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Amperage and CSiL jugs on a white background These Two Are Great Playing Partners
Golfers are constantly searching for a compatible playing partner. Once they find that well-matched partner, it can lead to many entertaining rounds of golf over many years. Likewise, Foliar-Pak has constructed two products that would be considered highly compatible partners for golf course superintendents to use through the season. 
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thermometer on a green nature background and temperature measuring, environment concept. Don’t Apply Pre-Emergents Too Early
Yes, there is such a thing as applying pre-emergents too early. But how soon is too soon?
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landscape view of baseball field The Advantages of Proper Infield Drainage
It’s a known fact that poor surface drainage puts the sports field as well as the players at a disadvantage. To achieve proper infield drainage, it’s really about maintaining the quality of three key factors- the infield mix, the grade of the infield, and the conditioner.
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Wet Baseball Field Infield Maintenance After Rain: What NOT to Do
When it comes to managing rainwater on your infield, the approach you take can have long-term effects.
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Blue sky and clouds reflected in clear pond A Unique Way to Control Pond Algae
We’re now introducing Foliar-Pak Pond Additive, a safe, effective, and unique approach to algae control in ponds.
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Beautiful landscape in park with tree and green grass field at morning. Four Factors That Affect Grass Growth
Whether you’re planting cool- or warm-season grass this spring, it’s important to understand the factors that affect germination and growth.
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Side view of golf ball on a putting green Pre-Emergents for Bentgrass Greens
If you manage bentgrass putting greens, weed control is probably creeping its way onto your radar right about now. It’s a good time to prevent weeds before they become a visible problem. In addition to cultural practices, what pre-emergent herbicide options are there?
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Aerated putting green on golf course - maintenance background Aerating Warm-Season Turf
On the North Carolina coast, warm-season turf aeration is still a couple of months away. But it’s never too early to game-plan for your specific needs.
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dead grass Condition Your Soil Early For Improved Moisture Management
Typically, wetting agent applications are applied only after dry conditions become evident. However, in order to minimize localized dry spots and improve moisture management, you should condition your soil prior to dry conditions.
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sunlight on sprout tulips Pre-Emergent Applications in Landscape Beds
As you plan pre-emergent applications for landscape beds this spring, there are a few things to keep in mind. The products you apply will depend on the weeds you’re trying to control, the ornamentals in the landscape bed, and your budget constraints. 
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laser grading new construction Laser Grading 101
Laser grading plays a significant role in the construction of new baseball or softball fields and planning a renovation project. It also plays a role in yearly field maintenance. Taking advantage of this technology will provide numerous benefits to your infields. What is laser grading? Laser grading involves using laser technology to grade an infield […]
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close-up ofcrabgrass How to Prevent Crabgrass Infestations with Pre-emergent Herbicides
Crabgrass is a common lawn invader. Stop the invasion before it starts with pre-emergents. In the crabgrass pre-emergent video and transcript below, featuring Advanced Turf Product Development Manager Mark Sybouts, learn how to prevent crabgrass infestations with pre-emergent herbicides.
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ABW Annual Bluegrass Weevil: Scouting and Controlling
ABW, or the annual bluegrass weevil, is one of the most difficult to control pests in turfgrass management. Check out the video/transcript below to learn how can we definitively diagnose an annual bluegrass weevil problem, how to control it, and more. 
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Sunset over grass field Mary's Peak Oregon Willamette Valley Spring Seed Update
As we approach the spring seeding season, we want to inform you of the current seed stock, expected harvest, and impact on price and availability.
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More Than Lawn Care: Jim Beveridge Customer Spotlight
In the suburbs of Cleveland, Ohio, a family business called Yards Done Right has been helping homeowners with their lawns and landscaping since 2011. Started by Jim and Judy Beveridge as a lawn care company, Yards Done Right later added tree and shrub care services to their offerings. Today, they pride themselves on being a full-service lawn care and landscaping company.
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Clothianidin Why Clothianidin Could Be The Right Insecticide For You
Which insects does clothianidin control best? Why would you choose to apply clothianidin over other insecticides? Get these questions answered and a few more in the clothianidin video or transcript below, featuring Advanced Turf Sales Rep Nikki Hendrickson.
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lip on infield with water Infield Lip Prevention and Repair
What is an infield “lip,” and how do you manage it?
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grass with roots and soil Root Health Basics
You probably know how important root health is to turf. But do you know how to optimize turf health from the roots up?
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grass seed pile against white Grass Seed Germination Times
Not all types of grass seed germinate at the same rate. Knowing germination times can help you choose the best seed type for your needs.
