New England Sports Turf Managers Association2021-04-02T14:27:34-06:00


President’s Message
Legislative Update

Water: Functions, Flow and Forms

A summary of how water functions and flows within turfgrass, making recreational surfaces and the other functional, environmental and aesthetic benefits of turfgrass possible.
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Q & A: Modern Water Management

Irrigation is essential because it is the only way to develop a healthy stand of mature turfgrass in full sun year after year. In New England our variable climate has consistently brought drought conditions every year, or every other year…
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Synthetic Turf The Importance of Infill

Modern synthetic turf fields are highly engineered systems that are made up of several components. When working in unison, synthetic turf fields can create a safe, high performing athletic surface…
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IPM Steps to Reduce Chinch Bug

When a pesticide application is determined to be needed, as part of a comprehensive IPM program, all required precautions must be taken to minimize risk to people, as well as the environment, and to minimize the risk of pesticide resistance...
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When Doing Good is Good Business

Almost every organization is facing unprecedented difficulty in recruiting and hiring employees today. Whether the hesitancy to return to work is due to elevated unemployment benefits, lack of vaccination adoption, inconsistent childcare, or family health concerns, the labor problem remains.
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Member Spotlight on Brian Schools

Q & A with NESTMA Member Brian Schools – Sports Turf Manager with Parks and Recreation in Medfield, Massachusetts.
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