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Mark Your Calendar: ‘Stars and Stripes’ Contest Opens June 13

June 1, 2018

Start planning today – our third annual "Stars and Stripes" contest launches June 13. Enter for a chance to win a complimentary pass to the 2019 STMA Conference next January

Summer Webinar Series

June 1, 2018

STMA is hosting three webinars this summer that focus on safer sports fields: July 2, July 10 and Aug. 13. July 2 at 1 pm ET Dr. Gerald Henry, Athletic Association Endowed

Invest 2 Hours & Achieve Environmental Certification

June 1, 2018

Sports turf managers have long been known for their careful management of sports fields to protect the environment. Your work involves using best management practices for field maintenance. Thus, your

2019 Conference Tracks Determined

June 1, 2018

STMA’s Conference Education Committee is working hard to put together another fantastic education program. The 2019 Conference will have 8 tracks focusing on the different aspects of sports field and

STMA Named Community Partner

June 1, 2018

STMA has been named a Community Partner of the Green Sports Alliance Summit for the sixth year. The annual Summit will be held June 26-27 in Atlanta at the LEED

2-Minute Tip to Success – Use Staff Meetings to Advance Professionalism

June 1, 2018

Every sports turf manager has meetings with his or her crew. Take a few minutes at each to impress upon your staff the importance of professionalism, on and off the

Turf Rundown – Evapotranspiration Rates of Turf Bermudagrasses under Nonlimiting Soil Moisture Conditions in Oklahoma

June 1, 2018

Due to limited water availability and increasing water costs, it is essential to identify and utilize turfgrasses with reduced water use rates. The objective of this study was to evaluate

2019 SAFE Golf Tournament Course Revealed!

June 1, 2018

SAFE is happy to announce that the 2019 SAFE Golf Tournament at the STMA Annual Conference will be going back to its roots for a traditional golf setting. Taking place

New Educational Bulletin – Laser Grading Sports Fields

May 1, 2018

Grading is the process of leveling a land surface to a desired gradient by cutting, filling, and smoothing the soil. In the athletic field construction industry, laser grading establishes surface

Turf Rundown — Turfgrass Winter-Kill Recovery Strategies

May 1, 2018

Turfgrass grown in stressful conditions such as shade, low mowing heights, and/or compacted soils is typically more susceptible to low temperature injury. Most turfgrass sites do not experience complete winter-kill,