Features

Leicester City gets inventive designs with teamwork and technology

July 21, 2017By

Whether it has been winning an improbable championship, or going viral on social media for field designs, there has been a lot of attention on Leicester, England, home of the Leicester City Football Club (LCFC), and the club’s grounds staff. The approximately two acres on the pitch at King Power Stadium and another 24 acres at the club’s training ground... read more

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AstroTurf provides removable field solution to The University of Northern Iowa

May 16, 2017By

The UNI-Dome, a multi-purpose stadium, on the campus of the University of Northern Iowa, will have a different look this fall with the installation of a new artificial turf surface by AstroTurf that will feature a custom-made field design for the UNI Panthers. The installation process for the AstroTurf Conversion Panel System will begin May 11, 2017 with a completion... read more

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Toro, City Parks Alliance name winners of Urban Park Innovation Award

April 2, 2017By

Parque Castillo in St. Paul, and Bossen Field Park in Minneapolis have won the Urban Park Innovation Award. Both were chosen for the important roles they play in bringing their communities together through recreation and arts integration, and for their ability to demonstrate excellence in park design and programming – both locally and nationally. The Toro Urban Park Innovation Award,... read more

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Las Vegas groundskeeper bets on green

March 17, 2017By

As youth sports has grown over the last 20 years, so has the demand for good winter locations to host tournaments. Enter Las Vegas, a destination city fun for mom and dad, with plenty of hotel rooms — and now sports fields — to host large tournaments. A prime example of the success Las Vegas sports has witnessed: the Mayor’s... read more

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A robot to keep your ION

February 17, 2017By

In a better world a sports field managers would have a robot bring them a drink and then paint all of the lines of any sports field you can think of without assistance. Well, for those turf professionals willing to make the investment there’s a machine that is on its way to doing one of those things. Bad news, they’re... read more

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