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A Powerful Leadership Trait: Kindness

November 1, 2017

Successful companies know that embracing a kindness culture pays big dividends in staff morale and in the bottom line. Click here to read more about this unexpected leadership trait.

Mowing Patterns Contest Open

November 1, 2017

SFMA has launched its 5th annual mowing patterns contest. Members craft unique patterns for eligibility to win; only patterns produced with mowing equipment qualify. Entries are submitted via Facebook before

Water Conservation Practices Mitigate Nutrient Losses from Turf – Deficit Irrigation and Fertility Effects on NO3–N Exports from St. Augustinegrass

November 1, 2017

Dense, healthy turfgrass can retain properly-applied nitrogen fertilizer with minimal nutrient loss to the environment. In the southern U.S., urban water conservation strategies often include reduced irrigation programs which can

Are there really glow-in-the-dark soil organisms?

October 31, 2017

Soil is the living, breathing skin of the earth – it is literally alive. Every handful of soil is home to billions of microscopic organisms. Bacteria, fungi, protozoa, nematodes, and

Registration for the 2018 Conference is Now Open!

October 2, 2017

Registration to the 2018 Conference in Fort Worth, TX, is open. Take advantage of the lowest registration rates by registering online. Go to SFMA.org, click on Member log-in at the

Renew your 2018 Membership

October 2, 2017

Membership has its privileges, and SFMA wants to be sure your benefits continue seamlessly as we enter into the fourth quarter. Make certain that your SportsTurf subscription, access to specific

SAFE: Conference Events and How to Get Involved

October 2, 2017

The 2018 SFMA Conference in Fort Worth is expected to be our best yet, and to prove everything really is BIGGER in Texas, the SAFE Foundation is determined to have

SAFE has $2500 for your College Student!

October 2, 2017

If you have a child in college or enrolling, SAFE has $2500 available for up to two qualifying students. The student must be pursuing a field of study unrelated to

Awards/Scholarship Submittals Due Oct. 15

October 2, 2017

Submittals for the Field of the Year, Founders, Innovative Award, Scholarships, and Grants are all due on Oct. 15. If you are submitting to win a Field of the Year Award,

Pollinator BMPs in Turfgrass

October 2, 2017

Insects are the most common and abundant pollinators in our world today. Although bees may be the most well-known insect pollinators, there are many other different insect species, including butterflies,