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Today’s field maintenance tip of the day is about dugouts!
TIP: Dugout structures should be designed to hold a roster of 20 players plus coaches. This would require a dugout to be at least 60 feet long.
Dugouts are used to protect the players from inclement weather and to provide an area where they can rest while the opposing team is in the field.
Today’s field maintenance advice is BTF’s fertilizing tip of the day.
TIP: Make sure to aerate your field before applying fertilizers. This will allow water, oxygen, fertilizers, etc. to enter the soil and roots of your grass.
What is aerating? Aerating: punching holes about 3-4 inches into your field.
Mowing tip number five is today’s field maintenance tip of the day!
TIP 5: Mowing the field when wet is not recommended and should be avoided whenever possible.
Check back tomorrow for the four traditional patterns to mow a baseball field.
The mowing tip for today’s field maintenance tip of the day is the fourth mowing tip of the week!
TIP 4: If the mower makes turns on the skinned areas and warning track, remove any clippings on those areas.
More tips next week and look forward to the four traditional patterns to mow a baseball field!
Today’s field maintenance tip is the third mowing tip for the week!
Tip 3: Always use sharp blades and/or adjust reels prior to every mowing.
More mowing tips tomorrow!
Today’s field maintence tip is mowing tip number two!
TIP 2: Remember to check oils and lubricate the equipment prior to mowing. Proper equipment maintenance is critical.
More on mowing tomorrow!
Today’s field maintenance tip is about mowing! Starting this afternoon there will be one tip on mowing each day this week!
Tip 1: It is important to train employees on equipment to reduce the potential for damage and ensure safety.
Check back tomorrow for another mowing tip!
Types of Mowers
There are two types of mowers available to cut the field: 1) rotary, and 2) reel mowers.
ROTARY: The most common type of mower is a rotary mower. Rotary mowers
are used primarily on residential lawns.
REEL: Reel mowers are more specialized and are used on higher maintenance
facilitates like golf courses and athletic fields. These mowers require additional
training to operate properly. Reel mowers are used to provide better quality
cutting and allows very low cutting heights. These mowers also have striping
capabilities, as shown in the following photos.