March 2014

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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Page 3 of 51 On the cover: Action at Kobs Field, McLane Baseball Stadium, Michigan State Univer- sity, where groundskeeper Jared Knoodle, CSFM, leads the day-to-day operations while being supervised by Amy Fouty, CSFM, head athletic turf manager for Sparty. Their field won the 2013 Sport Turf Managers Association's College Baseball Field of the Year. 6 From the Sidelines 7 STMA President's Message 17 John Mascaro's Photo Quiz 45 STMA in Action 47 STMA Chapter Contacts 47 Marketplace 49 Advertisers' Index 50 Q&A Contents 4 SportsTurf | March 2014 Field Science 8 Sand-grown sod revisited 12 No more muddy skinned areas Facilities & Operations 16 Michigan State's Dr. Dave Gilstrap: no holds barred on the sports turf industry 20 Baseball's best on how to get the best performance from your crew 24 Hiring the right person 28 Selecting turf adhesive is critical: Q&A with Norris Legue, aka Guru of Glue® 30 From the grocery store to sports fields: How an idea can move Irrigation & Drainage 32 Improve your irrigation system Tools & Equipment 38 Tips on mowing patterns in your baseball turf 2013 STMA Fields of the Year 42 College Baseball: Kobs Field, McLane Baseball Stadium, Michigan State University FEATURES MARCH 2014 | VOLUME 30 | NUMBER 3 DEPARTMENTS

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