Now is the time to plan fall field renovations and off-season maintenance. This month's BTF Insider is a special edition focusing on field renovation and construction topics.
Synthetic turf playing fields may be a wise choice in certain situations; however, many organizations mistakenly think synthetic turf does not require maintenance. Given the large investment and high-use related to such fields, it's important to understand the maintenance requirements. The Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) provides advice and the latest research for the construction, maintenance and safety of synthetic turf fields.
Before buying and applying infield mix, conditioners, brick dust, agri lime, topsoil, kitty litter, or anything else, please read these articles from BTF's trusted sports turf partners to learn the importance of selecting and installing the most effective materials and the critical steps needed for safe, playable and manageable surfaces.
Chain link fencing is a staple of America's pastime at the youth level. It's a flexible and popular option because it is relatively low-cost, low-maintenance and easy to install. Read our primer so that you know what to ask for before making an investment.