February 20, 2023

Michigan State Approved for 2026 FIFA World Cup Turfgrass Facility

A FIFA-funded turfgrass testing facility that will make turf for more than a dozen stadiums for the next World Cup will be operated by Michigan State University. The MSU Board of Trustees unanimously voted to build the testing facility, which will...

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August 21, 2019

4 critical questions when choosing synthetic turf adhesives

[caption id="attachment_28173" align="aligncenter" width="490"] A synthetic turf adhesive is applied by airless spray to a porous shock pad. | Photos: courtesy of Norris Legue[/caption] Coaches and athletic directors are attentive to the safety an...

September 4, 2018

Houston Texans turf donated to local high school

The Panthers of C.E. King high school are officially playing football on the same NFL home field as the 2017 Houston Texans. The ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday marked the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey with the christening of their Hella...

January 23, 2017

Washington study finds no link between artificial turf and cancer

A new study in Washington has found no link between the crumb rubber found in artificial turf and cancer. The state-led study was limited in scope, but it mirrors a Dutch study released last year that similarly found artificial fields were safe fo...

September 15, 2015

Football coach banned for ordering crab walks on scorching turf

A Connecticut high school football coach was banned the first two games of the season after ordering his players to perform crab walks on the scorching turf field, leaving many with blisters. Stratford High School won its first game last week, des...

April 30, 2015

Grant helps Washington school install turf

Grass playing fields in the rainy northwest can have disastrous results, and that’s something Tom Roys understands all too well. Less than one year ago Arlington High School (Washington) became one of the region’s last schools to switch to tur...

February 27, 2013

FieldTurf field-building grant helps Pennsylvania school district

By Joe Frollo, usafootball.comFeb. 19, 2013 -- The grass in Clearfield, Pa., was wearing thin.So was Tim Janocko’s patience.As principal and head football coach at Clearfield High School, it is Janocko’s job to make sure all of the school...


Deer Creek Renovation: The Benefits Of Turf

Deer Creek High School (Edmond, Okla.) athletic director Bob Diefenderfer and head football coach Grant Gower discuss the benefits of installing a turf field and why they decided on turf during their field renovation....