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2019 Conference Tracks Determined

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 facility management.

  • The Professional Development track focuses on improving your operations by promoting your brand and mentoring and training your team of employees.
  • The Turfgrass Management track offers sessions that address soil issues and cultural practices for cool-season, warm-season and transition zone turfgrass managers.
  • Pest control will address reductions in pesticide and fertilizer applications, as well as how to discuss your pesticide program with the public. Also included will be updates on current control measures for turfgrass weeds.
  • The Synthetic track will update managers on current research, as well as synthetic care and maintenance.
  • Industry Developments provides updates to sports turf managers on new trends and technology in the industry. New research on field safety, turfgrass species and technology are featured in this track.
  • The Facility Management track helps you run your program more efficiently. This year features sessions on traffic issues, budgets and overall facility maintenance.
  • The Water track focuses on renovation, troubleshooting strategies, and how to test water and interpret the results.
  • Baseball will address infield management. A panel session will feature sports turf managers from all facility types to share tips and tricks for field maintenance.

The Conference Education Committee has created a program that has something for everyone. Don’t miss all that the 2019 Conference has to offer!