January 2018

SportsTurf provides current, practical and technical content on issues relevant to sports turf managers, including facilities managers. Most readers are athletic field managers from the professional level through parks and recreation, universities.

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www.spor 4 // January 2018 January 2018 // Volume 34 // Number 1 FEATURES BOBBY CAMPBELL TRIBUTE 14 University of Tennessee and STMA legend Bobby Campbell will be missed ON THE FIELD 8 Demonstrating different management options for a municipal sports complex 18 Developing a drone strategy for use in sports turf management 32 Gray leaf spot on turfgrass THE SPORTSTURF INTERVIEW 26 Chad Price, CSFM, CFB OFF THE FIELD 36 Should you lease or finance equipment? Here's what to consider WATER 42 Can soil surfactants and PGRs reduce turfgrass water requirements? 2016 STMA FIELD OF THE YEAR AWARD 46 Professional Soccer: Moneygram Soccer Park Field 8 at FC Dallas, Dallas, TX TOOLS 50 How do new turf industry products come to be? Part III 52 Commercial Member Spotlight: Doug Schattinger, Pioneer Athletics DEPARTMENTS 6 From the Sidelines 7 STMA President's Message 17 John Mascaro's Photo Quiz 54 STMA in Action 56 Marketplace 57 STMA Chapter Contacts 58 Q&A 2017 Professional Soccer STMA Field of the Year Award winners at work on the winning field: Benjamin Bauer on the paint machine; Troy Crawford with the tape measure and aerosol paint; and Jonathan Figueroa rolling up the string roller. 14 18 42 ON THE COVER pg 46 FOLLOW US ON

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