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BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP

When you join the New York State Turfgrass Association, you join company with some of the best minds in the business - successful turfgrass professionals who have benefited from the information and expertise NYSTA has to offer. More than ever before, you need to know what's happening in the green industry and be ready to face the many challenges that we encounter. You need to be aware of new technology, the latest research findings, and critical changes in regulations. Now YOU can get the information you need to succeed. Every member of NYSTA plays an important role in shaping the future of our industry.

Remember, NYSTA membership doesn't cost, it pays!

As a NYSTA member, you will benefit from:

Educational Opportunities
· Turf & Grounds Exposition
· NYSTA Southeast Regional Conference
· NYSTA Adirondack Regional Conference
· NYSTA Western Regional Conference
· NYSTA Long Island Regional Conference
· NYSTA Winning Fields Seminar
· Cornell Turfgrass Short Courses

· Statewide seminars held throughout the year, with a variety of topics for all green industry professionals.

· NYSTA Challenge Golf Tournament

Publications
· Online Membership Directory
· ShortCUTT e-zine (emailed weekly during growing season)
· NYSTA Sports Turf Manual

· Branching Out e-zine (emailed bi-monthly during growing season)

· The opportunity to meet with your peers and expand your circle of valuable business contacts at any of NYSTA's conferences and seminars.

Money-Saving Opportunities
· Discounts on conference registrations and conference hotel accommodations, member-only rates on resources such as slide sets and books.

NYSTA's Support of Research and Education

NYSTA's Efforts Regarding
· Regulatory and Legislative Issues

NYSTA Scholarships

NYSTA Membership Categories

Grounds Maintenance
Parks/Recreation
Equipment Managers
Lawn/Landscape
Extensions/Educator
Sales/Manufacturing
Schools
Growers
Sod Farm
Sports Turf
Cemetery
Golf Course
Student
Educator

 

Organization dues may be deductible as professional or business expenses, to the extent allowable by law. Dues and other contributions to local, state or national associations are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes.