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wet green grass lawn with water texture Effects of Excessive Rain on Turf
Excessive rain can have adverse effects on turfgrass health. Below are a few such outcomes.
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Recently Added Products: Fall 2022
Advanced Turf Solutions added five product offerings over the past few months. Learn more about each one below. N Stabilizer Foliar-Pak N Stabilizer is a nitrogen stabilizer that you can blend with urea fertilizers to minimize volatilization loss. N Stabilizer slows urea hydrolysis by inhibiting the urease enzyme’s activity. Sempre Verde Foliar-Pak Sempre Verde is […]
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What Not to Do When Treating for Dallisgrass
What not to do when treating for dallisgrass.
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Fall Fertilization on Golf Courses
Fall is upon us, with winter soon to follow. We must take the proper steps to help turf recover from summer stresses and prepare for the winter ahead. Below are some common practices to do just that.
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deadnettle Controlling Winter Annual Weeds
What are winter annual weeds? How and when can you control them? Keep reading to find out.
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pink snow mold Protecting Your Golf Course Turf From Snow Mold with AMGUARD
Labor Day weekend has come and gone, and the transition from summer to fall and winter has begun. Now is a good time to start thinking about one of the last and most important cultural practices of the year, protecting your golf course turf from snow mold.
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Natural Gas Drives Fertilizer Prices Up
It’s no secret that the fertilizer market is volatile right now. This article will examine the state of urea specifically—why it matters and how your company can respond proactively.
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EOP Secured for Golf Courses
Why and how should golf course superintendents participate in EOP?
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Preparing for Fall
As much as we look forward to fall’s arrival, it doesn’t always come without stress. Shorter days, reduced staff, member expectations, leaf removal, agronomic programs, course projects, budgeting, and early order programs are all headed on a collision course over the next three to four months. How well you prepare for all of these issues now can have a profound impact on your results. This blog post will outline steps you can take to ensure you are maximizing your fall production.
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Dialed In: Lewis Center Spotlight
Advanced Turf Solutions has 24 locations that proudly serve customers in 15 states. Lewis Center is one of five locations in Ohio and has been a part of the ATS family since 2010.
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close-up of fungicide on grass Tank-Mix Partners for Snow Mold Sprays
Surfactants, pigments, and PGRs are all beneficial tank-mix partners for snow mold sprays. Keep reading to learn more about the benefits they can add to your fall applications.
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Golf course Benefits of Fall Wetting Agent Applications
Often when we use wetting agents, we think of using them to assist with hot and dry summer conditions—and rightfully so. Wetting agents help turf managers with moving and holding water to achieve their playing surface goals during the tough parts of summer. Continuing these applications into the fall, however, can prove to be extremely beneficial for the current season while preparing for success in the next season.
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Henbit in Landscape Bed What You Need to Know about Fall Landscape Bed Herbicide Applications
Have weeds taken possession of your customers’ ornamental beds? Good news. Fall is an excellent time for managing ornamental bed weeds that have taken over, especially broadleaf weeds.
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Golf course putting green with flag in autumn colors Late-Summer Recovery
This blog post will look at practices for turfgrass recovery at the end of summer. 
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Mountain Golf course in Autumn near Cashiers - North Carolina Late-Season Fertility for Warm-Season Turf
When it comes to late-season fertility, warm-season grass has different needs than cool-season grass because of its unique growth habits and nutrient requirements.
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Golf course putting green and collar Collar Decline and What You Can Do About It
Collar decline is normally not the result of just one causal agent. Typically, it is the combination of numerous factors that result in lower quality turfgrass on collars than in surrounding areas. The summer months bring higher temperatures and drought stress, making this the period when most collar decline occurs. Let’s look at some causes of collar decline and how you can remedy each one.
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Golfer legs at golf tournament practice swing with golf club. Golf players on green lawn putting golf ball in the hole. Golfing competition or tournament. Helping Your Course Recover From a Tournament
Hosting a tournament on your golf course is an exciting honor, but it’s also a labor-intensive process from start to finish. In this blog post, we’ll focus on the “finish” aspect and look at helping your course recover from tournament traffic.
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front view of garage with fresh green grass around it Using Mesotrione at Seeding Time
“You can pay me now, or you can pay me later." Remember those commercials about oil filters? This same catchphrase can be applied to using Mesotrione at seeding time.
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Newly Aerated Golf Course Putting Green Aeration Recovery
Now’s the time to start planning aeration for your course. Aeration is a critical practice to help your course recover from summer stress, but it also requires some recovery of its own.
