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Turf Rundown – Epidemic in Turf Management: Herbicide Resistance in Annual Bluegrass

December 3, 2018

Annual bluegrass is one of the most common weeds of turfgrass on golf courses, sports fields and sod farms, not to mention residential and commercial lawns. Unfortunately, this nemesis of

New Conference Hotel Available

November 1, 2018

We have opened up another hotel, as our host hotel’s room block is booked. Our second hotel will be the Hilton Garden Inn Phoenix Downtown with a rate of $169

STMA selects MiLB Sports Turf Managers of the Year

November 1, 2018

In partnership with Minor League Baseball, STMA has been spearheading a program since 2000: the Sports Turf Manager of the Year Awards. The program is sponsored by John Deere. Each of

2019 Membership Renewals Underway

November 1, 2018

Renew online at for a quick and seamless process. When you submit your renewal, you will immediately receive a receipt by email. The membership year ends Dec. 31. You

STMA Receives PGMS 2018 Gold Medal Award

November 1, 2018

The Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) presented its 2018 Gold Medal Award to STMA on Oct. 18 at the PGMS Annual Awards Dinner. STMA President Sarah Martin, CSFM accepted the

Nominating Committee Announces 2019 Slate

November 1, 2018

The STMA Nominating Committee announces the Slate of Candidates for the 2019 Board of Directors election. Those appearing on the ballot include: Immediate Past President: Sarah Martin, CSFM, City of Phoenix,

2-Minute Tip to Success — When Someone Asks You for a Reference

November 1, 2018

You may be asked to provide a reference at some point in your career. If you’re an employer, supervisor or instructor, you can expect students or employees to request one

STMA Speaks in Argentina; Next up is China

November 1, 2018

On Sept. 18, Kyley Dickson, Ph.D., University of Tennessee presented two talks in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He spoke on soils and overseeding to 180 people from several South American countries.

Mowing Patterns Contest – Submit by Nov. 16

November 1, 2018

Members craft unique patterns for eligibility to win complimentary registration to the 2019 STMA Annual Conference in Phoenix. Entries are submitted via Facebook before November 16; only patterns produced with