2017 Dues and Short Course Info

Hello Members, We wanted to get out a quick note about a few items. First: It does look like we have a better handle on the website for this year. It has taken a little but of time and self teaching on our end but we have battle through. Keep Checking for...

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2017 Turfgrass Field Day

The 2017 KYSTMA Turfgrass Field Day has been set for June 30, 2017, at The University of Louisville Papa Johns Cardinal Stadium.  Please see attached sheets for information on the day as well as parking, and where to meet.  See you there!!!!!

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2017 KYSTMA Turfgrass Field Day

The 2017 KYSTMA Turfgrass Field Day has been set for June 30, 2017, at The University of Louisville Papa Johns Cardinal Stadium.  Please see attached sheets for information on the day as well as parking, and where to meet.  See you there!!!!!  ...

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New Mailing Address

Dear Membership, We have a new mailing address at the KySTMA, please send all correspondence to the below address KySTMA PO Box 18516 Louisville, KY 40216 The only change is the new zip code... Thanks

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2017 Dues and Short Course

Hello Members, We wanted to get out a quick note about a few items. First: It does look like we have a better handle on the website for this year. It has taken a little but of time and self teaching on our end but we have battle through. Keep Checking for new updates...

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The National Sports Turf Managers Association Conference and show has officially begun. From those of us at the KySTMA we want to wish not only all of our members but all members of the STMA and their guests a great time this week. Safe travels to all and hopefully a...

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays…

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all our KYSTMA members and your families.  2016 has been a very unusual year for sports turf managers and well as the KYSTMA.  We have seen several hurdles this year including our website.  Hopefully we are getting closer to...

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Dr. AJ Powell Field of the Year Award

Please if you have submitted a FOY entry prior to September 26, 2016. We would ask that you re-submit to Eric Harshman at Eric_Harshman@berea.edu. Sorry for any inconvience this may have caused. Thank You Toby

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Dear Membership,   below low you will find the link to the 2016 OSTMA Field Day on July 11.  Looks like a great event, with education, tours and networking with our fellow sports turf managers in Ohio.  We look forward to seeing you there.  ...

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Pay Pal up and Running

Once a year Touchdown Level : $500.00 USD - yearly Fieldgoal Level : $100.00 USD - yearly Professional Sports Turf Manager : $40.00 USD - yearly Additional Sports Turf Manager (same facility) : $20.00 USD - yearly Additional commercial member (same company) : $20.00...

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This months post from Mr. Eric Harshman

During this time of year we are pulled in multiple different directions with all that we need to accomplish on our sports fields, landscape beds and common areas. Not to add more to our every growing responsibilities, but I want to give everyone a quick reminder the...

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I hope everyone’s spring is going well—it looks like the weather is finally going to change for us so the grass is about to really crank up! Our field day date has been set for July 14 in Lexington. The day will be very similar to last year with a trade show, tours,...

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Pay Pal

Membership Level Sports Turf Manager $40.00 USD Sports Turf Manager, same facility $20.00 USD Student $10.00 USD Coach $10.00 USD Educator $10.00 USD Volunteer/Part Time Staff $10.00 USD Commercial - TOUCHDOWN Level $500.00 USD Commercial - FIELD GOAL Level $100.00...

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Pay Pal

we are currently experiencing difficulties with pay pal, please stand by we re working to correct this problem

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Your Commercial Members…

Spring is here! In the world of the sports turf manager, that means it is finally time to get out of the office, and get back to doing what we all love the most. It is time to start waking up your fields, and getting them ready for the upcoming seasons of 2016 and...

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Update from KYSTMA board meeting

Dear KYSTMA, The Board of Directors met yesterday to discuss the upcoming 2016 year.  We wanted to take a few minutes and touch base with you on a few items discussed. Membership Everyone should be seeing membership renewals coming out soon, if you have not already...

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Working for you…

The KYSTMA executive committee and board of directors will be meeting this Thursday January 28th.  If anyone has any questions or thoughts that you would like to be addressed please email myself at bnevitt@advancedturf.com or any of the executive committee and we will...

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STMA National Conference Jan 2016

The STMA national conference and show is quickly approaching.  This years show will be held in San Diego, California.  Go to www.stma.org for show and registration details.  We look forward to seeing you there.   ...

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Website 2015-2016

Dear KYSTMA membership, I wanted to take a quick moment and touch base with you on our website.  I will be handling the website for the upcoming year and have been getting my feet wet this morning with a few updates and this article.  Please bare with me as this is...

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2015 Membership Dues

The Kentucky Sports Turf Managers Association is an organization committed to leadership in Kentucky’s sports turf industry by promoting professionalism, safe and quality playing surfaces, local education, and turfgrass research. We need your support to continue our...

