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Field Mowing Schedule

To help share the mowing duties at the field, please volunteer by sending an e-mail to hforkner@dtccom.net   It is recommended that you should try to schedule the mowing on a Thursday if weather and field conditions permit.

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Here are the volunteers for the field maintenance for 2018.  If you are scheduled and a problem arises, please contact Holly Forkner.

UCRCS 2018 Mowing Schedule

Try to mow on Wednesday or Thursday of the week

2018
Week of

Member Responsible

Apr 12 Brady Wattenbarger
Apr 19 Nate Remley
Apr 26 Scott Hladik
May 3 Steve Scrivener
May 10 Danny Wilson
May 17 David Lalone
May 24 Gene Hankins
May 31 Robert Sealy
Jun 7 Marcus McDonald
Jun 14 Marcus McDonald
Jun 21 Marcus McDonald
Jun 28 Marcus McDonald
July 5 John Ross
July 12
July 19
July 26
Aug 2
Aug 9
Aug 16
Aug 23
Aug 30
Sept 6
Sept 13
Sept 20
Sept 27
Oct 4
Oct 11
Oct 18
Oct 25
Nov 1
Nov 8

Please follow the below mowing instructions;

  • Do not mow areas that have water standing or that are wet, it will cause ruts in the runway.

  • If you do find a wet spot while mowing, go as slow as possible.  This is the best way to avoid making ruts in the runway.

  • Do not mow any areas that have recently been filled in and are soft.  If you canít walk on them, you probably canít mow them.

To start mower

  • Check gas and oil before starting.

  • Hold down brake pedal.

  • Pull out choke.

  • Put throttle to Ĺ position.

  • Start motor.

  • When motor starts, push choke in immediately and raise throttle to full position so engine does not flood, you may have to pull the choke out for a second then push it back in to keep it running. Do not leave choke out while engine is running or it will flood and take a long time to get restarted.

  • Mow with mower deck on level 4.

  • Engage blades by slowing pushing handle on left side to steering wheel forward.

The upper part of the runway is never much of a problem to mow. If you can not mow part or all of the bottom section, it is no big deal. Do not try to mow areas that are wet just to get it done. They can always be done later.

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