Surprise had already received their typical infield mix order much earlier in the winter, and the Pac-12/Big-10 Challenge Tournament was quickly approaching. They wanted their regular warning track to be "waterless" just in time for games to start.
GreensGroomer's synthetic groomer is newly designed for 2014 with brush dimensions and angles to allow grooming in four directions, standing up turf fibers and leveling infill material.
Stadium and venue owners and managers are constantly on the look out for new ways to make their facilities cleaner, more efficient and more environmentally friendly. With the help of recycling pioneer TerraCycle, facility managers across the US can now recycle their cigarette waste.
Recently Dr. Ambika Chandra, associate professor of turfgrass breeding and genetics at Texas A&M, released a new drought-tolerant St. Augustine grass variety that also resists the major disease and insect pests that commonly attack lawns in the southern US.
Three of the Brazilian stadiums that will be used in the World Cup have been outfitted with TifGrand, a shade-tolerant, wear-tolerant bermudagrass hybrid developed jointly by UGA and the US Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service.
The partnership provides Profile with a full line of erosion control and turf establishment blankets, and turf reinforcements mats while offering American Excelsior the opportunity to significantly expand its international reach through Profile's established international distribution network.
This new unit features a floating seed box that follows the contours of the terrain to precisely drop seed over 26 heat-treated blades that produce 13 rows of planted seed in a 20-inch swath.
Turf professionals can now instantly access Bayer's best-in-class innovation and research from their iPhone or iPad using the Backed by Bayer app. Download the free app at the iTunes store for solutions and preventative tips to combat troublesome weeds, turf diseases and pests.
As an IRB Preferred Turf Producer, Act Global will ensure quality control from manufacturing to final installation, to deliver IRB Regulation 22 compliant surfaces for elite and community level play.
The international governing body of soccer has given its blessing to Loudon County's (VA) newest athletic institution. The AstroTurf playing surfaces at Evergreen SportsPlex by Sports Construction Management, Inc. have been assigned FIFA One-Star Recommended status, a designation carried by only 20 other fields in the US.