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Board Slate Finalized

November 1, 2017

Ballots to be sent Nov. 20 The STMA Nominating Committee has set the Slate of Candidates for the 2018 Board of Directors elections. They will present the slate later this month

Mower Contest Closes Dec. 1

November 1, 2017

STMA and SAFE, in partnership with Exmark Manufacturing and Project Evergreen (PE) is once again sponsoring the "Our Winning Green Space" contest. The contest gives municipal parks and recreation and public

Send us your Photos!

November 1, 2017

STMA is still looking for “fun on the job” pictures! These pictures may be included in our video presented at the Annual Awards Banquet. Please send all photos to stmainfo@stma.org.

A Powerful Leadership Trait: Kindness

November 1, 2017

Successful companies know that embracing a kindness culture pays big dividends in staff morale and in the bottom line. Click here to read more about this unexpected leadership trait.

Mowing Patterns Contest Open

November 1, 2017

STMA has launched its 5th annual mowing patterns contest. Members craft unique patterns for eligibility to win; only patterns produced with mowing equipment qualify. Entries are submitted via Facebook before

SAFE Needs Auction/Raffle Items

November 1, 2017

The STMA Conference is the main fundraising opportunity for The SAFE Foundation, STMA's charity. SAFE holds several events during the conference: a golf tournament, bowling match, live auction, silent auction

Featured Speakers of the Month

November 1, 2017

Each month two speakers presenting at the 2018 National STMA Conference and Exhibition in Fort Worth, Texas will be featured. Don't miss the educational opportunities offered at the conference! Dr. Nick

Water Conservation Practices Mitigate Nutrient Losses from Turf – Deficit Irrigation and Fertility Effects on NO3–N Exports from St. Augustinegrass

November 1, 2017

Dense, healthy turfgrass can retain properly-applied nitrogen fertilizer with minimal nutrient loss to the environment. In the southern U.S., urban water conservation strategies often include reduced irrigation programs which can

Start preparing for the STMA Student Challenge

October 31, 2017

The Student Challenge is presented in partnership with the SAFE Foundation, Founding Partner Hunter Industries, and supporting sponsor Ewing. Each year students from 2-year and 4-year colleges and universities across

Are there really glow-in-the-dark soil organisms?

October 31, 2017

Soil is the living, breathing skin of the earth – it is literally alive. Every handful of soil is home to billions of microscopic organisms. Bacteria, fungi, protozoa, nematodes, and