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Summer Webinar Series

June 3, 2019

STMA is hosting a summer webinar series.  Dr. Travis Gannon, Associate Professor at North Carolina State University, will present 3 webinars on pesticide exposure on athletic fields. Synthetic pesticides are commonly

2020 Conference Tracks Determined

June 3, 2019

STMA’s Conference Education Committee is working hard to put together another fantastic education program.  The 2020 Conference will have 7 tracks focusing on the different aspects of sports field and

Turf Rundown – EPA Reaffirms that Herbicide Glyphosate Poses No Risk to Public Health

June 3, 2019

Glyphosate is the most widely used herbicide in U.S. agriculture and has been studied for decades. Glyphosate is used on more than 100 food and non-food crops, including ornamentals and

Plan to Submit – Innovative Awards

June 3, 2019

Receive recognition by your peers by applying for the Innovative Awards. The Innovative Awards were established to honor our commercial members whose innovation have made the sports turf manager more

Mark Your Calendar: ‘Stars and Stripes’ Contest Opens June 12!

June 3, 2019

Start planning today – our fourth annual "Stars and Stripes" contest launches June 12. Enter for a chance to win a complimentary pass to the 2020 STMA Conference next January

Conference Marriott Hotel Open!

June 3, 2019

The Marriott Hotel is now open for the 2020 STMA Conference with a rate of $195 a night. The conference will be taking place Jan. 13-16, 2020. The cutoff date

Two-Minute Tip to Success – What Kind of Leader are You?

June 3, 2019

Read here to find out why understanding your own approach matters, to get a breakdown of eight common leadership styles—along with their pros, cons, identifying characteristics—and to learn how you

Improve property inspections

June 3, 2019

Routine property inspections can provide valuable information to help facility management make more informed decisions when maintenance planning, says a recent article in Facility Executive. For facility managers looking for ways to reduce facility

NCS4 Best Practice: permitted and prohibited items

June 3, 2019

According to the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security at the University of Southern Mississippi: Establish a written policy regarding permitted and prohibited items on campus property and in campus venues.

Grippy and traffic mats

June 3, 2019

Are you tired of repositioning or resetting rubber-backed rental runners or flimsy absorbent floor mats throughout the day? In areas with lots of foot, cart or forklift traffic, inferior mats