TAG: research

Iowa State adds new sports field research facility

June 23, 2015By

In the video, Iowa State University (ISU) turf grass research associates are leveling four acres of land to construct a new sports field research facility. The research will include three separate fields and will help to identify best practices for sports turf managers, according to a news release from ISU. The four-acre stretch located at the ISU Horticulture Research Station will... read more

Act Global study deems synthetic turf crumb rubber ‘safe’

February 13, 2015By

Act Global has released an independent testing and published analysis of the use of crumb rubber in synthetic turf fields, performed in cooperation with organic chemist Dr. R. William Tilford and three accredited testing institutes. Dr. Tilford is an unbiased third-party expert, with a doctorate in organic chemistry and 14 years of experience as a research chemist. Tilford has a thorough understanding of... read more