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  1. Turf TV: Fall Fertilization

    The leaves are changing and there is a chill in the air. That means one thing…late fall fertilization on your athletic fields.

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  2. Turf TV: In the Lab

    In this episode of Turf TV, we give you a behind-the-scenes look into one of the many tests we do to continuously find ways to improve our products and come up with new solutions for your sports field needs.

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  3. Turf TV: Fall Aeration

    In this brief episode of Turf TV, we review the different types of aerators available to help your athletic fields during the busy fall sports season.

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  4. Basic Guide to Synthetic Turf: Part 1

    As synthetic turf companies improve manufacturing techniques, painting and maintaining it has become a whole new ball game. We’ve put together a four part series to help keep you up-to-date.

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  5. Basic Guide to Synthetic Turf: Part 2

    Synthetic turf comes in a variety of types and each one requires special treatment and care in order for it to thrive. In part two of our Basic Guide to Synthetic Turf, we explore the various turf fibers in the marketplace and the best approach for painting each of them.

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  6. Basic Guide to Synthetic Turf: Part 3

    You may not realize it, but there are actually many different types of synthetic turf infill these days. In part 3 or our Basic Guide to Synthetic Turf, we focus on the importance of understanding your infill variety and what it means when painting.

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  7. Basic Guide to Synthetic Turf: Part 4

    In the final part of our Basic Guide to Synthetic Turf, we explore the role of E-layers and how to best approach painting the synthetic turf that is installed on top of it.

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  8. How to Use a Clegg Hammer

    Using a Clegg Impact Tester, also known as a Clegg Hammer, to understand your athletic field hardness is easier than you may think.

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  9. How to Drag an Infield

    Dragging the infield skin is one of the most basic, yet most important aspects of taking care of your ballfield.

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  10. Tracing Pattern How-To Guide

    So you want to dress up your field. Adding a logo with your team’s colors is a great way to add pizazz to any basic green and white playing surface. However, choosing the right kind of stencil can be a bit daunting. 

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