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Bifenthrin Why Bifenthrin Could Be The Right Insecticide For You
Which insects does bifenthrin control best? Why would you choose to apply bifenthrin over other insecticides? Get these questions answered and a few more in the bifenthrin video or transcript below, featuring Advanced Turf Sales Rep Nikki Hendrickson.
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imidacloprid Why Imidacloprid Could Be The Right Insecticide For You
Which insects does imidacloprid control best? Why would you choose to apply imidacloprid over other insecticides? Get these questions answered and a few more in the imidacloprid Q&A video or the transcription below, featuring Advanced Turf Sales Rep Nikki Hendrickson. Transcript: What insects does imidacloprid control best? Imidacloprid is a great all-around insecticide. It works […]
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golf course on a frosty morning Spice Up the Winter Months at Your Operation
Long stretches of cloudy, cold weather can quickly lead to the onset of the winter doldrums. Here are some ways to try to inject some fresh energy into your winter routines at the course.
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product roundup New Products of 2021
It’s almost time to celebrate the new year—but first, a look back at the new products that made an entrance in 2021.
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carts and next tee sign on a snow covered links golf course in ireland in snowy winter weather Golf Course Projects for Winter
Winter is the time to complete those projects around your golf course that have simply been on the backburner through playing season.
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2022 Winter Education Seminars featured image 2022 Winter Education Seminars
Advanced Turf Solutions is excited to continue its tradition of hosting education seminars throughout our service areas again this winter.
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2022 is a good year for business. Grass growing in the shape of year 2022, inside a transparent piggy bank. Budgeting for 2022 with Inflation and Shortages
Thanksgiving has passed, and the weather is turning colder. Now it’s time to invest some of your schedule in thinking about next year. Yes, it’s budget time again! But this year, it comes with a twist: the unknowns of inflation and shortages.
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exterior of warehouse with blue sky behind Small but Mighty: Winston-Salem Spotlight
Advanced Turf Solutions has 22 locations that proudly serve customers in 14 states. Winston-Salem, North Carolina, is the southernmost location in our family of facilities, and ATS has been proudly serving the Carolinas out of this warehouse since 2019.
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holiday hours 2021 Holiday Hours
Advanced Turf Solutions will be open until noon on Friday, December 24. We will be closed on December 25 and January 1. From Monday, December 27 to Friday, December 31, we will have limited store hours and will not be following our normal delivery schedule. We will resume normal business hours and our normal delivery […]
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Empty golf course on a cold and foggy day Winter Golf in the Transition Zone
Many golf courses in Southern Indiana and throughout the transition zone have beautiful contrast between warm-season fairways and cool-season roughs from late fall to early spring. 
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SGXL machine in Steel Green Manufacturing trade show booth Steel Green Manufacturing Introduces New SGXL Coming Soon
As a proud dealer partner of Steel Green Manufacturing zero-turn spreader/sprayer equipment, we’re excited to share that Steel Green recently debuted a new machine called the SGXL.
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Bottles of Micros Plus and Foundation Forty Bermudagrass and Winter
As we get into mid-November, we often start to think about “putting our bermudagrass to bed”. Preparing this turf for winter means different things for different turf managers.
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Hilly golf course in autumn in North Carolina Pre-Emergent Applications in the South
With the window to make fall pre-emergent applications on warm-season turfgrasses closing, here are some last-minute pointers for pre-emergent treatment.
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Transportation Logistics of international container cargo shipping and cargo plane in container yard, Freight transportation, International global shipping. Market Update
As we enter the fourth quarter of 2021, we want to make you aware of disruptions in global production and distribution chains that will have substantial impacts on green industry businesses in 2022.
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Preparing Your Putting Greens for Winter
When I was a golf course superintendent, one of my favorite practices of the year was preparing our putting surfaces for the winter season. You may guess that was because it finally meant the end of another long season. Don’t get me wrong—that definitely was a bonus. However, the challenge and importance of winter preparation practices always intrigued me.
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Golf Course in the Autumn Fall Disease Cleanup
Fall cleaning on the golf course includes fungicide applications to control diseases before the end of the season. With the proper treatments, you can set yourself up for a clean slate come spring. Here are five diseases to pay attention to this fall.
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golf greens with red flag and dusting of snow Winter Greens Health in the Transition Zone
Winter greens health in the transition zone has become a hot-button topic over the last few years. We’re finding that our approach can make all the difference.
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Employee Spotlights: Tom Salkowski and Mike Denny
This month, we're shining the spotlight on our location in St. Peters, Missouri. Meet two of the dedicated team members there: Tom Salkowski and Mike Denny.
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Meet St. Pete: Spotlight on St. Peters Facility
Advanced Turf Solutions has 22 locations that proudly serve customers in 14 states. St. Peters is one of four locations in Missouri and has been a part of the ATS family since 2016.
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Wetting Agents Help Sod Establishment
For quite some time now, I’ve been recommending wetting agents on new sod installations to obtain quicker and more thorough rooting. Intuitively it should work, and I’ve seen good results as well. But I’ve never seen it demonstrated side by side with untreated sod.
