Upcoming Turf Workshops
We invite you to attend any of our workshops for athletic field maintenance training in Illinois. We also review other topics like caring for and handling sports field maintenance equipment.
ILSTMA Upcoming workshops 2019: Field Day – July 2019
The ILSTMA Winter Workshop/Annual meeting was held February 20, 2019 at Benedictine University in Lisle, IL.
The day included these featured speakers & topics:
- Dr. Pam Sherratt – The Ohio State University, “Turf Challenge Identification and Diagnosis/Quiz” and “Money Saving Agronomic Tips for Sports Turf Managers/Quiz”
- Travis Stephens – Park District of Oak Park, “Turf Management without Herbicides/Pesticides”
- Eric Simmons – Hunter Industries, “Irrigation, Audits, and New Technology”
A Special Thank you to our Meal Sponsors:
Thank you to the following vendors for sponsoring tables for our members to visit:
Advanced Turf Solutions, Beacon Athletics, Burris Equipment, CDM Turf Consulting, LLC, Conserv FS, FieldTurf, Hunter, JW Turf, National Seed, Nordic Plow, Precision Laboratories, RainBird, Redexim, Reinders, SiteOne, Soil Tech Corp., Sportsfields, Inc., Turf & Soil Consulting, Van’s Enterprises, and Waupaca Sand & Solutions.
Thank you to Gewalt-Hamilton Asssociates for donating 2 Bulls tickets to the top quiz scorer.
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ILSTMA Field Day REGISTER HERE! July 19, 2018 Impact Field – Home of the Chicago Dogs – 9850 Balmoral Avenue, Rosemont, IL 60018 Registration and Continental breakfast starts at 9:00 a.m. and the program will begin at 9:30 a.m. Lunch is included in the registration and the program will end at 1:00 p.m. The program includes Marc VanLanduyt of Van’s Enterprises speaking about the construction of the baseball field. Sam Turner,…Find out more »
Whether you choose to subcontract some of those services, or provide them in-house, it is critical to your profitability and customers’ satisfaction to stay informed about the latest turf care products and practices. This day of training and education is for any professional who cares for and looks after turf. Fees include free parking and lunch and access to Botanic Gardens before & after event.Find out more »
Both practitioners and experts will present and field questions on the approaches they take to cost-effectively manage grass to minimize environmental and health risk.Find out more »
November 8, 2018 9:00 a.m. to around 12:00 p.m. Starting tour at Glenview Park District Facility Services West Building - 655 Zenith Drive, Glenview, IL 60025 and continuing to Glenview Park Golf Club and The Grove Maintenance Facilities. Ground transportation between facilities via coach bus. Cost is $30 for Members and $40 for Non-members. There is also a $2.00 processing fee for each registrant. There is a limit of 50 registrants.Find out more »
The ILSTMA Board of Directors will meet December 11, 2108 at the residence of Tom Rychlik. We will start at 2:30 p.m. with a short social time, and start the board meeting at 3:30 p.m.Find out more »
STMA 30th Annual Conference & Exhibition January 22nd thru 25th, 2019 Phoenix Convention Center 100 N 3rd St, Phoenix, Arizona 85004 Phoenix, ArizonaFind out more »
The ILSTMA Winter workshop/Annual Meeting will be held February 20, 2019 at Benedictine University, Lisle, IL. The Featured Speakers along with the presentation topics and the day's agenda is on our Workshop/Events page. The registration pricing is also available there.Find out more »
Contact us today to discover more opportunities to learn about turf. We proudly serve professionals from all segments of the sports turf industry throughout the state of Illinois.