March 2015

SportsTurf provides current, practical and technical content on issues relevant to sports turf managers, including facilities managers. Most readers are athletic field managers from the professional level through parks and recreation, universities.

Issue link:

Contents of this Issue


Page 3 of 51

4 SportsTurf | March 2015 March 2015 | Volume 31 | Number 3 FEATURES Field Science 8 Advice on building and maintaining pitching mounds 14 Controlling Poa annua in sports turf 20 Preparing your baseball fields for play this spring The Interview 24 Our first installment of this new series: Mike Schiller, CSFM Facilities & Operations 30 Snow vs. baseball: one turf manager's story 32 Warning tracks: material selection, construction and maintenance Irrigation & Drainage 34 Soccer field partnership pays off 36 Update on irrigation controllers Field of the Year 38 STMA 2014 College Baseball Field of the Year: Georgia Tech Tools & Equipment 42 STMA Innovative Award winner: GT Air Inject/Air2G2 DEPARTMENTS 6 From the Sidelines 7 STMA President's Message 23 John Mascaro's Photo Quiz 45 STMA in Action 47 STMA Chapter Contacts 48 Marketplace 49 Advertisers' Index 50 Q&A 2014 Sports Turf Managers Association's College Baseball Field of the Year is Chandler Stadium at Georgia Tech. Sports turf managers Jon DeWitt, CSFM, and Chris May overcame severe weather challenges to produce one of the nation's best playing surfaces in Atlanta. STARTiNg LiNEUP 14 32 34 SportsTurf is also available digitally, for more information on how to get the digital edition, see On the cover: What's Online:

Articles in this issue

Links on this page

Archives of this issue

view archives of SportsTurf - March 2015