Many baseball and softball facilities take a back seat in late summer as fall sports take priority at the high school and recreational levels. Many times, the ground staff will apply glyphosate to kill/control unwanted weeds and grasses on infields and warning tracks. Bottom line, if the decision is made to apply these products be VERY CAREFUL with the application. Here are what infield edges looked like at a high school I visited this week:
to say, these edges have been severely damaged. Sod will need to be
installed to re-set the edges. To avoid this, consider a couple
1. Drag infields and warning tracks 2-3 times per week and edge fields at least once a month
2. Apply Sureguard after play to limit weed population. Click HERE to learn more about this process
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