Knowledge Center

STMA is committed to the continuing education of its members and the public. Resources have been compiled for public audiences to address natural grass benefits, sports field safety and synthetic turf. Technical resources have been developed to help sports turf managers maintain their sports fields and facilities. Professional development and management resources are also available to assist with facility operations and career advancement.

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Featured Education

Calibration Series:

Drop or rotary spreader? Boom or backpack/hand-held sprayer? Check out STMA’s series to correctly calibrate your fertilizer and pesticide application equipment this spring.

Irrigation Audit:

Conducting an Irrigation Audit - Irrigation audits are performed on sports fields to check the operation and efficiency of the irrigation system and to make sure all areas are receiving the appropriate amounts of water. Consider performing an audit when you fire up your system this spring to improve efficiency and reduce water costs.

Sod Installation:

Sod may be a good fit for your facility if seeking a surface that establishes quickly and is ready for play in a short time frame. STMA's bulletin on Sod Installation provides tips for site preparation, installation, and post-installation care.