March 2017

SportsTurf provides current, practical and technical content on issues relevant to sports turf managers, including facilities managers. Most readers are athletic field managers from the professional level through parks and recreation, universities.

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Page 44 of 51 March 2017 | SportsTurf 45 Reaching the industry professionals you want to reach! The OFFICIAL online directory: STMA Sourcebook is an online directory of manufacturers and distributors of equipment and supplies used by professional sports turf maintenance professionals, irrigation contractors, sports turf managers, professional grounds managers, custom chemical applicators, and other green industry professionals. ARE YOU LISTED? Go to, search for your company, review, update and own your listing. Not there? You should be! Get yourself signed up today. Dr. Jason Kruse, University of Florida, was presented the Dr. William H. Daniel Award by the 2015 winner, Mary Owen, University of Massachusetts. away as a young man. SAFE has awarded the grant since 2009. Sponsored by Turface Athletics, it funds an STMA-affiliated chapter member's attendance to the conference. The internship grant named in honor of Gary Vanden Berg, CSFM, who was the Director of Grounds at the Milwaukee Brewers until his death in 2011. This grant commemorates Gary's contributions to the industry in promoting internships and creating excellent learning experiences for our student interns. The winner of the 2016 Gary Vanden Berg Internship Grant was Amanda Folck from Ohio State University. SAFE awarded 11 scholarships to 2-year, 4-year and graduate students. SAFE's top scholarship in a 2-year program is named after Fred Grau, the first turfgrass extension specialist in the US, and this year's winner was Gretchen Heimlich, Mt. San Antonio College. SAFE's other winner in a 2-year program is awarded a scholarship that honors Dr. James Watson. Dr. Watson, who was with the Toro Company for 36 years, is considered to be

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