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Hand planting grass seed for overseeding green lawn care Problems That Arise From Low-Quality Grass Seed
It may be tempting to go for the grass seed with the lowest price tag, but you get what you pay for with seed. Low-quality grass seed has lower germination rates, higher weed content, and other costly problems.
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Golf course maintenance crew at work Surviving Summer Stress in Cool-Season Turf
We all start the season with the best intentions to make the turf “the best it can be.” Eventually, the season gets underway, the weather becomes extreme, staff shortages wreak havoc, and a well-laid plan starts to unravel. 
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sprayer How Bicarbonates and pH Affect Spray Water
The single largest input into our spray tank is the water used to make the application. We often overlook the significance of good water. Sometimes we think, “If it’s good enough to drink, then it's okay for our spray tank.” That may or may not be true!
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Drone view of a golf course Pre-Emergent Herbicides for Warm-Season Grass
Pre-emergent herbicides work by forming an impenetrable barrier in the soil during seasons of high weed pressure, which occur when the turf is transitioning into or out of dormancy. 
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Moisture Meters for Summer Stress Relief
Moisture management is critical to helping your greens survive summer stress, and a moisture meter is the tool for the job.
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grass field 2022 Fall Seed Market Update
The seed harvest for 2022 is in full swing.
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New Co-Branded Line of Exclusive Grass Seed Products
Advanced Turf Solutions and Barenbrug have partnered together to create a line of exclusive grass seed products, including blends coated with XCD.
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Sowing Seeds for the Future: Turfgrass Breeding Impact on Tomorrow’s Seed Needs
By staying in tune with end-user feedback and being aware of environmental pressures, Barenbrug aims to be the preferred partner of today while simultaneously breeding the varieties of the future.
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Where Does My Seed Come From? 
Even though grass seems to grow around us without much effort, developing improved varieties takes time and effort.
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Q2 2022 New Product Announcement Recently Added Products: Summer 2022
Advanced Turf Solutions added several product offerings over the past few months. Take a look below at what’s new.
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Water drops on green blade of grass macro, shallow depth of field with creamy bokeh and lots of copy space Surviving Peak Disease Season
It's that time of year again, when growth speeds up, temperatures rise, and we start to get consistent and persistent thunderstorms with humidity. The main summer event is here: peak turfgrass disease season.
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Green grass flooded with rain.Summer rain.Rectangular background with wet grass. Flooding in the fields. Turfgrass Issues That Thrive in Warm, Wet Conditions
Several turfgrass pests thrive in warm, wet conditions. Lack of air, poor drainage, compacted soil, and excessive thatch also contribute to infestations. In this post, we’ll look at three pests to be on the lookout for this summer.
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The Best Time to Apply Grub Control Products
With so many species, how do you know when to treat? For the most part, the biggest concern is about annual grubs since they do the most damage to lawns.  
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Beth Berry Receives Women in the Green Industry Award
Fishers, IN—Green Industry Pros, the management resource for landscape contractors and equipment dealers, selected Beth Berry as a recipient of the Women in the Green Industry Award for 2022.
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Selective focus low angle view of a golf ball on a green with the flagstick on a sunny afternoon Tools to Combat Summer Stress
Moving into the heat of the summer, everyone’s looking for that "magic bullet” to help them survive and advance to the fall. While sound agronomic processes are the backbone to success, there are a few tools in the Advanced Turf arsenal that, when used properly, have yielded excellent results. 
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Back lit golf fairway with sand traps viewed from the tee box Why Adjuvants Are Excellent Tank-Mix Partners
Adjuvants make excellent tank-mix partners for herbicide, insecticide, and fungicide applications on your golf course. Here are a few specific ways to incorporate adjuvants into your program.
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Adjuvants to Increase Efficiency
There are many adjuvants available to help make your job easier, more efficient, and more cost-effective. Here are just a few that you may consider.
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Brown Ring Patch Control
Brown ring patch, also known as waitea patch, is a turfgrass disease caused by the pathogen Waitea circinata var. circinata.
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multiple billbugs Control Billbugs Before They Control Your Course
Billbug damage is frequently confused with other turfgrass problems on golf courses. Damage from billbugs can be diagnosed as many ailments, including disease and white grubs, but nothing that should treat the problem works. Knowing more about billbugs can save time, patience, and money.
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Close-up of golf ball during sunrise. How to Maximize Fungicide Performance
With a set budget and limitless expectations from golfers, you need to maximize the performance of your fungicide applications.
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New Location in Springfield, Missouri
With the recent opening of our fifth facility in Missouri, Advanced Turf Solutions now has 24 locations that serve customers in 15 states.
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