary Compare?
Do you know how your salary compares to others in a similar work environment? You will, if you participate in the 2016 STMA Compensation Study. Each STMA member has been sent a link to...
 
SAFE Golf Tournament Location Selected!
The location for this year's SAFE Golf Tournament will be Hunter's Creek in Orlando, FL. The tournament this year will provide plenty of excitement including hole prizes and team prizes...
 
Proven Ways to Balance Work and Family – New Resource
Jobs in the sports turf industry are very stressful on both professional and personal fronts. Supervisors, coaches, players, and owners can have unrealistic expectations. You may not...
 
Sports Field ‘How-To’ Videos Wanted!
STMA is seeking educational videos that demonstrate maintenance practices for sports fields. The goal is to develop a collection of three-to-eight-minute educational videos focused on...
 
Environmental Facility Certification Program Gains Momentum
STMA rolled out its new environmental facility certification program in June. To date, 15 facilities are in various stages of the program. For more information on how you can...
 
Drs. Christians & Gannon: Featured Speakers of the Month
Each month two speakers presenting at the 2017 National STMA Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, Florida will be featured. Don't miss the educational opportunities offered at...
 
Honoring our Founders
STMA's four founders, Dr. William Daniels, Dick Ericson, Harry Gill, and George Toma determined that a formalized system to share information and best practices about natural grass...
 
Why You Should Use Twitter
STMA uses twitter to inform, educate and entertain its followers. Be a follower! Read...
 
Applying for Field of the Year?
If your field hosts a Summer sport, 3 PCIs are REQUIRED now.

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