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Author(s):Bills, Scott
Author Affiliation:Sales Consultant, Northern Nurseries, Inc., and Secretary, SFMANJ
Title:Township of Monroe earns 2008 SFMANJ Field of the Year honors
Source:Update [New Jersey]. Vol. 9, No. 1, Spring 2009, p. 1, 5-6.
# of Pages:3
Publishing Information:Pennsville, NJ: Sports Field Managers Association of New Jersey
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Awards; Baseball field maintenance; Fertilization; Parks
Abstract/Contents:Announces that the township of Monroe, Middlesex County, New Jersey received the 2008 Sports Field Managers Association of New Jersey (SFMANJ) Field of the Year Honors. Briefly profiles the township, detailing its history and focusing on its parks and sports fields. Notes that maintaining the parks "falls under the responsibility of Tom Torpey, three full time employees, and three summer help employees." Highlights specific maintenance practices used on turf at the township's baseball diamonds, noting that "mowing practices include two weekly cuts on all of the playing fields and one cut per week on the common areas." Mentions that "the 2008 SFMANJ Field of the Year runner-up was Singley Park, Hillsborough Township, NJ."
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Geographic Terms:Monroe, New Jersey
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Bills, S. 2009. Township of Monroe earns 2008 SFMANJ Field of the Year honors. Update [New Jersey]. 9(1):p. 1, 5-6.
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