Features

Five week blitz at Mile High

November 2, 2016By

The grounds crew at Sports Authority Field at Mile High had their work cut out for them at the beginning of the NFL season this year. Mile High, home to the Denver Broncos, kicked off the NFL season with five consecutive weeks of sporting events, including two preseason games, the Colorado State/Colorado rivalry college football game, the NFL season opener and... read more

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GT AirInject launches new product at GIE+EXPO

October 27, 2016By

GT AirInject, Inc., will unveil its newest product — the Air2HP portable aerifier tool — at the GIE+EXPO in Louisville, Ky., Oct. 20-21. The Air2HP is a portable aerifier tool designed to ease compaction, increase drainage and aerify turf. The Air2HP may be used to to increase drainage, aerify and ease compaction on lawns, in flowerbeds, around tree roots, and... read more

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A look at Kansas University’s Rock Chalk Park

August 26, 2016By

Opened three years ago, Rock Chalk Park in Lawrence, Kan., houses women’s soccer, softball and track and field all in the same complex. Athletic Turf News stopped by to visit with Frank Masterson, director of the facility, to talk about the world-class track and what the complex means for the Kansas athletics program. read more

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Video: Don Follett talks new Ravens field, challenges and more

July 22, 2016By

Don Follett, head groundskeeper for the Baltimore Ravens, talks with us about the new field, what challenges come with maintaining natural grass and how long it took to get to the final installation. read more

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TPI elects officers and new board members

June 16, 2016By

Turfgrass Producers International (TPI) announced its 2016-17 officers and board of directors, effective as of July 1. The officers and new board members were elected during TPI’s Annual Business Meeting Feb. 23 at the association’s 2016 International Education Conference & Field Day in Houston, TX. Linda Pittillo Bradley, co-owner of Turf Mountain Sod in Hendersonville, N.C., was elected President; Jimmy... read more

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