The Grass Underfoot
The Grass Underfoot. I’m Greg Martin with today’s Line On Agriculture.
Here is something I had never really thought about before but with the football and soccer seasons underway thoughts turn to the green stuff. Underneath all the cleats, you are likely to find an
BYERS: I think it comes as no surprise that local high schools, college teams, professional teams prefer to play on real grass. And if they play on real grass, that means they depend on the
While more and more high school sports complexes are installing artificial turf because of heavy use, a majority rely on turfgrass. There remains several advantages to the real thing.
BYERS: It's safer to play on real grass than it is artificial turf, and there is the environmental issues. Grass seed puts off oxygen. That's an environmentally friendly product.
Byers says as you watch NFL football this season, chances are you will be seeing real grass that comes from
BYERS: In the National Football League, only 12 of the 31 teams playing coast-to-coast are using artificial turf. I think that speaks for itself.
That’s today’s Line On Agriculture. I’m Greg Martin on the Northwest Ag Information Network.