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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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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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Employee Spotlights: Walter Tate, Henry Vian, and Derek House
Meet three of our hardworking operations employees: Walter Tate, Henry Vian, and Derek House.
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Seeding Into Heavy Traffic Areas
The seeding strategies I am talking about today are focused on low-budget, high-sensitivity projects in heavy traffic areas that have been neglected to the point where someone would ask for my help.
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seed germination Stopping Seed Mortality with Proper Moisture Management
hile getting grass seed to grow seems to involve anything but absolutes, consistently providing these critical components will help maximize the return on investment from your seed.
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Baseball and glove near base The Ins and Outs of Base Maintenance
Of the many responsibilities you have as a field manager, base maintenance is probably not the most exciting. But it is certainly important for the field and the game itself. 
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Baseball player feet running to base on field, dirt and dust moving from action of athlete What Does Field Drainage Have to Do with Player Safety?
There’s no question that drainage is an essential part of field management, but do you know how critical it is to player safety?
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Person using hose to water infield of baseball field Don’t Forget to Hydrate
Hydrating the infield does much more than just make it look tidy. A well-hydrated infield has better playability and is safer.
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Advanced Turf Solutions Launches Podcast to Educate and Entertain Turfgrass Professionals
We recently launched a video podcast called Around the Turf Scene, an informative and entertaining show for turfgrass professionals.
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turf staff workers shaking hands Communicating with Your Staff
Most of the time in the turf industry, we're the first and the last - the first to arrive and the last to leave. But at times, we're also the last to know what's going on.
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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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Florence Get to Know More About Our Florence, Kentucky, Facility
We have 23 locations that proudly serve our customers in 14 states. Our Florence, Kentucky, location has been open since September 2007. The staff pride themselves on having the highest level of customer service and go above and beyond for each customer no matter the order size. If they cannot answer your question, they will reach out to their knowledgeable sales staff that can.
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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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Red Calcine Layout Choosing the Right Infield Products – Calcined vs. Vitrified
Do you know the differences between calcined clays and vitrified conditioners?
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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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close-up of new mound at baseball field The Step-by-Step Guide to Mound Repair
Does your mound need to be repaired? Follow these steps to make sure your mound is repaired correctly.
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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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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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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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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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holiday hours 2020 Holiday Hours
Check out the schedule of our holiday hours.
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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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early order your way Early Order Your Way: 2020 Programs for Sports Turf
Early order programs aren't just for golf! Sports turf managers can take advantage of major manufacturer rebates plus extra discounts and extended payment terms on exclusive ATS brands too.
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steelgreen snow plow Steel Green Manufacturing Introduces New Snowplow Attachment Available This Fall
Available this fall, the SG Snowplow comes with the plow, winter tires assembly, LED lights, and attachment kit and costs $3,995. The attachment kit includes hydraulics, hoses, brackets and fittings, and will be compatible with other attachments available from Steel Green Manufacturing in the future.
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fall golf course Fall Fertilization: Success Through Testing and Goals
As the growing season draws to a close and turfgrass growth slows, fall becomes an essential time for fertilization. To fertilize properly in the fall, we want to know a few things:
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aerification of field Cool-Season Sports Turf: Fall Aerification and Seeding
Aerification and seeding are kind of like macaroni and cheese. Good by themselves, but so much better together. Aside from mowing and a balanced fertility program, aerification, and seeding are the two most basic operations required to successfully manage established sports fields.
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laser grading baseball field Achieve Great Infields with Laser Grading
If you are constructing a new baseball or softball field or planning a renovation project, one major component in the process will be laser grading. Find out what benefits this technology can bring to your infields.
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Dollar Spot Management in the Fall
Depending on conditions, dollar spot can be an issue all season long for Superintendents. One of the most critical times to watch out for dollar spot is the fall. If dollar spot issues linger in the fall and are not addressed, problems will most certainly pop up in the spring. 
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late summer turf recovery Late Summer Turf Recovery: Prepare and Execute
It’s that time of year again; time evaluate the turf conditions at your facility or property and prepare for late summer turf recovery and early fall renovation. Let’s review a few basic concepts to get a leg up on a busy fall.
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dead grass Soil Surfactant Rescue Applications with Precision Labs
Localized dry spot is prevalent this year. A good water management plan with soil surfactant applications can help. If a proactive program was not employed, rescue treatments can be effective, but understanding how products influence the behavior of water at the surface and in the soil will help give us more control over turfgrass conditions.
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aerial of brown patch study Grass Heals the Scars of Humanity
As we all find ways to navigate through life’s challenges there needs to be a sense of calm in our day to day lives.  A place we can relax and take comfort.  Where the senses can be revitalized and take a break. 
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seed Fall Seeding Tips: Maximizing Your Turfgrass Investments
From the home lawn to the biggest events under the brightest lights, getting grass seed to grow can seem frustratingly simple to unnecessarily complicated. From time to time, we interact with customers who experience turfgrass seed failure or simply do not see firsthand the experience they had hoped. We understand the frustration of our customers […]
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berlin edges Edges Advice: Head Baseball Coach Mike Weaver
First and foremost, I would say I’m not an expert. So, I rely on the recommendations of the experts at ATS, like Brian French, who I owe a lot to for our fields and the condition they are in at only two years old. Second, we only cut the infields with a push mower 2x […]
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laser grading baseball field Advanced Turf Solutions Sports Services
Not sure where to begin performing maintenance, renovation, or construction tasks? Learn more about what our sports services division offers.
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seeding problem during cool season The Best Time to Plant Cool-Season Grasses
So why am I so adamant on fall plantings of cool-season grass seed? There’s a whole bunch of reasons.
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Turf Merchants The Balance Between Production and Turf Quality
Cool-season turfgrass suppliers are continually looking to improve their product lines of proprietary varieties in order to bring the best genetics to their customers. Plant breeders are always developing new cool-season turfgrass varieties to improve upon a multitude of desirable turf characteristics. These turf traits range from wear tolerance, disease resistance, leaf texture, turf color, […]
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soilsolver Building a Foundation with Soil Testing
To create value and to maximize the return on investment of fertilizer, it is important to apply the correct rates and the correct combination of fertilizer.
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nutsedge Yellow Nutsedge Q&A with Nufarm
We asked Aaron Hathaway, Nufarm Technical Services Manager, a few questions about yellow nutsedge. Learn when the weed begins to appear, how to identify it, what conditions create a perfect environment for it, challenges we face when trying to manage it, and how to effectively control it.
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kyllinga Managing the Difficult to Control Warm-Season Weeds: Kyllinga, Doveweed, and Dollarweed
It is time to think about weeds that you might find difficult to control in warm-season turf.
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