Rain Events – Preparing Your Infield Before & After

This weather has been anything but ideal and some days it feels like it may never dry up.

The minute the rain does let up though, there’s immediate pressure to get those fields in shape. This pressure from outside opinions, or even from yourself, can get you into a situation where you’re on the field too soon, resulting in more harm than good.

Best Practices for Moisture Management

Moisture management is an important aspect of maintaining a safe and playable infield. Read on to see our best practices for moisture management of DuraEdge infields. 

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…