What to consider when choosing turf for community vs. high-performance sports fields?

May 07th, 2024

Whether you're developing a community sports field or a high-performance sports arena, the choice of turf is critical. Learn why.

Unlocking the true value of independence in sportsfield design and maintenance

March 06th, 2024

One overlooked asset in sports field design and maintenance is the independent advisors' perspective. Seeking unbiased advice is crucial for superior outcomes.

Greening the game: unravelling SPORTENG's Field of Play capabilities with Turf Agronomist Amy Dingle

November 09th, 2023

Explore Amy Dingle's journey as a Turf Agronomist at SPORTENG, dedicated to shaping fields and championing sustainability in the sports & leisure industry.

PLA VIC/TAS Webinar: Unlocking sustainability in sports turf through recycled sand's potential

October 24th, 2023

Watch our recent webinar about SPORTENG's groundbreaking experiment on using recycled glass sand as a growing medium for natural turf Fields of Play.

Vigilance in turf management: insights from turfgrass projects

June 12th, 2023

Discover effective strategies to overcome sand scarcity in the turf industry. Dive into our insightful article to ensure your turf projects thrive!

Unlocking the secrets to becoming an exceptional Turfgrass Agronomist!

May 25th, 2023

What makes our Field of Play Team of agronomists stand out from the crowd? Read to know more, or contact us for a chat on your next project!

Revitalising Allianz Stadium: the renovation of an icon's profile

February 01st, 2023

The agronomic expert John Neylan discussed the challenges the new Allianz Stadium turf had to overcome before its grand reopening in September.

Turf agronomy podcast: Behind the Turf Ep.37

April 27th, 2022

Our Turf Agronomist John Neylan was invited to discuss more about poa annua and women in turf industry in Behind the Turf podcast, episode 37. Listen now!

Turf agronomy podcast: Behind the Turf Ep.36

April 27th, 2022

Our Turf Agronomist John Neylan was invited to discuss more about turf management in Australia in Behind the Turf podcast, episode 36. Listen now!

What is Poa annua?

February 08th, 2022

Leading agronomist John Neylan looks at a number of ongoing trials, adding to the industry’s knowledge base about Poa annua and its ubiquitous nature.

What are the consequences of flooding on sportfield natural turf?

January 31st, 2022

Leading agronomist John Neylan takes an agronomic look at the impact of floods, and the short and longterm implications for turf health.

How to keep bacteria wilt away from sportfields' natural turf?

January 04th, 2022

Leading agronomist John Neylan looks at bacterial wilt in Poa annua/bentgrass greens and provides some strategies to get sportsfields ready for Winter.

What is Turfgrass Agronomy?

September 29th, 2021

Turfgrass agronomy is about presenting turf surfaces that are fit for the particular sport and safe for play rather than producing a harvestable crop.

What is hybrid grass?

July 01st, 2021

A hybrid grass surface consists of synthetic fibres that extend above the growing medium and combine with the natural turf leaves and stems. Learn more.

What are cricket wicket soils?

May 31st, 2021

Cricket wicket soils represent a challenging soil from a turf agronomy perspective. They need compaction and hardness for high performance. Learn more.

Turf agronomy podcast: golf turf management in Australia

May 17th, 2021

Our Turf Agronomist John Neylan was invited to discuss more about golf turf management in Australia in Frankly Speaking podcast. Listen for more!

Winter management of natural turf sports fields

March 25th, 2021

Learn how to prepare your natural turf Field of Play to the harsh months of winter through advices of our Turf Agronomist John Neylan. Read now!

How to maintain your natural turf sports field?

February 23rd, 2021

This article is based on the research of Neylan & Nickson (2019), studying Field of Play construction, maintenance and hours of use.

What is a perched water table for a natural turf Field of Play?

December 29th, 2020

A perched water table solution brings various benefits to your natural turf Field of Play. Learn more about what it is and why in our new blog post.

Sand slit drainage vs Sand carpet: Key differences in drainage

December 10th, 2020

These forms of improving drainage have some common elements but are in fact quite different systems. This article outlines the differences between them.

What is a sand carpet profile?

November 23rd, 2020

A sand carpet profile assures a well-drained profile, providing a dry and durable surface allowing a high standard of play. Learn more.

What is a sand slit drainage system?

November 16th, 2020

A sand slit drainage system is a low cost option for improving the drainage capability of an existing Field of Play. Learn more.

How to choose the right rootzone sand profile for your Field of Play?

October 13th, 2020

The performance of a playing surface profile is heavily reliant on the relationship between the sand specification and profile thickness. Learn more.

How to produce a high performing natural turf Field of Play profile?

October 07th, 2020

Rootzone growing medium plays an essential role in natural turf Field of Play quality, and helps avoiding turf damages. Learn more.

What is natural turf and how to improve its playing quality?

March 25th, 2020

To answer the ever-increasing demand of natural turf playing quality, designs are becoming more complex, with full engineering specifications and drawings.

Natural vs synthetic turf: choose the best option for your project

February 21st, 2020

Natural vs synthetic turf: SPORTENG helps you decide which option is best for your project.