SFMA Conference continuing education February 14

SFMA continues to provide education from its industry experts for following the conference. Every Tuesday at 2 p.m. EST and 3:15 p.m. EST SFMA will host a session. Be sure to register for each session so you do not miss these learning opportunities.

Join SFMA for the fouth in its series of continuing education on Tuesday, Feb. 14.

2-3 p.m. EST

Do Sustainable Varieties Impact Field Playability?

Kyley Dickson, Ph.D. – The University of Tennessee, Gregg Munshaw, Ph.D. – Pinnacle Agricultural Research Center

This talk will cover how sustainable turfgrass varieties can reduce inputs. We will discuss where to find information on sustainable turfgrass varieties in addition to their pros and cons. Also, discuss how sustainable grass varieties perform in player to surface interaction and ball to surface interactions for athletic fields.


3:15-4:15 p.m. EST

Crossing The Bridge: Working with Athletic Administration

Marc Moran, CSFM – Atlee High School

This presentation focuses on building, maintaining or repairing a healthy relationship between the sports field manager and athletic administration. The relationship is critical for the long-term success of the strong sports field system, no matter if you are at the K-12, Collegiate or professional level. Understanding the challenges of each allows the other to effectively make decisions and tackle issues or set effective goals for the athletic facility.


These sessions are free to attend, but you do need to register using the link above. Access instructions will be sent after you register.