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Advanced Turf Solutions Honors Operations Employees
Advanced Turf Solutions held it's annual operations meeting last week. The highlight of this meeting is when we take the time to honor our hard-working team and give awards to show our gratitude for those who go above an beyond. Please join me in congratulating those honored with awards!
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Nov 13 – Steel Green Demo Day in Sharonville, Ohio
Join us on Tuesday, November 13 for an open house from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM and demo the SG46 zero-turn sprayer-spreader by Steel Green Manufacturing!
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Nov 20 – Steel Green Demo Day in Monroeville, Pennsylvania
Join us for lunch on Tuesday, November 20 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM and demo the SG46 zero-turn sprayer-spreader by Steel Green Manufacturing! Food will be provided.
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Nov 20 – Steel Green Demo Day in Elkhart, Indiana
Join us on Tuesday, November 20 for an open house from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM and demo the SG52 zero-turn sprayer-spreader by Steel Green Manufacturing! Stop by around lunchtime and we'll fire up the grill.
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Nov 28 – Steel Green Demo Day in Ypsilanti, Michigan
Join us for lunch and an equipment demonstration at Play the Cage on Wednesday, November 28 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM. You can test drive the SG46 zero-turn sprayer-spreader by Steel Green Manufacturing! Food will be provided.
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Dec 5 – Steel Green Demo Day in Plainfield, Illinois
Join us for lunch on Wednesday, December 5 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM and demo the SG52 zero-turn sprayer-spreader by Steel Green Manufacturing!
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Dec 11 – Steel Green Demo Day in Columbia, Missouri
Join us for lunch on Tuesday, December 11 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM and demo the SG52 zero-turn sprayer-spreader by Steel Green Manufacturing!
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Dec 12 – Steel Green Demo Day in St. Peters, Missouri
Join us for lunch on Wednesday, December 12 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM and demo the SG52 zero-turn sprayer-spreader by Steel Green Manufacturing!
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Dec 18 – Steel Green Demo Day in Madison, Wisconsin
Join us for lunch on Tuesday, December 18 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM and demo the SG52 zero-turn sprayer-spreader by Steel Green Manufacturing!
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Prepare Your Facility for Winter
We all know that it’s important to winterize our irrigation systems in preparation for a cold winter, but did you know that there are other items at your facility that may need to be winterized too?
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Frac Code Cracking the FRAC Code
When choosing fungicides, one needs to take into consideration the possibility of the fungus developing resistance to that particular fungicide. Paying attention to FRAC codes is a must when using fungicides in a program to make sure that you do not promote resistance in your turfgrass.
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Plan Now to Prevent Next Season’s Headaches
As the season comes to a close, you may feel anxious to put the events of the season behind you. Although you would like this time to unwind, right now is the best time to evaluate and search for solutions to this year's issues to prepare for next year. Here is a guide of what to plan now to prevent next season's headaches.
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Precautions Regarding ArmorTech Tetra Herbicide Precautions Regarding ArmorTech Tetra Herbicide
ArmorTech Tetra, the herbicide containing 2,4-D, Fluroxypyr, Triclopyr, and Flumioxazin, has shown exceptional control of ground ivy and wild violet; however, recent reports of turfgrass discoloration have caused concern.
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winterkill Winterkill Prevention
Winterkill is turf loss during the wintertime. Its damage can be found in cool season areas, warm season areas or the transition zone and there are several conditions that cause winterkill: crown hydration, winter desiccation, low-temperature kill, ice sheets, and snow mold. With this in mind, let’s take a look at how to help prevent some causes of winterkill before winter even starts.
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Connect with Steel Green Manufacturing
On October 17-19, Steel Green Manufacturing will debut at the GIE+EXPO. As an authorized distributor, Advanced Turf is excited to attend the show and follow their activities on social media. We invite you to connect as well!
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Top Three Ways to Help Your Customers This October
It’s hard to believe it’s already October. What happened to 2018? From dealing with weather extremes to weed and fungus outbreaks in regional areas that we haven’t seen before, I sit back and think what a strange and unpredictable growing season 2018 has been.
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There’s Something About ArmorTech Tetra
There is a new product that targets "those" weeds… and approximately 250 more!
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Football Field Day-to-Day Maintenance
Is your field ready for football season? Follow this checklist to make sure your field is in prime shape from the first game to the last.
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It’s Never Too Early to Start Saving for the Future
It's never to early to start thinking about saving and investing for the future. Find out how you can start today.
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Tips for a Successful Fall Broadleaf Weed Strategy
A fall broadleaf weed control strategy is an important piece in a sports turf playing surface maintenance program.
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Why Are There Webs on the Lawn?
