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Little League Softball World Series Volunteers Make History, Inspire Through Teamwork

By Chris Ball on September 14, 2022
To say that the 2022 Little League Softball World Series (LLSWS) was special is an understatement. It ranks in the top...

To Tarp or Not to Tarp Your Field? There’s No One-Size-Fits-All Answer

By Don Brasseaux on August 16, 2022
The University of New Orleans’ proximity to Lake Pontchartrain provides a picturesque setting for baseball fans who...

Why Skin Cancer Prevention Should be Part of Your Crew’s Daily Safety Routine

By Chris Ball on March 1, 2022
A little about me: I’m 45, a sports field account manager based out of Ewing Garner near Raleigh, North Carolina,...

Sports Field Management Association’s 2022 Conference and Exhibition was Inspiring, Productive

By Chris Ball on February 8, 2022
There was so much going on at the Sports Field Management Association’s 33rd Conference and Exhibition — held Jan. 17...

STMA Conference and Exhibition Returns in Person This Year: 4 Things to Do and What to Know Before You Go

By Chris Ball on January 6, 2022
The Sports Turf Managers Association’s 32nd Conference & Exhibition went virtual last year because of COVID-19 safety...

Southeast Regional Turf Conference and Trade Show Brings Industry Pros Together

By Chris Ball on January 5, 2022
The Sports Turf Managers Association’s Southeast Regional Turf Conference and Trade Show — held Monday to Wednesday,...

‘Tis the Season to Tackle Pre-Season Work on Sports Field Equipment

By Chris Ball on December 22, 2021
Winter is in full swing, but there’s still plenty for sports field managers across the country to do as they count the...

Turfgrass Types and Weather Conditions Drive Winter Sports Field Maintenance

By Chris Ball on November 3, 2021
Winter can be rough on sports fields, no matter where you live and work in the U.S. The type of maintenance you conduct...

Preparing for a Live Sporting Event Like the Little League Softball World Series

By Chris Ball on September 8, 2021
This year, the Little League Softball World Series (LLSBWS) was held August 8 through 18 in Greenville, NC, and I was...

Sports Turf Managers Tackle Unique COVID-19 Challenges

By Ewing Irrigation on August 23, 2021
Top 3 Takeaways from this Article:

Get Your Turf Ready for the “Dog Days” of Summer

By Ewing Irrigation on May 20, 2021
According to the dictionary, “dog days” is the period between early July and early September when the hot, sultry...

4 Steps to Improve Your Infield Skin

By Ewing Irrigation on February 24, 2021
Have you experienced any of these issues with your baseball fields?

Preparing for the 2021 Virtual STMA Conference 

By Ewing Irrigation on January 7, 2021
For the Sports Field industry, the largest conference and trade show for the year is just a week away! This year, it...

Utilize Your Booster Club Efforts to Create an Award-Winning Sports Field

By Ewing Irrigation on January 7, 2021
Recently, we talked with Matt Lucas, Head Baseball Coach at El Dorado High School in Placentia, California, whose...

Do More with Less for Sports Field Success this Fall

By Ewing Irrigation on September 17, 2020
As we head into the fall season, it’s not clear whether traditional sports such as soccer, football and lacrosse will...

Sports Turf Professionals Plan for Fall Amid COVID-19

By Robyn Hazen on September 3, 2020
Sports field managers and their staff are looking ahead to the fall season with hope and a little bit of grit as the...

5 Expert Tips for Painting Sports Fields

By Ewing Irrigation on July 15, 2020
In our continuing effort to help you learn more about managing your athletic fields, we talked with Ryan Newman,...

Tools for First Class Sports Fields this Spring

By Robyn Hazen on March 11, 2020
Sports field perfection is a noble pursuit for all sports field managers, and the aesthetics of a sports field are just...

How to Maintain and Repair Worn Turf in the Middle of a Sports Field

By Ewing Irrigation on July 16, 2019
When it comes to the turf in the middle of a sports field, the best and worst thing that can happen to it is...

Maintain a Winning Home Plate Area

By Ewing Irrigation on March 22, 2018
On a baseball field, the home plate, batting box and pitcher’s mound receive the highest volume of foot traffic. This...

Map Out a Plan for Spring Field Painting!

By Ewing Irrigation on April 14, 2017
Sports fans notice everything about the games they love. They notice the players shouting almost unintelligible “fight...

It's LAX Season at Ewing

By Ewing Irrigation on February 22, 2017
Lacrosse, also known as “lax” to the diehards who play it, is gaining popularity across the United States. While the...

How Much Turface Do I Need?

By Ewing Irrigation on November 7, 2016
To absorb moisture and reduce compaction, sports fields managers around the country turn to Turface to maintain the...

Marking Your Territory: Airless Field Striping

By Ewing Irrigation on October 7, 2016
Field stripes are important; more important than some may think. The bright, white line aids the referee in deciding if...

How do I get my goal posts to look brand new?

By Ewing Irrigation on September 16, 2016
It’s mid-fall, which means football season is in full swing. Your field is the backdrop for photos featuring...

