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SAFE Scholarship and Grants

September 1, 2022

Applications for SAFE Scholarships and Grants are open! The deadline to submit is Oct. 15. SFMA’s scholarships for those in turfgrass management programs include named scholarships: The Dr. James Watson, sponsored

Founders Nominations are Open!

September 1, 2022

Oct. 15 is the deadline to nominate a deserving member that emulates one of SFMA’s four founders: Dr. William Daniel, George Toma, Dick Ericson and Harry Gill. These Founders Awards

2023 Innovative Awards: Deadline is Oct. 15th

September 1, 2022

Receive recognition from your peers by applying for the SFMA Innovative Awards! The Innovative Awards were established to honor our commercial members whose innovations have made the Sports Field Manager

Featured Speakers of the Month

September 1, 2022

SFMA’s Conference Education Committee has put together an exciting and informative education program for the 2023 Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah!  Each month, speakers presenting at the conference will

2-Minute Tip For Success – Why You Should Attend a Conference in Your Field

September 1, 2022

With registration opening on October 15th, many of you may be toying with the idea of attending our 2023 conference and exhibition in Salt Lake City. Whether the decision is

Turfgrass Rundown – Women-led Grounds Crew to Make History at Little League Softball World Series

September 1, 2022

We want to continue to highlight the amazing women in our industry! In mid-August the Little League Softball World Series took place in Greenville, North Carolina. For the first time

RISE members gather for 32nd annual meeting

August 29, 2022

RISE (Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment) members gathered for the association’s 32nd annual meeting on shoreline property of Lake Oconee, Ga. More than 150 attendees met for three days to

Hancock Turfgrass Research Center gains certification in environmental stewardship program

August 29, 2022

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Michigan Turfgrass Environmental Stewardship Program (MTESP) recognized the Hancock Turfgrass Research Center for its efforts to ensure environmental stewardship and enhance wildlife

NESTMA Fall Turf Day announced

August 29, 2022

The New England Sports Turf Managers Association (NESTMA) announced that its Fall Turf Day will be held in Framingham, Mass., on October 12. NESTMA’s education committee is planning a program

Packers Foundation, NFL Foundation donate $200,000 to Challenger Field Redevelopment Project

August 25, 2022

The Green Bay Packers Foundation has awarded the Challenger League and Fox Valley Pop Warner with a $200,000 grant for the Challenger Field Redevelopment Project at Plamann Park in Appleton,