STMONY, the NY Chapter of Sports Turf Managers Association, will hold its 2nd Annual Educational Conference and Trade Show on November 12 & 13, 2009, at the Oncenter in Syracuse, NY.  A full day of keynote speeches, general sessions, educational seminars and a trade show is on tap for the event.  The keynote speech on the 12th will be given by the 1969 “Miracle Mets” star “Steady Eddie” Ed Kranepool.  “The Nitty Gritty Dirt Man”, George Toma will share his “Toma Tales” on the 13th.  Dr, Frank Rossi, “Turf Guru” from Cornell University, will present a different General Session each day.  This year, the Educational Program will feature over 28 conference sessions, presented by experts in the turf management fields.  DEC and CEU credits will be available to those attending the conference sessions. The expanded Trade Show will feature dozens of vendors, exhibiting new products and services

If you are involved in or responsible for managing, servicing, designing, caring for, or budgeting for sports fields, be it in schools, municipalities, parks, colleges, or private organizations, you won’t want to miss this event. Attending this event is a great opportunity to network, and learn from experts in the field of Sports Turf Management; You’ll increase your awareness of new products and services, familiarize yourself with proven and successful techniques and methods that can help you do your job better and save money; And you’ll have a chance to have all your product and equipment questions answered by your suppliers and vendors.

As part of its 2nd Annual Conference and Trade Show, STMONY, dedicated to facilitating professional networking and knowledge sharing within the sports turf industry, will present educational sessions on many topics, including Cost Saving Practices, Pest Management, Sports Turf 101, Synthetic Turf, Managing College Fields, Parks & Rec, Baseball and Softball Field Management, Revising Failed Fields, Managing Multi-User Fields and Understanding Soils.

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