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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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NBC News: Feds to investigate safety of crumb rubber

February 18, 2016By

“Three federal agencies are teaming up to investigate the safety of crumb rubber artificial turf used in playing fields and playgrounds all across the country,” NBC News recently reported. read more

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Senators ask Obama to initiate federal study of crumb rubber

January 22, 2016By

Two Democrats on the Senate Commerce Committee asked President Barack Obama on Jan 21. to initiate a study regarding the potential health risk posed by artificial turf athletic fields and playgrounds made of crumb rubber, according to a news release from the Commerce Committee. In a letter to the president, Florida Sen. Bill Nelson and Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal say the possible correlation between crumb... read more

Baltimore Ravens to return to natural grass for 2016 season

December 9, 2015By

The Baltimore Ravens will switch from artificial turf to natural grass at M&T Bank Stadium for the 2016 NFL season. read more

Natural grass sports fields offer a winning pitch

July 24, 2014By

How do natural turfgrass sports fields measure up to artificial turf fields? That debate can be spun any number of ways, by any number of people who are looking at any number of research studies. Separating fact from fiction, or debating “he said, she said” scenarios can be a challenge, and second-guessing the motivation behind research that might happen to... read more