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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

Synthetic Turf

November 27, 2017

SFMA aims to provide you with unbiased information and research to help you make an informed decision about synthetic turf sports fields. A Guide to Synthetic and Natural Turfgrass for Sports Fields - Selection, Construction and Maintenance Considerations How to

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 Design, Construction and Establishment

November 27, 2017

Whether you are designing a brand-new facility or reconstructing an old field, the following provides information for achieving a successful playing surface. Sports Field Design and Construction Properly designed sports fields provide long lasting, safe playing surfaces. During the design process, following

Benefits of Natural Grass

November 27, 2017

SFMA supports the management of natural grass fields and offers a wide variety of publications dedicated to the safe maintenance of athletic fields.  Join SFMA  to gain access to many more of these publications. Eight Benefits of Natural Grass Five Ways to