A sound watering program should utilize only as much water as is needed by the turfgrass plants to produce healthy, vigorous and wear-resistant playing surfaces.
While they let your artistry shine and enhance the fan experience, they must never take precedence over field safety, playability or turfgrass health.
The key, whether dealing with strictly field issues or facility or city-wide issues, is to develop a workable plan and follow it consistently.
Depending on your location, facility and the sports played, summer can be your busiest or slowest time — or anywhere in between.
Seventy percent of baseball and softball takes place on the infield — for the safety of the athletes and top playability, a well-planned and consistent maintenance program is a must.
Practices must be adaptable, timely, safety-focused and within budget.
This maintenance practice can improve soil conditions, enhance field playability and help with turfgrass growth
This maintenance practice starts with what, when and where.
In today’s litigious environment, liability issues have become increasingly important to sports facilities, from professional stadiums to public and private venues for youth play.
SportsField Management connects with three experienced sports field managers for their insight on tackling the challenges related to caring for multiple municipal fields.