TAG: Athletic Fields

BMPs for building, maintaining sand-based athletic fields

September 23, 2015By

Pacific Northwest Extension Publishing, which encompasses Oregon State University, Washington State University and the University of Idaho, has produced two publications regarding the construction and maintenance of sand-based athletic fields. “Best Management Practices for Construction of Sand-based Athletic Fields for Football and Soccer” and “Best Management Practices for Maintaining Sand-based, Natural Grass Athletic Fields” are both free of charge and available as e-books... read more

PBI-Gordon herbicide permitted wider use in California

August 21, 2013By

PBI-Gordon Corp.’s Katana turf herbicide received registration with the California Department of Pesticide Regulation, allowing its use as a spot treatment on residential lawns. The herbicide holds Environmental Protection Agency registration and is available in most southern and transition zone states already. In conjunction with its California registration, it received expanded use directions on professionally managed sports turf. In previous... read more

Construction to begin on MLB and Angels All-Star Complex for Anaheim youth

March 18, 2011By

Major League Baseball, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and the City of Anaheim will break ground today on the MLB and Angels All-Star Complex at Pioneer Park, leaving a lasting legacy for the youth of Anaheim. The project, which is a part of the “Going Beyond” charity and community service theme for the 2010 MLB All-Star Summer in Anaheim,... read more

Observations from the Peanut Gallery

September 6, 2010By

By: Ron Hall Most of you probably aren’t old enough to remember the Peanut Gallery. In the 1950s the Peanut Gallery was the small group of children comprising the studio audience during broadcasts of the Howdy Dowdy Show. The children, perched in rows on bleachers just off camera, delightedly reacted to the antics of the show’s puppet characters — Howdy Dowdy,... read more

The many ways lawns help our environment

September 4, 2010By

By: Jim Novak, Turfgrass Producers International When USA Today ran an article on Aug. 17, 2010 titled, “Out of Fashion: Green Lawns”, Turfgrass Producers International felt a need to draft a Letter to the Editor.  At issue was the fact that the article contained some misinformation and the omission of important facts regarding natural turfgrass lawns and how they benefit the environment. The article... read more

So, you think you have it tough when it comes to field and lawn care maintenance

July 8, 2010By

By Jim Novak, Turfgrass Producers International If you have the responsibility of overseeing the maintenance and care of sports fields, recreational areas, community parks or lawns there are a good number of your peers who can relate to the challenges you face throughout the year. At times the responsibility may seem overwhelming; but imagine being responsible for a prime location that... read more