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KySTMA Dr. AJ Powell Field of the Year Award

Introducing the Dr. AJ Powell Field of the Year Award Program! The KySTMA Field of the Year Award is named in honor of Dr AJ Powell.  Dr Powell has had some type of influence, either directly or indirectly, on every athletic field built in the Commonwealth of Kentucky...

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  There are a few FullTime Sports Turf Management Jobs currently available in the area with some great organizations.  Check them out! Grounds Crew - Louisville Slugger Field Groundskeeping Laborer - Paul Brown Stadium Manager of Grounds - P&G Cincinnati MLB Urban...

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Upcoming KySTMA Business Meeting at Short Course

The next KySTMA business meeting will take place at the Short Course on Thursday, the 26th.  It will be during the afternoon break at 2:50 PM 2:50 – 3:10 PM – KySTMA Annual Business Meeting Make sure you come to the meeting to find out about some new things and help...

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KTC and KySTMA Conference Coming Soon

We need your support  and attendance at our upcoming KySTMA conference session on Wednesday, October 23, 2013.  Belterra has been a great site for us in the past and we look forward to possibly entering the golf tournament on Monday, Oct 21, the opening session,...

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KySTMA Regional Workshop – June 25

This will likely be the most outstanding workshop that we have gven in years.  The am session will be held at the Campbell County Extension Office.  We have six speakers, all with Professional and College experience.  The pm session will be held at the Bengals...

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UK Turf Research Field Day & Painting Demo – June 13

The annual UK Turf Research Field Day is Thursday, June 13.  Program details and Registration information is on the UK web site at www.uky.edu/ag/ukturf. The usual research wagon tours will preceed the fabulous lunch, cooked and  served on the Spindletop grounds.  The...

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Western Kentucky Sports Turf Workshop – May 16

Our second Sports Turf Workshop of the season is scheduled for May 16, with  morning seminars to be held at the Daviess County Ext Office and the afternoon session held at various Owensboro parks.  We have a great and large group of speakers and Eddie Atherton, the...

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2013 Confirmed Dates for KySTMA Activities

Feb. 28 - KySTMA Conference,  KTC Short Course on Feb -27 & 28 and Pesticide Training on Feb 26 --All at Crown Plaza, Louisville May 8 - Elizabethtown Sports Turf Workshop with James Bergdoll at the Elizabethtown Sports Park May 16 - Henderson County Sports Turf...

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KTC / KySTMA Annual Conference Fast Approaching

October 15 - 17 is the date of our Annual Conference.  This conference includes our annual KySTMA Business meeting and separate program.  It will be held again this year at the Belterra Resort, Florence, Indiana, only a Drive and Chip Shot across the Ohio from the...

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KTC/KySTMA Newsletter Changes Underway.

Dr. Dwight Barkley has edited and produced the KTC Newsletter from its inception almost FORTY (40) years ago.  That is almost unbelievable.    Most of that time he was also the Executive Director and Treasurer of the KTC.  He not only was  instrumental in starting...

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Central KY Sports Turf Workshop – 5 June, 2012

This workshop will be held at Saint Catharine's College and with a side trip to Makers Mark.  Dr. Mike Goatley, current President of the national Sports Turf Managers Association, author of several sports turf books and Washington County KY native will be our...

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Western KY Sports Turf Workshop

The Western KY Sports Turf Workshop, to be held at the Henderson Extension office and the Henderson High School,  is only one week away.  Please pre-register so we can order the correct number of lunches.  These will be free to those pre-registered.  We have an...

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2012 Workshop News

Plans are finalized for our first 2012 workshop.  Since the lunch is free, we need participants to register with the Campbell County Extension office (see brochure).  Commercial companies interested in exhibiting their products or demonstrating equipment at this...

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Fantastic few days at the #OTFShow. Great to catch up with old and new friends. #OTFExperience Great education and classes. #OTFLearning @OhioTurfgrass


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If y’all want info on Bluemuda this is the place to be on Dec 11th! https://t.co/RsaUJOZzvf

Great educational opportunity on Dec. 11th in Louisville at Woodhaven Country Club.

Finishing up my presentation for @OhioTurfgrass this week! 🤓🤓 Looking forward to the conference next week #bluemuda #turfgrass #sportsturf #grassnerds

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Join Tom Nielsen and the crew @batsgrass for an opportunity like no other. This opportunity will help lay the foundation for future endeavors in the Sports Turf industry @FieldExperts

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FYI WORLD Sportsturf Managers throughout the nation do a marvelous job. If you haven’t been in the grind before you have no idea what it’s like. Proud of all the men and women in @FieldExperts

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Still accepting applications for the 2019 season to be the Grounds Assistant for the @QCRiverBandits

Send me an email with your resume or DM me for more info

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