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Turfgrasses for Athletic Fields

November 27, 2017

Cool-season grasses are the species adapted to favorable growth during cool portions of the growing season. Optimum growing temperatures range from 60 to 75 degrees Fahrenheit. These grasses are generally found in temperate and subarctic climates and may become dormant

Sports Field Rootzones

November 27, 2017

This page contains information pertaining to the turfgrass rootzone. Access resources for soil testing, rootzone selection, soil compaction and drainage. Soil Testing The basis for sound nutrient management and water quality protection programs in turfgrass management revolves around soil testing. A basic

Cultural Practices for Athletic Fields: Mowing

November 27, 2017

Mowing is important to turfgrass because it maintains top growth within specified limits, controls undesirable vegetation intolerant to mowing, sustains turfgrasses and produces a functional athletic surface for sports fields. Height of Cut Optimal mowing height depends on the type of grass,

Sports Field Dimensions

November 27, 2017

Baseball: High School / College / Professional Little League Little League Pitcher's Mound and Home Plate Area Field Hockey: Field Dimensions Football: High School College Professional Lacrosse Field Dimensions Rugby: Field Dimensions Soccer: Field Dimensions Softball: Field Dimensions Tennis: Field Dimensions Track and Field: 400M Track 400M Event

Cultural Practices for Athletic Fields: Seeding/Sprigging/Sodding

November 27, 2017

Seeding can be used to establish new fields or to overseed existing fields. When establishing a field from seed, consider time of year to ensure plant survival. In addition, consider germination period to be sure plants are mature before the