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New chair for CEN-TC 217

CEN-TC 217, the technical committee for sports surfaces of the European Committee for Standardization, has appointed Roberto Armeni as the new…

TurfTalents adds Raw Stadia software to portfolio

Canadian-based turfgrass consultancy and supplier company TurfTalents, have announced an alliance partnership that sees TurfTalents offering Raw Stadia software and…

RHENAC Sports LED CLS: game changer in pitch management

Monitoring and improving a stadium field per square metre has finally become reality. The RHENAC Sports LED CLS R-BL-1750, developed…

English Football ‘powers up’ grass pitches

In an attempt to facilitate an additional 30,000 football matches per week by 2030, the Premier League, The FA and…

Retractable pitch for Real Madrid stadium?

Real Madrid FC have released a video that shows how its proposed retractable pitch is expected to work. A five-minute…

FIFA publishes standards for natural playing surfaces

FIFA has published its Test Manual for natural pitches, thereby ‘laying the first brick for the new Quality Programme for…

Nevada bans ‘non-functional’ grass

The U.S. state of  Nevada has adopted a law that will outlaw about 31 percent of the grass in the…

World Rugby redevelops guideline for rugby fields

The guideline for natural turf surfaces for rugby is currently being redeveloped. World Rugby deems it important to update the…

Bigmow as fairway mower

Machine manufacturer Belrobotics is currently testing the Bigmow as a fairway mower. The pilot runs at Flanders Nippon in Hasselt,…

Barenbrug invests in new laboratory

The Royal Barenbrug Group has invested in a new laboratory for climate-resistant grass solutions, using seed technology to tackle ongoing…