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Forget Green, Turf is Orange & Black

OSU bermudagrass varieties have hit a homerun in sports stadiums by Donald Stotts

Photo by Todd Johnson

Sports enthusiasts may not realize it but they are seeing a Cowboy connection when they watch home games of Major League Baseball's Kansas City Royals and the National Football league's Kansas City Chiefs and Washington Redskins, even if it is literally being trampled underfoot.

"We didn't start our bermudagrass development program with the intention of specifically turning out high-end turf for major sports; the resulting products have just been what a number of professional and amateur organizations have needed," says Dennis Martin, Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension turfgrass specialist . . . read the entire story on page 33. 

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