Education and Fun Share Center Stage at Ewing’s Main Event Tempe

By Ewing Irrigation on September 1, 2016
September 1, 2016, Phoenix, Ariz.—Train. Eat. Compete. Those three words pulse through every bit of Ewing’s Main Event...

Save Time on Your Next Project with Jobsite Delivery

By Ewing Irrigation on February 28, 2016
You can’t get the job done if you don’t have the stuff, right? That’s why Ewing has on-time, accurate...

Ewing’s Top Tips for Sports Fields: Tamping Clay

By Ewing Irrigation on February 23, 2016
When tamping batter’s box clay or repairing pitcher’s mound clay, how do you keep clay from sticking to the bottom of...

Holganix + Sports Fields = A Winning Combination

By Ewing Irrigation on February 20, 2016
As a sports field manager, you feel the pressure to ensure safe, playable conditions and a good-looking field. You...

Ewing’s Top Tips for Sports Fields: Choosing Mound Clay

By Ewing Irrigation on February 17, 2016
What kind of mound clay is right for me? Ewing offers several different types of mound clay, and choosing the right one...

Keep Your Sports Fields Game-Day Ready, Year-Round

By Ewing Irrigation on January 22, 2016
As a sports field manager, you feel the pressure of keeping your field looking and playing great every day, whether...

Sports Turf Veteran Tom Burns Joins Ewing

By Ewing Irrigation on October 28, 2015
Ewing recently welcomed sports turf industry veteran Tom Burns to its national team of sports field specialists. In his...

Padres’ Luke Yoder Joins Ewing’s Sports Field Team

By Ewing Irrigation on August 31, 2015
Luke Yoder, former Director of Field Operations for the San Diego Padres, has joined Ewing in serving sports turf...

A Secret Weapon for Managing Infield Moisture in Sports Fields

By Ewing Irrigation on February 4, 2015
As a sports field manager, there is a constant battle to not only keep your field aesthetically pleasing, but also safe...

When Micromanaging Your Field is a Good Thing

By Ewing Irrigation on November 25, 2014
I often encounter sports turf managers who are pulling out their hair because they think the athletic fields they...

Ewing Renovates Dallas School Irrigation System, Builds Field, Garden, Patio

By Ewing Irrigation on April 23, 2014
April 23, 2014, Phoenix, Ariz.—Water efficiency and sustainability, education, and safety were the focus of Ewing’s...

Pro Tips on Athletic Field Maintenance

By Ewing Irrigation on February 26, 2014
On Feb. 25, Ewing Sports Field Specialist Tim Lambert joined Ewing for Pro Tips Tuesday Facebook chat. Check out the...

Get the Ideal Infield Conditions for Your Players

By Ewing Irrigation on February 11, 2014
As a groundskeeper, you know it takes a lot of hands and hard work to maintain perfect playing conditions on your...

Ewing Hosts Hands-On Field Days for Sports Turf Professionals

By Ewing Irrigation on December 9, 2013
More than 500 sports turf managers and grounds maintenance professionals from throughout the U.S. recently attended two...

Taking Care of Sports Fields? Ewing Can Help

By Ewing Irrigation on November 14, 2013
Baseball is a great pastime, but I recently experienced a different side of baseball – the maintenance and...

Video: Solving Sports Field Issues with AquaSmart Pro

By Ewing Irrigation on October 4, 2013
In this new video, Chris Sinacori, Ewing Sports Field Specialist and former MLB player and pitching coach, shows how...

Pitcher’s Mounds: More than a Lump of Dirt on the Field

By Ewing Irrigation on March 5, 2013
The next time you watch baseball on TV or take your kids to a practice, take notice of the pitcher's mound—that lump of...

Ewing Appoints Schnautz National Sales Manager, Turf Products

By Ewing Irrigation on October 11, 2012
October 11, 2012, Phoenix, Ariz.—Ewing recently named Kevin Schnautz as national sales manager for turf products. In...

Ewing Hosts Hands-On Field Days for Sports Turf Managers

By Ewing Irrigation on October 31, 2011
Sports field specialists benefit from lessons learned at two educational events hosted by the largest family-owned U.S....

Eric Blanton: Grounds Manager, PCL Turf Manager of the Year, and Valued Ewing Customer

By Ewing Irrigation on September 6, 2011
Reno Aces Ground Manager Eric Blanton was recently named 2011 Pacific Coast League (PCL) Sports Turf Manager of the...

Ewing Turf Experts Provide Solutions to Agronomic Challenges

By Ewing Irrigation on August 19, 2011
Responding to the special issues faced by turf care professionals, Ewing’s newly expanded Turf Team delivers support...

On Deck for Ewing’s Sport Turf Team: Heath Schesser

By Ewing Irrigation on April 27, 2009
Schesser joins Ewing’s sports turf team to ramp up service and support in Kansas and Missouri.

Ewing Partners with the U.S. Soccer Foundation to Support Grassroots Soccer Community 

By Ewing Irrigation on May 22, 2008
The new partnership will enable soccer field designers and developers irrigation, drainage and agronomic product...

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