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Wetting Agents for Fall Root Recovery
As fall approaches, we’re entering prime recovery season. Most everyone in the turf industry knows how important it is to feed the turf this time of year to help encourage root growth. Unfortunately, most stop with just the fertilizer, when water management in the soil profile is just as important to root growth.
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Wild Purple Violets growing in the grass Tips for Successful Fall Broadleaf Weed Control in Turf
Take back the turf by applying a fall broadleaf application. Here are a few tips to have a successful application:
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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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Fall Priorities for Every Turf Manager
Winds of seasonal change are once again in the air, at least in most of our geographies. While we certainly will have several more stretches of summer-like weather in the transition zone, we’re also getting some of those mornings that are refreshingly cool. All cool-season turf managers are starting to take in that cool, fresh morning air and breathe the seasonal sigh of relief for surviving another summer growing season.
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armyworm How to Identify and Kill Armyworms
Nikki Hendrickson, our resident entomologist, recently sat down to answer some questions about the armyworm phenomenon we’re seeing. Watch or read on to learn why armyworms are so bad this year, how to identify them, and what you can do to control them.
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EOP Advice from Superintendents
With global supply issues reaching every corner of the industry this year, it’s more important than ever to take advantage of early order programs (EOP). EOP is a great way to secure products early and optimize your budget for next year, but it can be daunting to know where to begin. We asked some superintendents to share their advice for getting the most out of EOP this season.
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Early Order Your Way. Advanced Turf Solutions Early Order Your Way: 2021 Programs for Golf
Advanced Turf Solutions makes EOP easy. Find out the latest manufacturer programs for golf here.
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Advanced Turf Solutions Welcomes Beth Berry as Vice President of Turf and Ornamental Sales Advanced Turf Solutions Welcomes Beth Berry as Vice President of Turf and Ornamental Sales
We are pleased to announce that Beth Berry has joined our team as vice president of turf and ornamental sales.
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Poa annua seedling When Poa Annua Rears Its Ugly Seedhead
Whether you’re trying to manage or reduce the population of Poa annua, it is, and will likely always be, a challenge to superintendents everywhere.
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Dallisgrass seedheads It’s Complicated: Dallisgrass Control
Hailing from South America, dallisgrass has become a challenge for both superintendents and golfers. It was brought to the United States in the 1800s and has since invaded the South into the transition zone.
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close-up of fungicide on grass Preventative Snow Mold Spray Best Practices
No one wants a spring course reveal ruined by snow mold. But, without snow mold applications in the fall, this could happen to your course (especially in the northern regions of the Midwest). 
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Summer patch on annual bluegrass putting green 2021: The Year of the Patch
For the last two seasons now, nearly every sample I’ve sent to the University of Wisconsin Turfgrass Diagnostic Lab has come back with either a summer patch or take-all patch infection diagnosis. Why have these two diseases exploded? There are a few possible explanations. 
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Poison hemlock Poison Hemlock or Queen Anne’s Lace? How to Tell
You may have heard about poison hemlock in the news recently, as it’s making headlines for its aggressive growth in the United States this year. The invasive plant is spreading throughout the country, and with it, concerns about the severe risks it poses.
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Seed Webinar: The 2021 Seed Harvest, Prices, and What To Expect This Year
In this special webinar edition of Around the Turf Scene, Rusty explains the market dynamics that affect grass prices, including demand, acreage, pest pressure, and seed yield.
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Foliar-Pak Foundation Forty and CSi L jugs Enhanced Summer Stress Relief at Your Fingertips
We live in an instant gratification society. Luckily, Foliar-Pak has two products that work together well to provide immediate summer stress relief.
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LDS Precision Laboratories Q&A for Localized Dry Spot
We asked Chip Houmes, District Manager with Precision Laboratories, a few questions about localized dry spot. Learn what the symptoms of localized dry spot are, when it typically occurs, the tools we can use to combat the issue, and more in this Q&A. What is localized dry spot and what causes it? Localized dry spot […]
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Jim Hess and two other recipients pose with their awards Jim Hess Receives Award of Achievement from Midwest Regional Turf Foundation
We’re pleased to share that our very own Jim Hess, a golf sales representative serving Central and Northern Indiana, was recently honored with the Award of Achievement from the Midwest Regional Turf Foundation!
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What You Need to Know About Summer Decline on Bentgrass and Bluegrass
During the summer months, a decline in turf quality and growth can be a significant problem on putting greens, affecting both bentgrass and bluegrass. Several stressors, both abiotic and biotic, can be attributed to it.
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Man driving a forklift in a warehouse Get to Know Our Newest Facility in Wheeling, Illinois
Advanced Turf Solutions has 22 locations that proudly serve customers in 14 states. The warehouse in Wheeling, Illinois, is the newest addition to our family of facilities.
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Another Day, Another Dollar (Spot)
On golf courses in the United States, more money is spent managing dollar spot than any other turfgrass disease. Here are some things to know about the disease and how to control it.
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