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zoxy-t and zoxy 2f 2 Important Tools in Your Control Arsenal: ArmorTech ZOXY 2F and ArmorTech ZOXY-T
As we approach another turfgrass disease season, two fungicide active ingredients remain important, viable tools in your control arsenal: Azoxystrobin and Tebuconazole. A little information on each follows to help you make the most of your disease control programs.
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The Cicadas Are Coming!
Much of the ATS sales area will experience Brood X this year.  It is the largest brood of the 17-year periodical cicada. This brood of cicadas has been feeding on tree roots for the last 17 years. In May, when the irises are blooming, the nymphs will crawl out of the ground and molt into adults.
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FMC Q&A for Dollar Spot and Brown Patch FMC Q&A for Dollar Spot and Brown Patch
We asked Tina Bond, technical service manager with FMC Professional Solutions, a few questions about dollar spot and brown patch. Learn what the symptoms of dollar spot and brown patch are, when applications should begin, what happens if you miss your first app, and more in this Q&A. Dollar Spot What are the symptoms of […]
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Particle Distribution in Fertilizer: Why It’s Really Important. Particle Distribution in Fertilizer: Why It’s Really Important.
Do you think about what is in the bag of fertilizer before purchasing and applying? The analysis and information are confirmation of what is in the bag. But how it’s put in that bag can be very important.
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water quality Disappointed By Your Pesticide Performance? Maybe It’s Your Water Quality.
Have you ever been disappointed in your pesticide performance? Could it be your water quality?
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Red Calcine Layout Choosing the Right Infield Products – Calcined vs. Vitrified
Choosing the right infield products: calcined vs. vitrified.
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bermuda zoysia nimblewill Removing Nimblewill, Bermuda, and Zoysia from Cool-Season Lawns
When cool-season grasses start to green up in the spring, you might start taking calls from upset homeowners seeing brown spots in their lawns. In some cases, the brown spots are species of grasses that green up later in springtime. Three grass species to watch out for that green-up later in spring are nimblewill, zoysiagrass, […]
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close up of home plate and gentleman leveling the dirt in the infield Let’s Play! Checklist for Practices and Game Days
The game season is starting, and you're prepping your fields for play! It's time to fertilize and overseed any worn areas in the turf and repair the infield after a winter's nap. Once the turf and infield are in tip-top shape, here's a handy reminder of the steps to make sure your field can withstand the rigors of practice and game day. 
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Knock Out Roses: Dealing with Rust and Rose Slugs
Advanced Turf rep and insect enthusiast Nikki Hendrickson found some issues on the Knock Out roses at our corporate headquarters. Watch this video to identify and treat rust and rose slugs.
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Bring Your Turf into New Life with These Tips
Our golf courses, sports turf, and lawns are now breaking dormancy and coming into their own new life. Here are some products that will help your turf along the way.
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Speed Up the Recovery of Divots with These Tips
Many courses are now coming into spring with very thin turf on some of their tees, which is a look nobody wants. If this sounds like your course, here are a few things you could try to implement to help speed the recovery of your existing divots as well as the divots that will soon be flying through the air. 
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Zoysia Grass Blog Keep Zoysiagrass Healthy During the Season with These Maintenance Tips
Zoysiagrass doesn't require a lot of fertilizer inputs or as much water as cool-season grasses. It's also not susceptible to many diseases or insect problems. So, relatively speaking, zoysiagrass is easier to maintain than some other grasses. However, it would be best if you did a few things during the season to make sure it stays healthy.
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flower bed Game Plan for Landscape Bed Weed Control
To put together an effective weed control game plan for your landscape bed, you want to know what you're facing. A few things to consider:
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flower bed Game Plan for Landscape Bed Weed Control
To put together an effective weed control game plan for your landscape bed, you want to know what you're facing. A few things to consider:
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sprayer calibration Essential Guide to Sprayer Calibration
Steel Green Manufacturing​ explains how to calibrate​ a sprayer (math included), while also discussing how to find the right rate of chemistry for the way your machine is calibrated and what to inspect before starting calibration.
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dormant oil application What You Should Know About Dormant Oil Applications
Do you have questions about dormant oil applications? ATS rep and insect enthusiast Nikki Hendrickson gives you the information you need to make a successful application.
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micro tree injection technology New Solution for Emerald Ash Borer: SymTREE EB
Learn about SymTREE EB, the new product offering to protect your ash trees from emerald ash borer.
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dylan staley, stephen hill, michael thomas Employee Spotlights: Dylan Staley, Stephen Hill, and Michael Thomas
Our employees work hard to provide excellent service to our customers. In honor of Employee Appreciation Day, let’s celebrate three of our hardworking drivers, Dylan Staley, Stephen Hill, and Michael Thomas. Dylan Staley CDL Driver in Fishers, IN Employee Since 2016 Dylan’s current role at ATS involves transferring products between locations. He enjoys his role […]
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matchpoint insecticide Will Annual Blue Grass Weevil (ABW) Threaten Your Course? What You Need to Know Now.
