Moisture Management- A Day in the Life of an MiLB Groundskeeper

Written By: Wes Ganobcik Head Groundskeeper Columbus Clippers Huntington Park It is almost impossible to describe proper moisture management without going into great depth on the many considerations made regarding every aspect for infield mix management. This will be a description of how we approach the infield over a 24-48 hour period of time. Leading…

Guest Blog-Infield Skin Moisture Management

Written By: Tom Burns National Sports Fields Specialist at Ewing Irrigation and Landscape Supply   With the arrival of the summer heat, we are all concerned with keeping moisture in our turf, but often may forget about the infield skin. Weather patterns have changed and most areas are either in drought or flood. Either way, proper…

Caring for Your Infield Skin During the Hot and Dry Summer Months

We are coming into the hottest time of the year, bringing with it a new set of challenges. Many players and coaches might start to complain that the infield surface is too hard and firm, causing playability issues. Read on to find tips, tricks, and appropriate strategies to keep your skin safe and playable all summer long. First…

Trending Now: Field Conversions

Guest blog written by Joe Hill-Director of Field Operations at Greater Nevada Field, home of the Reno Aces and Reno 1868FC.

Spotlight Install: Then & Now at West Marshall High School

5 years ago West Marshall High School Baseball Field became a DuraEdge field. I talked to Doug Watt, the head baseball coach, about his journey with DuraEdge. Doug mentioned that prior to renovation, the infield skin was an ag lime material. It was a combination of very fine sand and silt, which resulted in the infield…

Spotlight Install: Grove City Memorial Park Fields

Towards the end of April, the Eastern DuraEdge team was hard at work at our local park’s ballfields in Grove City, PA. In addition to the DE team, ABI was also on site training some new team members on the Force, trying out newly engineered parts, and shooting some awesome footage (get excited for a really cool time-lapse video!). Field…

Utah ASLA May Social Sponsored by DuraEdge

Last Thursday on May 12, 2016 Jamie Mehringer, President of J&D Turf teamed up with DuraEdge Utah to present to the Utah Chapter of the ASLA (American Society of Landscape Architects). The one hour educational session took place on the Highland High School baseball field. According to Jamie, “interactive discussion on materials and spec writing took place regarding facility…