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Author(s):Trusty, Steve; Trusty, Suz
Author Affiliation:Trusty and Associates, Council Bluffs, Iowa
Title:Ball State University: Moving forward in Muncie
Section:Central region
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Source:Turf: Central. Vol. 18, No. 10, October 2007, p. B1-B2, B4, B6.
# of Pages:4
Publishing Information:St. Johnsbury, VT: Moose River Publishing LLC
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Facility profile; School turf; Practice fields; Improvement; Artificial turf; Maintenance scheduling; Athletic fields
Facility Names:Ball State University, in Muncie, Indiana
Abstract/Contents:Profiles Ball State University's multiple sports venues, Highlights events held in the venues. Highlights the staff, stating that it "includes four professionals on the field facility group and 20 unionized personnel." Briefly comments on the different sports fields that are available. Describes the renovation of Scheumann Stadium from natural grass to synthetic turf. Describes the maintenance programs stating that they "have different maintenance programs and areas of emphasis to fit the types, conditions and needs of the different areas." States that "all of the natural grass fields are native soil. The athletic spaces are all irrigated; the recreational spaces are basically nonirrigated." Discusses the fertilization practices used. Briefly comments on staff communication.
Language:English
References:0
Note:Pictures, color
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Trusty, S., and S. Trusty. 2007. Ball State University: Moving forward in Muncie. Turf: Centr. 18(10):p. B1-B2, B4, B6.
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