Editor’s pick

Which is better: brushing or raking?

Opinions about whether brushing or raking third-generation synthetic turf fields is better for the field are divided. A grant from the Norwegian FA, the Dutch industry body BSNC, as well as the Dutch Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport enabled the Municipality of Amsterdam to contract research institute ERCAT of the University of Ghent to investigate this in more detail.

Autonomous mowing robots discussed

Cutting sports fields is one of the most time consuming, uninspiring and repetitive activities one will have at a sports club. Autonomous mowing robots are less demanding and can do it cheaper. They don’t have any expectations, free up manpower that can be used elsewhere and are more affordable. The two best known autonomous mowing robots each have their own personality.