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April 21, 2021

Best Management Practices for the Sports Field Manager: A Professional Guide for Sports Field Management serves as a comprehensive compilation of environmental best practices for SFMA members and non-members, equipping them with the tools and resources to document solid environmental

Hazard Communication – Aquatrols

April 15, 2020

Abandoned But Not Forgotten

April 15, 2020

A stay-at-home order due to the COVID-19 pandemic is preventing me from maintaining our school’s athletic fields. I’m an employee of the school system and was sent home. With very little advance notice, I was not able to get my

Where Do I Start to Maintain My Athletic Fields Again?

April 15, 2020

By Adam Thoms and Nick Christians, Iowa State University Perhaps you are among the many athletic field managers that have been told to lock the gates to your facilities and not report into work until the COVID-19 situation improves. While we

Route to Recovery

April 15, 2020

  SFMA has developed many resources to help you with your field management challenges during these ever-changing times. From step-by-step processes to address fields with no play to those that have multiple sports seasons co-scheduled, you can find useful and implementable

Commercial Partners Virtual Learning Lab

April 14, 2020

Toro - The Water Zone Podcast Beacon Athletics - GroundskeeperU Beacon Athletics - Ballfield Dimension Guide Aquatrols - Hazard Communication ProField Consulting - En Espanol RainBird - Knowledge Center Harrells-Education Center Pioneer Athletics- Education Center Ewing Irrigation - Education Webinars John Deere- Cut Quality Guide  Quick Adjust Reel Cutting

Field and Facility Recovery Resources

April 14, 2020

Webinar: Ross Bernstein "The Champion's Code" Access the Recorded Webinar Here "The Champion's Code" is Bernstein's highly successful method that hones-in on the characteristics that are common between champions in sports and peak performers in business. Learn how to apply a champion’s

Feature Video

March 04, 2020

Barry Stewart, Ph.D. of Mississippi State University lends his expertise on athletic field soils and shares best practices for managing them. This presentation was given at last month's annual conference in West Palm Beach, Florida.  To access all of the recorded


January 03, 2019

Microcredential program coming soon! If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer McLendon at jmclendon@sportsfieldmanagement.org or 800-323-3875.

A Guide to Synthetic and Natural Turfgrass for Sports Fields: Selection, Construction and Maintenance Considerations

November 20, 2018

4 TH        E  D  I  T  I  O  N     A Guide to Synthetic and Natural Turfgrass for Sports Fields Selection, Construction and Maintenance  Considerations                                                 There were many in the industry who provided information for the Guide. Special recognition goes to the 2005 SFMA