Fall Field Prep

Late-season maintenance strategies for stronger fields

  "Obviously, football and soccer fields are being used more in the fall, so we're a little bit more maintenance-intensive on those, just to keep them up through the fall," says Stine. "We do aerifying in the fall, [and] any bare areas or thin areas we overseed right after we aerate." Overseeding is a pretty constant effort on these fields through the fall due to heavy use, particularly between the hash marks and between the 20-yard lines on football fields, where the bulk of the wear is.
  "We'll go in and overseed before games, and then the players will cleat that ... (Read More...)

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