You wake up one dewy morning to your lawn covered in spider webs, and you may wonder who decorated for Halloween? It could be one of two culprits- actual spiders or dollar spot. But which one is it?
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Recipe for Success: How to Manage Fall Challenges
Sometimes it seems it's just one challenge after another. Here are some challenges to look out for and some strategies for success.
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Talk of the Season: Aeration and Overseeding
When the fall season rolls around, there are two topics on everyone's minds: aeration and overseeding. Find out why now is the time to do these applications and the answers to some frequently asked questions.
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Gray Snow Mold It’s Time to Start Talking Snow Mold
It seems odd to start talking about snow mold now, but in the northern regions of the Midwest, it’s a topic that needs to be discussed sooner rather than later.
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How to Not Waste Your Time on Herbicide Applications This Fall
What should we know about fall herbicide treatments? How can you save time? What products could you use? We sat down with Sales and Product Development Manager, Mark Sybouts, to learn more. Why are fall herbicide treatments effective against broadleaf weeds? In the fall, the cold weather and shorter days trigger most of the perennial […]
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Granule Fertilizing Do’s and Don’ts
Are you a pro at spreading fertilizer? Check your knowledge of the do's and don'ts of granule fertilizer applications.
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Fall_Disease_Transition Fall Golf Course Disease Control in the Transition Zone
With golf courses consisting of both cool-season and warm-season grasses, fall is a busy time when it comes to disease management in the transition zone. However, the name of the game for fall disease management in the transition zone is “put it to bed clean.” If you want to come out in spring clean and disease free, you have to put your course to bed clean and disease free.
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Pillar G, Freehand, PT Alpine BASF Championship Conditions: Outside the Ropes
BASF offers some of the best fungicides on the market for golf courses and lawn care. BASF also offers an innovative lineup of herbicides, fungicides, and insecticides for effective weed, disease and insect control around clubhouse grounds and what we consider “outside the ropes.” This ensures that the perimeters of the property are kept in […]
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sprayer_calibration How to Correctly Calibrate Your Sprayer
In this video, Mark Sybouts, Advanced Turf Solutions Sales and Product Development Manager, explains how to calibrate your sprayer (math included), while also discussing how to find the right rate for the way your machine is calibrated and what to inspect before starting calibration.
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The State of Freight: And How It May Affect You
The first 7 months of 2018 have seen the most dynamic freight market in recent history. In this post, we would like to explain what's going on in the market and how it may affect you.
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Localized Dry Spot Stop Localized Dry Spot with Surfactants from Precision Laboratories
Once again, we are well into another unpredictable year. Winter went straight to summer in some areas. Heavy rainfalls followed by weeks of drought have occurred. Working to provide the best inputs to help turf remain healthy is on the top of our minds.
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ant_mounds Stop Ant Mounds From Disrupting Mowing/Play on Putting Greens & Golf Tee Boxes
There’s nothing worse than walking into a mess first thing in the morning on your course and, if you discover ant mounds on your greens and/or tee boxes, a mess is what you will have.
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Armyworm Attention: Armyworm Outbreak
Over the past week, our sales team has fielded numerous calls of entire lawns turning brown fairly rapidly that others simply diagnosed as drought stress. Upon closer investigation, we discovered that we are in the midst of an armyworm outbreak!
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Strategies to Manage Summer Stress on the Golf Course
The Fourth of July has passed with a bang, and as we charge forward on the 2018 weather roller coaster ride into some of our toughest management months as golf course superintendents, DEFENSE becomes the name of the game.
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The Unique Features of Linemark Machines
Although there are many field painters and paints on the market today, Linemark machines have many unique features that make it easy-to-use.
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Employee Spotlight: Dan Jennings and Brent Amann
Meet Dan Jennings and Brent Amann, the newest sports turf sales representatives, in our latest employee spotlight.
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The Key to Improving Summer Color
Foliar-Pak's Ultimate Ornamental Package (UOP) can increase profits as well as improve your clients' summer colors. If you’re not offering annual flower installations and/or maintenance, you're missing out on a growing trend in the landscape.
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What You Need to Know About Rotary Spreaders
Rotary spreaders are a very efficient way to spread fertilizer on your field. With late summer fertilizer applications nearing, let’s make sure to avoid mistakes by reviewing these rotary spreader basics.
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Soil Compaction: Symptoms, Problems, and Best Practices
Soil compaction is a concern on nearly all maintained turf, including golf course greens, tees and fairways, sports fields, and heavily trafficked areas in public or residential areas. Compaction occurs as soil particles press together tightly, and soil structure and available pore space for air and water are reduced.
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irrigation_golfcourse Irrigation Water: Friend or Foe?
Adding irrigation water to your soil does not always mean only water was added. Other harmful problems may be lurking in that water.
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