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Disinfecting Sports Fields – Natural Grass and Synthetic Turf

June 1, 2020

With the public restless to get back to recreational activities, safety concerns about the presence of coronavirus on athletic surfaces have been brought to the attention of sports field managers.

2021 Election Slate is Underway

June 1, 2020

Next month, you will receive a link to the form to indicate your interest in board service for 2021. The Nominating Committee encourages all members to consider board service. The

2nd Edition of Route to Recovery Guide in Progress

June 1, 2020

Sports Field Management 2nd Edition to the Route to Recovery Guide is being digitized and will be released the week of June 8. Included in this guide is the Playing

Service Pin Program Sunsets

June 1, 2020

The service pin program that recognizes years of membership within STMA in five-year increments is being sunset, as approved by the STMA Board of Directors at their April Board meeting. Data

EPA Reopens Public Comment Period on Proposed Interim Decisions for Neonicotinoids

June 1, 2020

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is reopening the public comment period for 30 days on the proposed interim decisions for the neonicotinoids acetamiprid, clothianidin, dinotefuran, imidacloprid, and thiamethoxam. EPA is

STMA Town Halls

June 1, 2020

STMA’s Town Hall meetings bring members of the industry together to learn about how sports field managers are setting their fields up for a successful reopening.  The session features a

Turf Rundown – Programmatic Approaches to Weed Control in Managed Turfgrass Systems

June 1, 2020

Jay McCurdy, Ph.D., assistant professor and extension specialist at Mississippi State University presents a research update concerning prevention and control of annual bluegrass, goosegrass and other troublesome turfgrass weeds. His presentation

STMA Home Page Redesign

June 1, 2020

We are pleased to announce that we are working on re-designing our STMA home page. After receiving feedback that our website can be a bit difficult to navigate, we have

2-Minute Tip to Success – 10 Tips to Staying Positive in the Workplace During COVID-19

June 1, 2020

Staying positive and optimistic during times of crisis can be challenging, but it’s critical to your mental well-being and immune system. Today, due to the hindrances caused by the Coronavirus

2021 Innovative Awards: Plan to Submit!

June 1, 2020

Receive recognition by your peers by applying for the Innovative Awards. The Innovative Awards were established to honor our commercial members whose innovation have made the sports turf manager more