As we enter into a new year, we are also readying our plans for spring field preparations. One of the first steps in this process …
In addition to the prevention of broken pipes and system components due to freezing and expansion, this is a good time to investigate flaws and additional maintenance procedures.
The Irrigation Association is a valuable and essential resource for sports turf managers.
The major goals are reduced water usage, increased distribution uniformity and improved turfgrass health.
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.
Healthy turfgrass is dependent on the correct amount of irrigation.
It’s fairly simple to track and measure important rainfall data.
Conservation takes a comprehensive management approach.
They can reduce intense maintenance while improving a field’s drainage capability.
“Delivering and applying a precise amount of water to sports turf at just the right time is where art meets science.”