Upcoming SFMA chapter regional events

2019 Middle Tennessee Area TVSFMA meeting is March 6

8:00 AM – 3:00 PM, City of Franklin (TN) Parks Department

Dr. Gregg Munshaw, University of Kentucky, will be speaking on #Bluemuda and its application on Sports Turf; Dr. Alan Windham, UT, will be speaking on Soil Microbiology for turf grasses, and Thomas Trotter, Nashville Sounds Sports Turf Manager, will be leading a discussion on Infield Maintenance. There will also be a tour of the athletic facilities of Franklin Parks and Recreation (weather permitting). Info here

NESFMA annual meeting and lunch March 6 in Providence

As part of the 22nd annual New England Regional Turfgrass Conference, NESFMA will host their annual meeting at a lunch, 11 to 1 pm, at the Rhode Island Convention Center, Rotunda Room, in Providence. The show runs March 5-7.

A terrific program in store including:

  • Good food and great company: catch up with fellow NESFMA members and make new connections
  • Annual awards presentation: find out who will be named Sports Turf Manager and Commercial Partner of the Year
  • Rapid-fire idea exchange: explore mutual challenges and proven solutions in exciting roundtable conversations
  • Bring a guest: introduce a colleague to all that NESFMA has to offer


We want to ensure that everyone has a seat at the table and plenty to eat, so please reserve your spot by February 25. Attendance for current members is complimentary and you are encouraged to bring a sports turf colleague as your guest at no charge. Sponsored by Tom Irwin Inc.

NESFMA Annual Meeting is separate from your NERTC registration.

Please sign up online at NESFMA.org or by calling the NESFMA office at (508) 653-1241 by February 25.



(508) 653-1241

MASFMA Education day March 8

The Mid-Atlantic Sports Turf Managers Association (MASFMA) invites you to attend a day of education and networking at the Under Armour Performance Center (1 Winning Drive, Owings Mills, MD 21117) on Friday, March 8, 2019. The Virginia Tech Turf Team (Dr. Shawn Askew, Dr. Michael Goatley, and Dr. David McCall) will be discussing the following topics: Fertility of Bermuda Grass, Managing Weeds in Transition Zone, Disease Management, New Trial Products. Attendance qualifies for pesticide and fertilizer recertification.

To register, please visit MASFMA.org under Events (MASFMA Members are free of charge/Nonmembers are $50 to attend). We look forward to seeing you there!

We are planning a Field Day in late May at Washington College and then more during the summer and fall, but all of those dates are tentative… I can keep you posted. I keep our calendar updated on our website MASFMA.org and we are also on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter @MidAtlanticSFMA.