MINNESOTA PARK AND SPORTS TURF MANAGERS
ON WHEELS SET JUNE 28
TO TORO'S PLANT IN TOMAH
Tuesday, June 28, the MPSTMA Tour-on-Wheels bus
will depart from the Woodbury Cabela's parking lot with
a destination of The Toro Company's manufacturing plant in Tomah,
Register or More Information
STILL ROOM ON THE BUS!
MAKE PLANS FOR THE TOUR
Registration fee: $30.00
7:30 a.m. - Gather for Coffee & Donuts
8:15 a.m. - Load Bus for Tomah
11:00 a.m. - Arrive in Tomah – Overview
11:30 a.m. - Lunch
NOON - Tour Toro’s Manufacturing Plant
2:00 p.m. - Load Bus for Woodbury
5:00 p.m. - Optional Network Gathering
Co-Sponsored by The Toro Company,
MTI Distributing, Inc. and Reinders, Inc.
WHEELS - REGISTRATION FORM
Questions, call MPSTMA at 952-473-3722
register online >
TODAY - JUNE 7
Open House at Town & Country Fence
Tour-on-Wheels, Toro Manufacturing Plant
Plant Health Care Workshop,
UM St. Paul Campus
MPSTMA / IOWA Chapter Clash
St. Paul, MN
MTGF / UM Field Day at TROE
and UFORE Nursery in St. Paul
Tuesday, Wednesday &
Jan. 10, 11 and
Schedule at a Glance
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MTGF/UM FIELD DAY SET
AUG. 11 AT TROE CENTER
AND UFORE NURSERY
Turf & Grounds Field Day is back on the St. Paul campus this year as
the Minnesota Turf and Grounds Foundation once again partners with
the University of Minnesota to produce this event popular event at
TROE Center and UFore Nursery. Make plans to join us on Thurs., Aug.
11, 2016 for outdoor education presented by University of Minnesota
faculty and staff working in turfgrass science and horticulture. The
Field Day will run from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., with presentation
topics ranging from turfgrass species for natural areas to disease
management in turf and trees.
Vendor display opportunities are available contact the MTGF office
at 952-473-3722. Registration forms will be available soon.
PLANT HEALTH CARE WORKSHOP
SET JULY 7 AT UM ST. PAUL CAMPUS
Make plans to attend a Plant Health Care Workshop focusing on tree
and shrub health care. The workshop will take place at the UM St.
Paul campus’ Plant Growth Facilities on July 7 from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30
Both tree and shrub health will be the focus.
Registration fee is $145.
The Minnesota Shade Tree Short Course (STSC) and Minnesota Turf and
Grounds Foundation (MTGF) are partnering to help produce with this
workshop. The workshop will have light refreshments in the morning
and and a box lunch from Nelson’s in the early afternoon.
To register or more information, go to www.mtgf.org.
ANNUAL GOLF, SOFTBALL &
BOCCE BALL MATCHES
Set July 15-16 in St. Paul
these three MPSTMA golfers:
Joe Churchill and Jon Almquist and BEAT IOWA.
On Friday, July 15, golf will be played at
the Les Bolstad University of Minnesota Golf Course
in Falcon Heights near TROE Center. Bocce Ball and a barbecue will
take place at TROE on Friday night. A softball game between MPSTMA
and Iowa is scheduled for the next morning (July 16) at the
University of St. Thomas. ALL MPSTMA
MEMBERS ARE INVITED TO PLAY
golf, bocce, the barbecue and/or softball.
To participate: Contact Committee Chairs
Paul Griffin or the MPSTMA office
you like to participate in the process?
MPSTMA members annually renovate a sports field in Minnesota. If
you'd like to gain experience building a mound, batter's box and see
all the aspects of producing a great playing field, you should join
the CSP team!
Do you have a field that needs renovating?
www.mpstma.org/csp.htm to fill out an application. Deadline for
applications is July 1, 2016.
FIELD OF THE YEAR
DO YOU HAVE A FIELD THAT'S
LOOKING REAL NICE THIS YEAR?
THEN, TAKE PHOTOS, COMPLETE
AN APPLICATION AND ENTER!
APPLICATION DEADLINE: OCT.
FEATURE ARTICLE OF THE MONTH
Minneapolis Has Best Park System
In the USA – St. Paul is No. 2
By MELISSA TURTINEN
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MPSTMA MEMBER SPOTLIGHT
Park Maintenance Supervisor,
Certified Sports Field Manager
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