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Dayton schools defend field quality after Bengals player’s injury

July 30, 2019

The Cincinnati Bengals’ practice Saturday raised questions about the quality of Welcome Stadium’s turf field, as players and coaches differed on the issue after star receiver A.J. Green was injured. Bengals head coach

Study will gauge community support for athletic facility fundraising

July 30, 2019

The Westerly (CT) Sun, in a report by Dale P. Faulkner, says, “The School Committee voted 6-1 Tuesday to award a contract for a feasibility study to gauge support in

Golf magazine tells groundskeeper stories

July 30, 2019

Matt LaWell, writing for Golf Course Industry, says three top minor-league baseball groundskeepers share tips from another corner of turf maintenance. Golf and baseball aren’t all that different. Both require a sweet swing. Both

National honor big deal for HS field

July 30, 2019

According to a report by Obrey Brown for the The Redlands (CA) Community News, it wasn’t too long after discovering his home field won a significant award that Redlands High

NFL cleat performance test results for synthetic turf

July 25, 2019

The NFL Musculoskeletal Committee has coordinated extensive research on athletic shoe safety and performance. The committee has developed laboratory tests that evaluate which cleats best permit release on synthetic turf during potentially injurious

Mid-Atlantic STMA chapter to develop BMP manual

July 25, 2019

The Mid-Atlantic Sports Turf Managers Association (MASTMA) is proud to announce the development of a critical Best Management Practices (BMP) manual. This research-based document is being developed specifically for the

New tech in new Rangers stadium

July 25, 2019

When the Texas Rangers move into the brand new Globe Life Field in 8 months time, fans will benefit from a 5.5-acre retractable roof and air-conditioned comfort. Another unparalleled experience

American universities pivotal to plug-in electric vehicle market

July 25, 2019

Universities are partnering with technology manufacturers to test vehicle grid integration technologies, automated vehicles, battery development, and wireless charging on campus, according to a new report from Navigant Research. University campuses

Water management during extreme heat

July 23, 2019

From the University of Nebraska-Lincoln blog, Turf iNfo: The extremely high air temperatures, both during the day and night, have many turfgrass managers rethinking their irrigation programs. Here are some things to

City expands athlete fee payment system

July 23, 2019

Sam Fosness, writing for The Daily Republic in Mitchell, SD says “to help offset facility maintenance costs, the city of Mitchell is evolving its method of how it charges sports