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Author(s):Sherry, Nicole
Author Affiliation:Head Groundskeeper, Trenton Thunder, Double-A Affiliate, New York Yankees
Title:Maximizing a minimal budget
Source:Update [New Jersey]. Vol. 5, No. 6, November/December 2005, p. 5.
# of Pages:1
Publishing Information:Pennsville, NJ: Sports Field Managers Association of New Jersey
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Budgets; Cost efficiency; Equipment costs; Low budget maintenance; Maintenance costs
Abstract/Contents:Discusses methods for maintaining turf effectively despite small budgets. Provides anecdotes involving constructing infield drags, using scrap wood for level boards, and searching yard sales for possible tools. Suggests that "shopping around and comparing prices can almost cut these [machinery, fertilizer, chemicals, clay, and infield skin topdressing] costs by 15% [percent]." Concludes that "we are such a small industry that helping one another maintain safe, playable, and aesthetically pleasing facilities should be everyone's number one goal."
Language:English
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ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Sherry, N. 2005. Maximizing a minimal budget. Update [New Jersey]. 5(6):p. 5.
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