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Turf

Rebels Return to Their Roots
Vaught-Hemingway Stadium, University of Mississippi in Oxford, Miss.

Facility Profile - April 2017

When faced with the choice between synthetic and natural turf, this university chose the best of both worlds.

The Best of Both Worlds

Know When to Rely on Synthetic or Natural Turf

Feature Article - February 2017

Is synthetic turf or natural turf best for your sports and recreation programming? The answer is, both. There are reasons to use one or the other, but for many facilities, a combination of the two will maximize programming possibilities.

The State of the Sports Turf Management Industry

Guest Column - January 2017

Sports fields require attention and care to ensure playability and safety for athletes. Luckily, there's a team of trained professionals who have the know-how to keep your fields in tip-top shape.

Overjoyed in the Ozarks

Reeds Spring High School
Reeds Spring, Mo.

Web Exclusive - September 2016

When the University of Cincinnati replaced its synthetic turf surface, it led to an unexpected playing surface upgrade at a Southwest Missouri high school.

Solve Synthetic Turf Seams Problems

Problem Solver - August 2016

High green strength adhesives overcome the troublesome forces of turf movement that plague turf during installation, particularly outdoors, such as "wind lift"; edge curl; creep; wrinkling; buoyancy from unexpected rain; expansion and/or contraction due to surface temperature changes from desert heat; freezing; sunlight; shadows; passing clouds; etc. Conversely, low green strength adhesives are the opposite (slippery, no grip) also causing "squeeze-out," "oozing" and "foaming" through seams.

Turf

What You Need to Know About Baseball & Synthetic Turf
How a Sports Facility Can Engage an Entire Community, Not Just Athletes

Guest Column - July 2016

More and more schools and colleges are finding out that synthetic turf can be an effective solution for extending their season and programming on their baseball fields.

Sports Fields

The Trojans' War
Iowa City West High School in Iowa City, Iowa

Facility Profile - April 2016

When this high school needed a new field for its football team and other programs, it looked to the experience of local experts.

Sports Surfaces

The Surface Matters

Guest Column - November 2015

When you want players to be safe and play their best, it's crucial to understand how your surface is put together.

Fields of Dreams

Trends & Best Practices in Sports Turf

Supplement Feature - October 2015

Choosing synthetic or natural turf for outdoor sports fields is an important consideration, but it's also crucial to understand the ins and outs of maintaining and caring for both kinds of turf.

Sports Field Management

Managing Turfgrass
Ever Heard of a CPA? What About a CSFM?

Guest Column - May 2015

Certification in sports field management is not only a smart career move, it also can help ensure you have the know-how to keep your fields in top playing shape.