STMA 25th Conference & Exhibition Show Guide

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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STMA Academy Take Advantage of the Second Year of the STMA Academy! Pre & Post Conference Workshops Members asked for high level education and the Academy delivers it. Academy sessions: - Offer high level learning opportunities - Result in a Certificate of Completion - Advance each year, adding the next higher level of education - Are included in the full conference registration price Tuesday, Jan. 21 2:30 - 5 pm - Choose One STMA 400 – Evaluation and Preparation of Fields for Heavy Use Speaker: Grady L. Miller, Ph.D. This session will address common questions related to athletic field overuse: What are the most important practices for the field? What can be done when fields start to wear? How much use can a field take? Attendees will come away with a better understanding of how to manage high use fields. STMA 401 – What Are Your Weeds Telling You? Speakers: Jim Brosnan, Ph.D.; Gerald Henry, Ph.D. This presentation will teach attendees the importance of indicator weeds and emphasize the integration of cultural and chemical practices for weed management programs on athletic fields. Atten-

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