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Management of Sports Fields in Mississippi

Publication Number: P2086
Updated: April 6, 2016
View as PDF: P2086.pdf

There are more than 2,000 sports fields in Mississippi, the majority being used for football, baseball, softball, and soccer. Cities and communities throughout the state are constructing new or improving existing sports complexes to meet the demand for safe recreational activities. This publication provides coaches, groundskeepers, league employees, and concerned citizens with the basics of caring for natural turfgrass in its most visible and sometimes most stressed scenario.

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Assistant Professor
Turfgrass Extension Specialist/Weed Scientist/Weed Control-Turf and Ornamentals
Associate Professor
Extension Professor
Extension Plant Pathologist, Disease management of ornamentals,peanut, turf,fruits, nematode program
Extension Professor
Entomology; extension insect identification; fire ants; termites; insect pests in the home, lawn and
Extension Associate I

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RICE PRODUCTION SOIL FERTILITY AND NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT FOR RICE,SOYBEAN AND CORN
Assistant Professor
Turfgrass Extension Specialist/Weed Scientist/Weed Control-Turf and Ornamentals
Extension Professor
Soil Health, Soil Fertility, Nutrient Management, Soil Conservation and Management, Certified Crop A
Associate Professor