Industry News

SAFE needs auction/raffle items

November 14, 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

STMA Board slate finalized

November 7, 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 via electronic

Field Performance Study – STMA needs your participation!

November 7, 2017

What is it: STMA received a grant to investigate if it was possible to determine when a field becomes unsafe for athletes. Led by Dr. Brad Fresenburg, STMA’s Playing Conditions Index

‘Turf man’ says goodbye to Merlo (or not!)

November 7, 2017

By Ana Clyde Update: According to Athletics Director Scott Laykam, Kevin White has decided not to stay with Wilbur Ellis and is coming back to University of Portland.  He starts back full

Fenway Park transitions for Gridiron Series

November 7, 2017

The Fenway Park grounds crew continues the ballpark’s transformation from a Major League Baseball diamond to a multi-purpose football field, as Fenway Sports Management prepares to host the The Fenway

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

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