NFC North – Which Teams Play on Waupaca Sand?

Football fans rejoice! NFL training camps open today. This season, three of the four NFC North teams will either practice or play on fields with materials supplied by Waupaca Sand & Solutions. Today the Chicago Bears begin camp at Olivet Nazarene University. In...

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A Place for Synthetic Turf

At Waupaca Sand, we're big fans of natural turf. There's nothing quite like the smell of morning dew on a golf course, or the feeling of standing on the expansive centerfield turf at the top of the first inning. But, like many sports turf managers, we've also come to...

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LEED-Friendly Landscaping And Planting Materials

Are you designing or bidding a LEED friendly project? Waupaca Sand and Solutions can help make your project an environmentally-savvy endeavor. We support LEED building projects to make them within budget, while being environmentally compatible, and providing a healthy...

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Congratulations Glenview Field of the Year

The Illinois Sports Turf Managers Association prides themselves on promoting the education of athletic field managers in the state of Illinois. In turn, the ISTMA knows a thing or two about what it takes to maintain a quality athletic facility. Every year the ILSTMA...

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Why Is My Infield Muddy Slippery or Dusty?

Is your infield slippery? Is it slick? Or muddy? Do baserunners and fielders slip and slide around your baseball field? How about when your infield is dry? Is it dusty and hard? These symptoms are likely the result of having too much silt in your infield. Having too...

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New Baseball Infield Maintenance Guides

All baseball and softball infields need regular maintenance. But what exactly should you do to keep your infield looking and playing great? Most everything you purchase comes with an instruction manual so why doesn't your infield mix? To help plan the care you need to...

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Sharon Riesenbeck Wins MIPE Outstanding Associate Award

Sharon Riesenbeck was named the 2013 Outstanding Associate of the Year award by the Midwest Institute of Park Executives (MIPE). The MIPE Outstanding Associate Award is presented to a vendor who has made exceptional contributions to the organization throughout the...

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You Don’t Know Dave

You don't know Dave. But chances are he's left his mark on your golf course. That new tee you built. Your greens construction project. Dave may very well have made the construction mix you used. You don't see Dave. He works in dusty sand pits. From sunup till sundown,...

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WE FIX $10.00 INFIELD MIX!

"$6.00 HAIRCUTS!" the sign outside the new barbershop announced. Soon after, a sign went up at the barbershop across the street proclaiming, "WE FIX $6.00 HAIRCUTS!" This is a classic marketing story. Told so perfectly that I've wondered if it's true. Until I saw a...

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Our Favorite Inspirational Quotes

Sometimes an inspirational quote helps you refocus, gets you motivated, reminds you of what's important, or simply gets you through your day. Here are some of our favorites: "Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve." - Napoleon Hill "The harder I...

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