KAFMO members enjoy seminars, field days, publications and networking with other professionals in the sports turf industry.
Members receive a subscription to SportsTurf magazine and Pennsylvania Turfgrass magazine. Pennsylvania Turfgrass has a section dedicated to KAFMO news, articles and upcoming events

Any individual, institution, organization, vendor or supplier who has sincere interest in athletic field maintenance is welcome to become a member. Our members represent a wide range of professionals in the sports turf industry. From high school, collegiate and professional athletic facilities, to parks and recreation departments, municipalities, educators, youth leagues, contractors, and commercial vendors, our membership base is made up of a broad range of individuals who pool their knowledge together for the good of our craft.



  • KAFMO Patron - $30

  • Associate (Vendors/Suppliers) - $75

  • Student - $15

  • Honorary - Free


  • Summer - Field Day(s)

  • October - KAFMO Cup Open golf tournament – proceeds benefit the Awards Fund

  • January – Eastern Pennsylvania Turf Conference

  • January – Northeastern Pennsylvania Turf Conference

  • February – Annual KAFMO conference featuring seminars, exhibits and the annual awards program

  • February/March – Western Pennsylvania Turf Conference

  • March – Northwestern Pennsylvania Turf Conference


  • Grass species selection

  • Fertilization

  • Pesticide use

  • Soil amendments

  • Baseball infield mixes

  • Pitcher’s mound/Batter’s box repair

  • Grass cuttings

  • Drainage

  • Irrigation

  • Aeration

  • Top dressing

  • Equipment demonstration

  • Various other management techniques which improve playability, safety, and appearance of athletic fields.