MASTMA Maximizing Ballfield Playability

    June 12, 2019
    7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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    Washington College
    300 Washington Ave
    Chestertown, MD 21620
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    Join us as we wrap up Spring at the MASTMA Spring Field Day where Washington College's Sports Turf Assistant and MASTMA Member, Jack Davis will dive into lip maintenance, dirt management, dragging, and pitcher/batter clay expectations.

    Agenda

    07:30 - 08:00
    Registration, Coffee/Donuts, and Networking

    08:00 – 08:30 (Turface Athletics)
    Mixing and Matching Infield Conditioners and Materials – how to determine what materials to use
    Red Clay vs. Black Clay vs. Bricks
    Chalking vs. Painting Lines

    08:30 - 08:35
    Rotation

    08:35 – 09:05 (Finch Services, Inc.)

    Infield and Outfield Mower Demonstrations - Quality of Cut

    09:05 - 09:10
    Rotation

    09:10 – 09:40 (LuckEcosytems) 
    Ballfield Materials/Maintenance Materials – Baseball Field Demystified
    Determining Right Mix of Infield Mixes Based on Maintenance Level
    Different Sand, Silt, Clay in Infield Materials

    09:40 - 09:45
    Rotation

    09:45 - 10:15 (Jack Davis, Washington College)

    Daily Maintenance - Backpack Blowers/Suckers, Picking up Chunks, Brooms, Leaf Rakesx
    Annual Lip Maintenance - Demo
    In-Season - Blasting out Edges
    End of Season - Reshaping Arcs and Edges, Backfilling, Rolling                 

    10:15 - 10:30
    Break

    10:30 – 11:30 (Jack Davis, Washington College)
    Tour

    11:30 – 12:00
    Lunch and Networking

    Tickets

    $0.00 MASTMA Member

    $25.00 Non-Member