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Greener Grass Awaits

Environmental & Fiscal Responsibility Team Up in Synthetic Turf

Feature Article - February 2012

Synthetic turf fields have seen a rise in popularity over the past decade. At the same time, synthetic turf fields are beginning to need replacing. Growing environmental awareness and fiscal responsibility combine to make recycling a smart option.

Sports Turf

An Impressive Kickoff for the Buffalo Bills
Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, N.Y.

Facility Profile - October 2011

This year, the Buffalo Bills bring a new player to the field—the field itself.

Tomorrow's Turf

Budgets and the Environment Drive Trends in Natural and Synthetic Sports Fields

Supplement Feature - September 2011

San Diego State University's renovated grass practice facility in Southern California is set to open later this year after nearly three quarters of a million dollars in upgrades. Ron Hostick, CSFM, SDSU's athletic area lead, said the project was designed to convert an existing grass field into a robust facility that provided the Division 1 school with a more recruiting-friendly environment. And because the team plays weekend games on Qualcomm Stadium's natural turf field, the organization wanted to maintain a similar surface for practice.

Turf: Answered Prayers

Rockhurst High School in Kansas City, Mo.

Facility Profile - April 2011

When this high schools synthetic turf field was due for replacement, a unique solution allowed them to reduce costs, while recycling much of the old field. The results were delivered in record time, to much applause.

Sports Fields

Clearing the Clutter
What Matters Most in an Artificial Turf System

Guest Column - March 2011

Artificial turf sports fields are a great option for facilities that want to get more play in more weather. But before you buy, you need to know a thing or two about the surface—and what lies beneath it.

From Blueprint to Ballgame

The Ins and Outs of Sports Field Design

Feature Article - February 2011

Before you can get your team onto the field, you have to take care to ensure your fields are properly designed. Close attention to the soil and other factors is essential.

Maintenance Series: Sports Turf

Toughen Up Your Turf

Feature Article - January 2011

In this first installment in our series on maintenance issues, we take a look at the basic requirements for maintaining sports fields. Whether your fields are synthetic or natural turf, there are steps you can take to maximize their playability.

Sports Turf 101

The Benefits & Drawbacks of Synthetic & Natural Turf

Supplement Feature - September 2010

Natural or synthetic turf? It remains one of the hottest conversations in recreation and athletic circles today.

Sports and Playground Surfaces

No Risk From Tire Crumb

Guest Column - July 2010

While there has been much unscientific discussion over the safety of tire crumb, the EPA's final word is that it poses no risk. And, the benefits abound.

Breaking Ground

Making the Most of Your Sports Fields

Feature Article - February 2010

No matter what type of turf you deploy, your sports fields need careful consideration to ensure they remain in playing shape. We offer advice from those in the know to help you stay on top of your game.