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.


Everyone should be seeing membership renewals coming out soon, if you have not already seen them.  You can pay for those through PayPal on this website.

Blog Posts

We will be starting a revolving Blog posts this year.  Blog post will hit every two weeks to once a month.  Anyone wishing to write a blog post please contact Brad Nevitt at  The blogs are set to begin this week, with this being the first.  Look for our next post middle of the month.  We will keep you posted through Twitter as well.

2016 KYSTMA Natural Field of the Year

Anyone wishing to enter your natural non collegiate/non pro field for this years Field of the year or have any questions please contact The East Area Director Eric Harshman.  Up to four pictures can be submitted for the entry.  The winner will be announced at the KTC Conference in the fall.

2016 Area Directors


Mike Winkenhoffer, Mike Mason, and Chris Waldridge


Eric Harshman


Mickey Lovett


Tyler Lenz

A special thank you to these gentlemen for volunteering for these important roles within the KYSTMA.  Your area directors are here to answer any questions you may have in regards to sports turf management, the KYSTMA, or the industry.   Please reach out and introduce yourself to them, they are a great resource, and are here to help.

2016 Calender Snapshot.

February 24th and 25th

UK/KTC Short Course in Shepherdsville, KY.   Registration is available online at

October 19-21

Kentucky Turgrasses Council Conference and Trade Show will be held this year in Louisville in conjunction with the GIE.  More information will follow as we get closer to those dates.


Talks have begun for a end of June field day.  More details to follow

July 14

UK Research Field Day.  Reminders through this website as well as through Twitter will be posted once registration becomes available.

Thanks again to all who make this organization great, we are looking forward to a great 2016

Brad Nevitt

KYSTMA Website/Social Media coordinator





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