ATN checks out Sporting Park, site of MLS All-Stars

July 26, 2013By

Justin Bland, head groundskeeper at Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kan., discusses how his professional football career led him to Sporting Park, the field’s SubAir System, and the biggest nuisance at Sporting Park. Check out the MLS All Star Game at Sporting Park on Wednesday, July 31st at 9 p.m. EST on ESPN2. read more

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Rose Bowl turf: A cut above the rest

January 8, 2013By

West Coast Turf’s Tifway 419 field in the Coachella Valley, prior to harvesting for the Rose Bowl. Midway through turf installation at the Rose Bowl. Finished field, ready for play. PHOTOS: West Coast Turf Year after year, the turfgrass sod of West Coast Turf in Palm Desert, Calif., is chosen for such high-profile arenas as Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, O.co... read more

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STMA expands education offerings for 2013 conference

November 12, 2012By

The Sports Turf Managers Association’s (STMA’s) 24th Annual Conference and Exhibition will be held Jan. 15-18, 2013 in Daytona Beach, Fla., and will feature increases in all educational offerings made available to attendees. Nearly 1,500 sports turf managers —from high schools and parks districts to Major League Baseball and NFL groundskeepers—will converge on Ocean Center Convention Center for more than... read more

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Can you lay new sod on top of an existing lawn or sports field?

September 28, 2012By

The Internet can be a tremendous tool, especially when it comes to seeking helpful information. Unfortunately, misinformation is abundant, even in the most unlikely of places. The website eHow may provide a great deal of worthwhile information to consumers, but one contributing writer offered readers some advice that may do more harm than good. “Sodding your lawn is a quick... read more

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