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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,

The STMA Audit: An Important Financial Control

May 1, 2018

In 2002, in reaction to major scandals at publicly traded business corporations, such as Enron and WorldCom, Congress passed the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX). This act has eight provisions; only one

Monthly Free Webinars

May 1, 2018

Mark your calendars for STMA’s new Free Webinar series! Every month, STMA will be promoting a different webinar with free access to the webinar for one week only. Keep a

GDPR – Effective May 25!

May 1, 2018

What is the GDPR? It is the General Data Protection Regulation, and it affects all EU citizens no matter where they are living now (EU countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic

Two-minute Tip to Success — Elevate your Career: Win an Award, Achieve Certification

May 1, 2018

Further your professional development by winning a Field of the Year award or achieving the CSFM designation or the Environmental Facility Certification -- or all three! Attaining recognition is a very