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Sports Turf Managers Association


Spring Field Day 2022

  • 04/26/2022
  • 8:00 AM
  • Creekside Baseball Complex, 15900 Long Ball Drive, Parkville, MO 64152


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Lessons Learned Repairing and Maintaining Synthetic Baseball Infields

with Jody Gill, CSFM and Vance Rzepka, PLA, ASLA

1 Batters Boxes

 A Synthetic vs clay

 B Permanent or velcro replaceable

 C How to properly infill

 D Daily maintenance

2 Pitching Mounds

 A Synthetic vs clay

 B Concrete base vs convertible/removable

 C How to properly infill

 D Daily maintenance

3 Sliding pits

 A Synthetic vs clay

 B High wear area vs low wear area maintenance

4 Overall synthetic infield

 A Synthetic to natural transition areas

 B Compaction vs decompaction 

Dealing With Common Pest Problems

with Dr. Jack Fry

1 Fall Armyworms

2 Other common pest problems

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