Virginia STMA chapter hosting free symposium Dec. 16

The Virginia Sports Turf Managers Association is sponsoring a FREE educational opportunity to its members December 16 at the University of Virginia. The event will be held on the 3rd floor of Bryant Hall at Scott Stadium, said VSTMA president Dean Whitehead, CSFM. Parking passes will be available.

Sessions include presentations by Jeff Fowler, Penn State extension agent, on “7 Habits of Highly Defective Sports Turf Managers” and “Is My Field Safe?”, as well as a question-and-answer session with Virginia Tech’s turf team: Shawn Askew, Erik Ervin, Mike Goatley, and Brandon Horvath. Lunch, sponsored by Landscape Supply, Inc., will follow the symposium, and after lunch the chapter’s annual meeting will begin.

Registration required by December 5; contact or call 540-231-5312.