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Web URL(s):http://archive.lib.msu.edu/tic/stnew/article/1989jan4.pdf
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    Notes: Reprint from Sports Turf Newsletter
Author(s):Kurtz, Kent W.
Author Affiliation:Executive Secretary, Sports Turf Manager's Association, Ontario, CA
Title:Beat neglect on the playing field: Grounds care must stress prevention - or you'll pay double later
Source:AS&U. Vol. 59, February 1987, p. 19-20.
# of Pages:2
Publishing Information:Philadelphia, PA: Educational Division of North American Publishing Company.
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Preventive maintenance; Athletic fields; Education; Sports turf safety; Maintenance costs; Sports turf maintenance; Drainage installation; Compaction; Choice of species; Litigation
Sports Turf Canada Keywords: General
Abstract/Contents:Discusses the condition of playing fields, explaing that "the problems are most often the direct result of poor of faulty construction, shortcuts, politically motivated change orders, shortsightedness, a lack of knowledge or funds, or the implementation of the wrong priorities by misinformed administrators or novices." Cautions about lawsuits, stating that "if schools and other public agencies can show they are attempting to rectify the playground and athletic field conditions, courts may be more lenient toward such entities."
Language:English
References:0
See Also:See also Part 2 "Beat neglect on the playing field: Proper field construction, the right soil and turfgrasses yield top-notch fields" AS&U, Vol. 59 April 1987, p. 44, 46, 51 R=17398. R=17398
Note:Reprint appears in Turfgrass Matters, 3(1) Spring 1987, p. 8-9
Reprint appears in Sports Turf Newsletter [STMA], 2(1) January 1989, p. 4-5
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Kurtz, K. W. 1987. Beat neglect on the playing field: Grounds care must stress prevention - or you'll pay double later. AS&U. 59:p. 19-20.
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    Notes: Reprint from Sports Turf Newsletter
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