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Environmental Certification Program Price to Increase

December 3, 2018

STMA has offered its Environmental Facility Certification program to the membership since 2016, virtually at no charge. Once certification has been received, the facility would then pay $100 for the

Conference Registration Costs Increase Jan. 4

December 3, 2018

If you plan on attending the STMA annual conference, register now and save! The on-line registration rates increase on Jan. 4, 2019! This may allow you the flexibility to pay

Mowing Patterns Winner Announced

December 3, 2018

Congratulations to Kyle Calhoon, Sports Turf Manager at the Hartford Yard Goats (Hartford, Conn.), for being selected as the sixth annual “Mowing Patterns Contest” winner. Calhoon was selected via a Facebook

STMA to Co-brand Sports Fields Book, 3rd Edition

December 3, 2018

STMA and Wiley Publishing entered into a contract to exclusively co-brand the 3rd edition of Sports Fields: A Manual for Design, Construction and Maintenance. STMA and Wiley have had a similar

Featured Speakers of the Month

December 3, 2018

Each month speakers presenting at the 2019 National STMA Conference and Exhibition in Phoenix, Arizona will be featured. Don't miss the educational opportunities offered at the conference! Bill Kreuser, Ph.D. is

Register for the STMA Student Challenge!

December 3, 2018

The 2019 STMA Conference will be taking place January 22-25 in Phoenix, Arizona. Don’t forget to register to take part in the STMA Student Challenge by December 15. Registrations will

Turf Rundown – Epidemic in Turf Management: Herbicide Resistance in Annual Bluegrass

December 3, 2018

Annual bluegrass is one of the most common weeds of turfgrass on golf courses, sports fields and sod farms, not to mention residential and commercial lawns. Unfortunately, this nemesis of

Hammer time: management practices and field surface hardness

November 30, 2018

By Chrissie Segars, PhD, Adam Thoms, PhD, Tim VanLoo, CSFM, and Jeff Salmond, CSFM As sports field managers, you take pride in your field and want it to be not only

Performance testing on bermudagrass fields

November 30, 2018

By Taylor Williams and Dr. John Sorochan Bermudagrass athletic fields are commonly located in areas with hot, dry summers and it is chosen due to its recuperative potential and drought tolerance.