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Open the pod bay doors, HAL

The landscape of robotics has definitely evolved. Stanford University’s Computer Science lab says the first robots (“a mechanical device built to regularly carry out a particular physical task”) were made by Egyptians around 3,000 BC. Modern robots as we know them were developed starting in the 1950s. Stanford developed its own robot, “Shakey,” in 1958…. 

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Posted on: Jan 29, 2018

Hard hits: Why athletes (and their doctors) prefer natural grass

Soccer champion Alex Morgan is concerned about health issues while playing on artificial turf, so much so that she’s filing some BIG lawsuits. According to USA Today, you should be worried too – some say carcinogens, torn ligaments, and long recovery times are just a few of the problems turf professionals should think about before… 

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Posted on: Nov 17, 2017

Think you’ve got wildlife issues? Think again.

The European Tour stop at the Nedbank Golf Challenge in Sun City, South Africa this week promises some interesting challenges. Among them, according to the New York Times: baboons, mongoose, warthogs and residents of a nearby game preserve.

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Posted on: Nov 10, 2017

Cub Cadet Expands Offerings In Premium Sports Field Industry With Acquisition of Advanced Turf Technology

**FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE**   Valley City, OH. – January 17, 2017 – Cub Cadet, a worldwide leader in outdoor power equipment, has expanded its presence in the sports turf market with the acquisition of Advanced Turf Technology (ATT). The UK-based company produces cutting reel mowers and cassettes specially designed for the sports field and golf… 

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Posted on: Jan 17, 2017

GCM Article Focuses On The Benefits of Lightweight Greens Rolling

The April issue of GCM features an article by Dr. Thomas A Nikoli, Ph.D. titled “Ready to Roll” that highlights 10 reasons why lightweight rolling is right for your putting surfaces.  The RG3 is the only greens mower in the world that mows and rolls in a single pass – this means you get the… 

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Posted on: Apr 10, 2014