sport turf News

  • Out front mower - ideal for both long grass and sports turf

    Take the many advantages of an out front mower and give it the ability to cut both long grass and sports turf and you’re surely on to a winner. The Wessex ProLIne FRX-150 is just such a mower, designed to hitch up to most leading out front power units with Power Take Off. The FRX-150 ...


    By Wessex International

  • In Denmark, everything at ERDWICH revolves around the artificial turf...

    In Denmark, everything at ERDWICH revolves around the artificial turf, appropriately in view of the upcoming European championship in France. In 2014, ERDWICH was commissioned to build the first plant worldwide in order to separate the components of an artificial turf into its different fractions. This processing of artificial turf allows a recycling rate of nearly 100 per cent. Thanks to intense ...

  • Koninklijke Ten Cate nv : Heracles Almelo starts using new FIFA Two-Star synthetic turf pitch

    The new synthetic turf pitch of premier league club Heracles Almelo in the Polman Stadium in Almelo was delivered by main sponsor TenCate and its project partners on Monday, 9 July. It has now been approved by FIFA in line with the FIFA Two-Star standard for synthetic turf football pitches. The pitch is based on the patented 3D synthetic turf clumps technology from TenCate Grass and was installed ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • SIMA to Publish Snow Business® in 2017; Turf® to focus on snow and ice with PLOW, a supplement publication

    Starting in 2017, the publishing agreement with Snow & Ice Management Association (SIMA) and Grand View Media to publish Snow Business® magazine will expire. As such, SIMA will take over all publishing of Snow Business® magazine and will serve an audience of 30,000 snow and ice management professionals. Likewise, Turf® magazine announces PLOW, a supplement complementing the parent ...


    By Grand View Media

  • Air-Seal Products exhibiting at IOG Saltex 2013

    IOG Saltex 2013 will be held at Windsor Racecourse, Berks on 3rd - 5th September and will embrace fine turf and sports surfaces, turf maintenance equipment, children's outdoor play and safety surfacing, landscaping, contractors, commercial vehicles, outdoor leisure and facilities management, as well as software and security equipment. Air-Seal Products are exhibiting at this years IOG Saltex, we ...


    By Air-Seal Products Ltd

  • Quali-Pro Launches NEGATE(TM), a Synergistic Post-Emergent Herbicide

    Quali-Pro, a division of Control Solutions Inc., today announced the launch of NEGATETM 37WG herbicide. NEGATE’s synergistic formulation allows turf managers to control more than 35 grasses and broadleaf weeds in Bermudagrass and Zoysiagrass. NEGATE inhibits the growth enzyme acetolactate synthase (ALS), providing fast and complete post-emergent control. NEGATE also allows superintendents the ...


  • New Fertilizer Rule Protects Florida`s Liquid Heart

    TALAHASSEE, Florida, August 30, 2007 (ENS) - The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services today adopted a final rule limiting the phosphorus and nitrogen content in fertilizers for urban turf and lawns. The Urban Turf Fertilizer Rule will reduce the amount of nitrogen and phosphorus applied in urban areas, limiting the amount of those compounds reaching Florida waters , including ...

  • Turfgrass that wears down and springs back up

    Kentucky bluegrass, a turfgrass frequently grown on sports fields, is more tolerant to wear during the spring compared to other seasons, and shows better recovery during spring, according to research from Rutgers University. The study also identified which varieties of bluegrass showed the most wear tolerance. Researchers Bradley Park, T.J. Lawson, Hiranthi Samaranayake, and James A. Murphy, from ...

  • Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Announces New Report on Scientific Breakthroughs from USDA in 2013

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced a new report on scientific breakthroughs discovered by USDA researchers that led to new patents and inventions with the potential for commercial application and potential economic growth. Innovations included in the report range from flour made out of chardonnay grape seeds that prevents weight gain to antimicrobial packets that keep food from ...

  • Farmer-Funded Innovations: checkoff breakthroughs support on-farm profitability

    Successful companies in the aviation, communications, computer and medical industries don’t stand still. They find solutions that will keep them a step ahead of the competition. That goes for farmers, too. Soybean farmers today see the results of innovation everywhere they turn. More seed varieties and machinery applications. More ways to get the information they need to help them make ...


    By United Soybean Board (USB)

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