Artificial Turf Deep Cleaning

Artificial Turf Deep Cleaning

Synthetic turf surfaces in use for any amount of time is a hard surface that has lost a lot of it's cushion; the turf fibers no longer stand up, are laying over and are fraying/breaking off; it has developed slight undulations and is uneven in places because the infill material has moved around due to traffic patterns on the field; contains a lot of trash and debris buried in the turf infill, creating a safety hazard…

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Infield Dragging

Infield Dragging
Infield skinned areas are the most used portion of any baseball or softball field and therefore need constant attention to insure good playing conditions. Infield skinned area soils should have 20 - 30% clay content. Because of this higher clay content, skinned areas can become too compacted which negatively impacts the overall quality of play.
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Overseeding Athletic Fields Q&A

Overseeding Athletic Fields Q&A

Overseeding Athletic Fields - Sports Field Q&A with Lee Smith of Texas Multi-Chem What is overseeding?  Why do we over seed? How should we prepare our turfgrass for overseeding? As the temperatures get cooler in the fall and the nights get longer warm season grasses will begin to slow their growth rate and even stop growth completely....

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Turf Maintenance: Mowing Height Preferences

Turf Maintenance: Mowing Height Preferences
Aside from the common guidance discussed previously, in-season mowing height can also vary based on the preferences of coaches and players. For example, a baseball field may be cut slightly higher if a pitching staff has a solid ground ball fly ball ratio and the taller turf will give the infield a better ability to make plays on the greater number of infield grounders.
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Sports Field Maintenance: Mowing

Sports Field Maintenance: Mowing
There is no single "ideal" mowing height for sports turf. Many factors are involved that will shape a mowing plan including the grass type, climate, time of year, even the intended speed and style of play of the team that will play on the field.
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Infield Maintenance - Part 5 - Fertilization, Weed Control

Infield Maintenance - Part 5 - Fertilization, Weed Control
Baseball and Softball Infield Maintenance. Part 5. Fertilization, Weed Control. The key elements to successful care of the turfgrass are mowing, irrigation, aerating, fertilization and weed control.
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