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Free Webinars in Nov. & Dec.

November 1, 2017

Take a sneak peak at the conference education! The 2018 Conference Education Program is packed full of exciting and informative presentations. This year speakers have volunteered to present short 15-30 minute

Don’t forget to sign up for SAFE’s events!

November 1, 2017

Topgolf Tournament Tues., Jan. 16, 12 - 3 pm SAFE introduces its newest event this year at Topgolf's newest location in Fort Worth. Open to all experience levels, Topgolf's state-of-the-art technology gives

Board Slate Finalized

November 1, 2017

Ballots to be sent Nov. 20 The SFMA Nominating Committee has set the Slate of Candidates for the 2018 Board of Directors elections. They will present the slate later this month

Mower Contest Closes Dec. 1

November 1, 2017

SFMA and SAFE, in partnership with Exmark Manufacturing and Project Evergreen (PE) is once again sponsoring the "Our Winning Green Space" contest. The contest gives municipal parks and recreation and public

Send us your Photos!

November 1, 2017

SFMA is still looking for “fun on the job” pictures! These pictures may be included in our video presented at the Annual Awards Banquet. Please send all photos to stmainfo@stma.org.

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