We asked Corteva a few questions about the annual bluegrass weevil (ABW). Hear about where the insect is causing problems today, where it's spreading, how to identify if it's the issue, how to treat it, and more in this Q&A.
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close up of kalmor bag Kalmor Fungicide: A New Product Offering for Ornamental Diseases
One of the new products we are offering at Advanced Turf Solutions is Kalmor. Kalmor is a copper-based fungicide/bactericide, has a FRAC designation of M1, and is unique amongst today’s products. 
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cherry blossoms Recharge Your Spring Agronomic Program for 2021
As we put 2020 behind us and move into 2021, here are a few thoughts about moving forward in the next 2 months before the hectic spring arrives. Let's use the remaining 30-60 days to recharge, reorganize, and reevaluate your spring agronomic programs. 
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fe iron Not All Irons Are Created Equal: Diagnosing Iron Deficiencies
Identifying the reason for making iron applications and deciding on the right type of iron can definitely lead to greener pastures.
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We've Moved green arrow sign for two new locations Our Elk Grove Village, Illinois Location Has Moved!
We have relocated our facility to better serve our customers. As of February 1st, we are open for business.
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crab grass Differences Between Prodiamine and Dimension
Learn the differences between Prodiamine and Dimension so you have the most success at pre-emergent applications this spring.
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virtual education series by advanced turf solutions Advanced Turf Solutions Launches Virtual Education Series
We are now offering free online courses and live virtual seminars to support continuing education for turfgrass managers. The Virtual Education Series is free and available to the public. Beginning February 1, anyone can visit advancedturf.com/courses and access dozens of self-paced online courses taught by industry experts. Participants can earn state-level continuing certification credits, GCSAA […]
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steelgreen ride-on sprayer-spreader The Benefits of Ride-On Sprayer-Spreaders on Athletic Fields
A ride-on sprayer-spreader is not just for residential and commercial properties. This machine is handy on sports fields as well. It can help with more effective applications and make a field manager more efficient.
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golf course after spring green up A Guide to Spring Green-Up
As spring arrives, we look over our turf only to find it not greening up as usual. Here is a guide to spring green-up.
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goosegrass Strategies to Combat Goosegrass Pressure
Develop a strategy to combat goosegrass pressure with product suggestions and best cultural practices.
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steve lord Advanced Turf Welcomes Stephen Lord to the Team
Former Head Groundskeeper joins Advanced Turf as a sales representative.
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Anuew Poa Nufarm Anuew Q&A for Poa Annua Seedhead Suppression
Find out more about how Anuew can help tackle Poa Annua seedhead suppression.
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poa annua seed Maximize Your Spring Ethephon Application
Ethephon is a highly effective PGR for Poa annua seedhead suppression on cool-season turf. Use the information below to maximize the effectiveness of your spring Proxy sprays. 
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holiday hours 2020 Holiday Hours
Check out the schedule of our holiday hours.
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dull grass with leaves Strategies to Improve the Efficacy of Applications
With the 2020 growing season behind us, let’s take some time to reflect on what we learned and what to look forward to for the 2021 season.
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advanced turf covid-19 updates COVID-19 Updates and Resources
Here you will find Advanced Turf Solutions updates and links to financial resources, state-by-state executive orders, and guidance on business operations during COVID-19.
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2020 Key Takeaways 2020 Key Takeaways
The overall golf industry is doing very well. Initially, everyone was scared that golf courses would have less income than in years past. Surprisingly, COVID-19 increased rounds of golf played and revenue, which created record-breaking years in quite a few cases. 
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Localized Dry Spot on grass Top 7 Reasons for Late Fall Soil Surfactant Applications
Soon after the summer stress periods end, most turfgrass managers stop soil surfactant applications on fine turfgrass areas. However, there are many reasons to make a soil surfactant application in the late fall before the ground freezes. Here are 7 of the top reasons.
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Optimizer Green Shade Why You Should be Liquid Overseeding
Liquid overseeding is the practice of applying pigments or paint to dormant turf in order to enhance its color and growth. The practice has become very important in the transition zone and Mid-South, and if you have not tried it in those regions, here are some reasons why you should, plus a little more about pigments and paints.
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order early and save even more Early Order Your Way: 2020 Programs for Golf
Advanced Turf Solutions makes EOP easy. Find out the latest manufacturer programs for golf here.
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early order your way Early Order Your Way: 2020 Programs for Lawn and Landscape Care
Early order programs aren't just for golf! Lawn and landscape care managers can take advantage of major manufacturer rebates plus extra discounts and extended payment terms on exclusive ATS brands too.
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jars in yellow purple and green hexagons Tank Mix Compatibility and Jar Testing
If you are getting ready to spray with multiple products and are not sure if they will be compatible, then to be safe, you should do a jar test.
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