Sports Field Irrigation

Sports Field Irrigation
Does your current sports field irrigation system create "crop circle" patterns on your athletic fields? Do you constantly struggle to adequately water your athletic fields? Contact TMC at 1-800-292-1214. We can help put together a solution that balances proper sports field irrigation and water conservation.
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TMC Sports Turf "MVP" - Ruben Olivares of Sabinal ISD

TMC Sports Turf "MVP" - Ruben Olivares of Sabinal ISD
There just aren't that many high school football fields in Texas that can be considered exceptional. For Sabinal ISD's Ruben Olivares, it's clear that mediocrity is not the goal. 'Good enough' simply will not do. At Sabinal ISD, distinction is the prevailing virtue, and it shows. For this reason, Texas Multi-Chem is proud to honor Ruben Olivares with the TMC Sports Turf "MVP" Award.
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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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TMC Sports Turf "MVP" - Kenny Hooten of Lockney ISD

TMC Sports Turf "MVP" - Kenny Hooten of Lockney ISD
This month Texas Multi-Chem honors Kenny Hooten, Head of Maintenance and Grounds at Lockney ISD, for his dedication in maintaining some of the best high school baseball and softball fields in West Texas. Recognizing excellence in turfgrass management, Kenny has received the prestigious TMC Sports Turf "MVP" Award. Kenny Hooten, a Lockney native, is head of maintenance and grounds for Lockney ISD. In charge of managing the football stadium, the baseball and softball fields as well as the other school district grounds, you can say Kenny Hooten is more or less a 'one man band' when it comes to the sports field maintenance at Lockney ISD. Being responsible for the fertilizing, overseeding, mowing, watering, dragging and weed control on the athletic fields keeps Kenny's plate full all the time.
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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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Infield Maintenance - Part 4 - Mowing, Irrigation, Aeration

Infield Maintenance - Part 4 - Mowing, Irrigation, Aeration
It's baseball and softball season in Texas. This is part four in our series covering several topics involving in-season softball and baseball field maintenance. The key elements to successful care of the turfgrass are mowing, irrigation, aerating, fertilization and weed control...
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Infield Maintenance - Part 2

Infield Maintenance - Part 2

This is part two in our series covering several topics involving in-season softball and baseball field maintenance. This part covers managing moisture on your infield skinned area surface.

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Infield Maintenance - Part 1

Infield Maintenance - Part 1
Infield Skinned Area When it comes to infield skinned area maintenance, the goal of every ball field manager should be consistency. Consistent firmness, moisture and smoothness is the key to a quality playing surface.
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