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Featured Speakers of the Month – Moran & Kurcab

August 1, 2018

Each month two 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! Marc Moran, CSFM

Taking the CSFM Exam at the Conference just got easier

August 1, 2018

Traditionally, the CSFM exam has been offered twice during each conference in a written format. The Certification Committee is piloting the new CSFM-on-line version at the Conference in Phoenix, which is

Turf Rundown – Turfgrass Science & Industry Cooperate to Answer the Call for Reduced Water Use

August 1, 2018

The turfgrass industry and turfgrass scientists have been focused on sustainable turfgrass management practices for many years, resulting in reduced input of fertilizers, pesticides, and other products. In more recent

Awards & Scholarship Software is Live!

August 1, 2018

STMA has implemented a new software for it Field of the Year Awards and its SAFE Scholarship Program. The deadline to submit for an award or scholarship is Oct. 15. Although

Nominate a Member who is an Environmental Steward

August 1, 2018

STMA’s Environmental Stewardship Award celebrates members who have helped to advance the professionalism of all STMA members as it relates to sustainable sports field management or who have advocated for

2-Minute Tip for Success – 4 Unique Ways to Make Everyone More Productive

August 1, 2018

With the introduction of technology as a norm into the workplace – hello iPhones – it’s often easy to feel that your team is lacking productivity. This month’s article touches

Great profile of MiLB groundskeeper who doubles as clubhouse manager

July 31, 2018

Robert Marston, RealClearLife, recently posted this article about Max Colten of Municipal Credit Union Park in Coney Island (NY); Colten is both head groundskeeper and clubhouse manager of the minor

Planting the love of turf early

July 31, 2018

By Pamela Sherratt, Ohio State: When I was 16, I embarked on a weeklong residential taster course at Myerscough College in England. The goal of the camp was to plant the

Pre-tax savings accounts for physical activity expenses?

July 31, 2018

According to the Sports and Fitness Industry Association, the US House of Representatives approved the Personal Health Investment Today (PHIT) Act, which would allow the use of pre-tax savings accounts

“The Water Zone” radio show gains fans, expands reach

July 31, 2018

The 2015 drought experienced in the Western U.S. is already beginning to feel like a distant memory. Watering restrictions have been lifted in many regions and reserves are at capacity.