RECAP-Year One of the DuraEdge Bass Fishing Experience

When Grant, Molly, and our marketing department met last fall, I had no idea what was about to come next. Fast forward three months later and we had acquired a new truck, a new boat, and were on our way to Fort Worth, TX for the 2018 STMA Conference.

If You “Re”Build It, They Will Come

WRITTEN BY: DARIN KAIN What happens when an iconic baseball field, like the one used in the movie Field of Dreams, is damaged due to vandalism? You help rebuild it of course. In the Sports Turf industry, if your neighbor needs help, you help. That’s exactly what happened on Monday April 16th 2018 when staff,…

DuraEdge Announces Hiring of New Mid-Atlantic Sales Representative

DuraEdge Products, Inc. is happy to announce the addition of Patrick “Irish” Coakley as our Mid-Atlantic region sales representative.  Coakley, a Certified Sports Field Manager, brings over twenty years of experience in the sports field industry. Most recently, Coakley was the Sports Turf Superintendent of Ripken Baseball at Ripken Stadium.  Ripken Stadium is home to…

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…