It has been a challenging spring in 2020 for sports turf managers. Although stadiums and facilities across the country have been closed, sports turf managers have been tasked with the responsibility of keeping playing surfaces in shape. But when will that first game or practice be? As the economy begins to reopen, but schedules are still in flux, what does this mean for sports turf managers?
John Sorochan, Ph.D., of the University of Tennessee talks about what is involved in managing a playing surface during a time when the first action on the field probably still is weeks or even months away.
How does uncertainty affect cultural practices? How aggressive can you be and still leave sufficient time for recovery to be ready for that first event - whenever that is?