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Essential Sports Field Products for Spring
Getting your athletic field ready for the season? Don’t forget to pick up these essential products and tools.
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average soil temperature in Downers Grove Time to Adjust Your Broadleaf Weed Control
The last few years have felt like the Bill Murray movie Groundhog Day. The growing season is getting later and staying warmer. Spring is slow to warm up, and then we jump straight into 90-degree days.
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green grass in the snow How to Help Turf Recover From Winter
March brings hope for spring, along with questions about how to help turf recover from winter. Here are a few cultural practices to ensure a smooth transition from one season to the next.
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layered infield Why a Layered Infield Is a Problem
Unlike cake, an infield isn’t better with layers. In fact, a layered infield is bound to have severe issues in the spring.
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nutsedge Yellow Nutsdge Q&A with FMC
We asked Tina Bond, Technical Service Manager with FMC Professional Solutions, and Kent Turner, FMC Professional Solutions Market Specialist T&O Midwest, a few questions about yellow nutsedge. Learn when yellow nutsedge begins to show up, what turf conditions create a perfect environment for the development of it and more in this Q&A.
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goosegrass Goosegrass Q&A with Bayer
We asked Zac Reicher, from Bayer’s Green Solutions Team, a few questions about goosegrass. Learn about the turf conditions that create a perfect environment for goosegrass development, what challenges we face controlling it, how to treat it, and a few other things in this Q&A.
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Text HELP WANTED on calendar planner with keyboard on the white background. Labor Shortcomings and Goings
As we all process 2021 and head into the 2022 season, we have a lot of lessons to apply. Chances are, efficiency had a lot to do with your success or failure last year.
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Using Tarps on Mounds and Plates
Placing tarps on mounds and plates is a key maintenance practice.
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dandelion weeds in a patch of grass How Pre-Emergent Herbicides Work
We talk a lot about the usefulness of pre-emergent herbicides against weeds on golf courses, sports fields, and home lawns. But what do they actually do? 
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Dragging-the-infield Ensure Infield Playability by Dragging the Infield
Why is dragging the infield so important?
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exterior of Nashville facility with blue sky behind it Making It in Music City: Nashville Spotlight
Advanced Turf Solutions has 22 locations that proudly serve customers in 14 states. Nashville is the only location in Tennessee and has stayed busy serving the state since 2012.
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Green wet grass in water drops after rain. Fresh summer plants in sunlight Preventing Fungicide Resistance
With fungicide usage being as important as it is, let’s dive in and look at best practices to prevent fungicide resistance from being your next big headache. Here are a few basic concepts to remember when applying fungicides and developing a fungicide program.
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Proxy and Signature product packages on white background Do’s and Don’ts of Poa Annua Control
Here are some do’s and don’ts to keep in mind as you plan your approach to Poa annua control this year.
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White flowers of viburnum snow ball in spring garden. Using Plant Growth Regulators on Shrubs
You’re probably familiar with using plant growth regulators (PGRs) on turfgrass, but have you considered adding them to your shrub maintenance programs? Here are five reasons to use a plant growth regulator on shrubs.
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Golf ball on the green. golf ball on lip of cup Stay in Control With Pre-Emergents
Effective control throughout the growing season isn’t too much to ask of your herbicide. But it requires precise, consistent applications on your part. Follow these guidelines for success with pre-emergent herbicides this year.
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off-field bullpen How to Build an Off-Field Bullpen
An off-field bullpen tops the wish list of many coaches. If you want to make that dream a reality, keep reading to learn the process of building an off-field bullpen. 
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Rolling Infields: When, Why, and How
As spring nears, coaches are pushing to get on their infields as soon as possible. You need to roll your infield in the spring, ideally before you have any traffic on your infield. Now, the questions are: When, why, and how?
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What You Need to Know About the First Dormant Oil Application
Do you have questions about dormant oil applications? Advanced Turf Sales Rep Nikki Hendrickson gives you all the information you need to make a successful application in the video and transcript below.
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grass with roots and soil cross section Let’s Get to the Root of the Problem: Thatch
When not properly managed, thatch is the enemy of root health. Here are five things to know about managing thatch for root health.
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Infield Conditioner Depth
Infield conditioner is a crucial part of any field maintenance program. But not all fields require the same amount of conditioner. How do you know what depth of conditioner is right for your field?
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close-up of euonymus on leaf Your Guide to Mite, Scale, and Adelgid Control
Have you dealt with mite, scale, or adelgid infestations in years past? Here are some things to know this season.
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