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November 2015

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STMA 2016 NBC News: Feds to investigate
safety of crumb rubber

Check out our photos from the Sports Turf Managers Association’s 2016 Conference and Exhibition in Sand Diego, which began on Tuesday and concludes today.
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Blake Anderson Wooo Pig Sooie! Humble Mowing Pattern Contest winner gives thanks
Blake Anderson, assistant director of sports turf operations for the University of Arkansas, was named the STMA Mowing Patterns Contest winner in December. Find out what work went into the winning design.
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Ph.D. says research shows crumb rubber use not alarming
The safety of crumb rubber was a topic of discussion at an STMA 2016 panel. John Sorochan, Ph.D., professor of turfgrass science at the University of Tennessee, recommended looking at Penn State University’s collection of scientific articles, and says experts "aren’t seeing anything to be alarmed" about.
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WCT West Coast Turf provides
its eighth Super Bowl field

West Coast Turf is providing the turf for Super Bowl 50, marking its eighth field used in a Super Bowl. Check out our infographic to see what goes into growing and installing turf for the NFL’s biggest event.
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Senators ask Obama to initiate federal study of crumb rubber
Two senators have asked President Barack Obama 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.
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Greenfields GreenFields to install artificial
turf field at US Lacrosse HQ

GreenFields USA will be installing its MX Trimension woven turf and woven Sine pad with a TPE infill at US Lacrosse’s new headquarters and training center in Sparks, Md.
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Rattlesnake Turf Reclamation Solutions
partners with Broce Broom

Turf Reclamation Solutions has entered a new partnership with Broce Broom. The partnership will increase the availability of TRS’s equipment and expand its geographic capability to provide contractors with field removal services.
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LebanonTurf introduces new ProScape fertilizer
LebanonTurf has released its ProScape fertilizer with Acelepryn insecticide plus Dimension herbicide for athletic fields and other applications. The new combination product controls and protects against grubs and crabgrass.
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[ Hunter Industries unveils new PRB rotors]

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