Upcoming events

    • Tuesday, December 03, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Ken's Steak House, 95 Worcester Road, Framingham, MA 01701

    Know Your Audience: Strategies for Discussing Pest Management

    Public pressure regarding pesticide use has increased to the extent that many athletic field managers are now prohibited from using pesticides all together. Many professionals feel comfortable talking about the merits of pesticide use with colleagues but fall short when discussing the topic with those outside the green industry. Learn effective ways to confidently communicate the benefits of pesticide use with your facility’s decision-makers, stakeholders, and the general public.

    This dinner meeting will serve as NESTMA's Annual Meeting. Election results and plans for the coming year will be announced. You don't want to miss this important meeting.

    About our Speaker

    James Brosnan, PhD is a Professor in the Plant Sciences Department at the University of Tennessee (UT) and Director of the UT Weed Diagnostics Center. His research focuses on controlling unique and problematic turfgrass weeds, particularly phenotypes with resistance to herbicides.  

    Dr. Brosnan serves as an advisor to the Tennessee Turfgrass Association Board of Directors, and he is actively involved in the Weed Science Society of America, Southern Weed Science Society, GCSAA, and STMA. He has consulted at multiple venues on the PGA Tour (including several major championship host sites) in addition to National Football League franchises. Dr. Brosnan received a B.S. in turfgrass science from Penn State University, an M.S. in plant, soil and insect sciences (turfgrass) from the University of Massachusetts.

    This program is approved for one (1) Pesticide Applicators Continuing Education contact hour for all six New England states.

    Registration deadline: November 25, 2019


    5:00 p.m. Social Hour & Networking

    6:00 p.m. Educational Presentation

    7:00 p.m. Dinner, Dessert & More Networking

    Ken’s Steak House - home of the now famous Ken’s salad dressing - is a family-owned landmark location that has been serving the best prime and choice beef, as well as the freshest seafood, in MetroWest Boston for more than 80 years.

Past events

Thursday, October 03, 2019 MALCP/NESTMA Golf Tournament
Thursday, September 05, 2019 NHRPA/NESTMA Maintenance Workshop
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 Summer Field & Turf Education Day
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 Turf Techniques Workshop
Thursday, June 06, 2019 VRPA/NESTMA Vermont Maintenance Workshop
Wednesday, March 06, 2019 NESTMA Annual Meeting & Lunch
Tuesday, March 05, 2019 New England Regional Turfgrass Foundation Conference & Show
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 STMA Conference & Expo
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 Fall Workshop Registration
Thursday, October 04, 2018 MALCP/NESTMA Golf Classic
Wednesday, August 08, 2018 Summer Field Day
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 Spring Turf Day
Monday, March 05, 2018 New England Regional Turfgrass Conference
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 STMA Annual Conference
Thursday, October 05, 2017 2017 MALCP/NESTMA Golf Classic
Wednesday, October 04, 2017 Fall Workshop
Thursday, August 10, 2017 UConn Field Day
Thursday, August 03, 2017 Summer Field Day
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 NEPA/NESTMA Spring Workshop
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 VT/NH Spring Maintenance Workshop

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