August 2013

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.

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SportsTurf Contents AUGUST 2013 | VOLUME 29 | NUMBER 8 Facilities & Operations Field Science 8 12 16 20 24 30+ year STMA members' influence spreads far and wide "Ad" dollars to your bottom line Golf to sports turf management: not always smooth transition Steve Bush turns turf at Busch Stadium in St. Louis into a soccer pitch SPORTS AND SCIENCE – Sixth-Graders, Marbles and Potato Chips Field Science 26 30 Concept to active practice: fraze mowing bermudagrass makes debut Dealing with grubs: latest recommendations Field of the Year 32 36 2012 Schools/Parks Soccer: Waukegan (IL) Park District 2012 College Soccer: Vassar College Tools & Equipment 40 Ethanol 101: Tips for good engine health Departments 6 7 17 42 43 44 45 46 From the Sidelines STMA President's Message John Mascaro's Photo Quiz STMA in Action STMA Chapter Contacts Marketplace Advertisers' Index Q&A On the cover: From L to R: Brian Harnen; Anne Beckingham; Jonas Navarro; Bazyl; and Josh Wyatt, who together are responsible for Vassar College's 2012 STMA College Soccer Field of the Year. We only have one cover but two Soccer Field of the Year winners' stories in this issue so congratulations also to Noel Brusius of the Waukegan (IL) Park District for leading the effort in his Schools/Parks Soccer win. 4 SportsTurf | August 2013

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