Upcoming STMA chapter regional events

2019 Middle Tennessee Area TVSTMA meeting is March 6

8:00 AM – 3:00 PM, City of Franklin (TN) Parks Department

Dr. Gregg Munshaw, University of Kentucky, will be speaking on #Bluemuda and its application on Sports Turf; Dr. Alan Windham, UT, will be speaking on Soil Microbiology for turf grasses, and Thomas Trotter, Nashville Sounds Sports Turf Manager, will be leading a discussion on Infield Maintenance. There will also be a tour of the athletic facilities of Franklin Parks and Recreation (weather permitting). Info here

NESTMA annual meeting and lunch March 6 in Providence

As part of the 22nd annual New England Regional Turfgrass Conference, NESTMA will host their annual meeting at a lunch, 11 to 1 pm, at the Rhode Island Convention Center, Rotunda Room, in Providence. The show runs March 5-7.

A terrific program in store including:

  • Good food and great company: catch up with fellow NESTMA members and make new connections
  • Annual awards presentation: find out who will be named Sports Turf Manager and Commercial Partner of the Year
  • Rapid-fire idea exchange: explore mutual challenges and proven solutions in exciting roundtable conversations
  • Bring a guest: introduce a colleague to all that NESTMA has to offer


We want to ensure that everyone has a seat at the table and plenty to eat, so please reserve your spot by February 25. Attendance for current members is complimentary and you are encouraged to bring a sports turf colleague as your guest at no charge. Sponsored by Tom Irwin Inc.

NESTMA Annual Meeting is separate from your NERTC registration.

Please sign up online at NESTMA.org or by calling the NESTMA office at (508) 653-1241 by February 25.



(508) 653-1241

MASTMA Education day March 8

The Mid-Atlantic Sports Turf Managers Association (MASTMA) invites you to attend a day of education and networking at the Under Armour Performance Center (1 Winning Drive, Owings Mills, MD 21117) on Friday, March 8, 2019. The Virginia Tech Turf Team (Dr. Shawn Askew, Dr. Michael Goatley, and Dr. David McCall) will be discussing the following topics: Fertility of Bermuda Grass, Managing Weeds in Transition Zone, Disease Management, New Trial Products. Attendance qualifies for pesticide and fertilizer recertification.

To register, please visit MASTMA.org under Events (MASTMA Members are free of charge/Nonmembers are $50 to attend). We look forward to seeing you there!

We are planning a Field Day in late May at Washington College and then more during the summer and fall, but all of those dates are tentative… I can keep you posted. I keep our calendar updated on our website MASTMA.org and we are also on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter @MidAtlanticSTMA.