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pair of keys laying on green turf Prevent Pythium Root Dysfunction with FMC’s Best Management Tips
Could Pythium Root Dysfunction be destroying your creeping bentgrass? Discover how spring and fall applications of Fame™SC will keep away Pythium Root Dysfunction.
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collage of three different portraits of fairy ring When Fairies Visit Your Putting Greens
While visiting golf courses, a common problem I’ve come across is fairy ring on putting greens.
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Aqueduct Here There And Everywhere
By Larry Lennert – Territory Manager – Aquatrols There are seemingly endless choices of soil surfactant (wetting agent) products these days.  To complicate matters, some products have less than 20% active ingredient and are applied in ounces per acre, while other products contain 100% active ingredient and are applied in ounces per 1,000 square feet.  […]
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Brown Ring Patch on field Yellow Patch, Fairy Ring and a Bit of Brown Ring Patch
Yellow patch, fairy ring and brown ring patch are popping up in Northeast Ohio.
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ENP branding ENP TO MARKET FOLIAR-PAK BRAND NATIONALLY
Beginning summer 2017, EnP will market its Foliar-Pak brand of fertilizers nationally and retire the EnP Turf brand.
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Fairy ring on field Optimizing Fairy Ring Control on Cool Season Turf
Fairy Ring affects all turf species and is one of the most difficult diseases to control. It is caused by >40 species of basidiomycete fungi that can infest thatch, mat or soil.
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The ATS Order And Delivery Process The ATS Order And Delivery Process
During my days as a superintendent, the ordering process was a simple one: I would contact my Advanced Turf Solutions representative, Alex Cannon, with my product needs and they would arrive a short time later. Now that I am a Regional Operations Manager for Advanced Turf Solutions, I can tell you the process is considerably more complicated than just a "pull and ship" system. Today, I would like to elaborate on the journey your order takes from its inception to assembly and shipment to your doorstep.
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How To Manage Anthracnose This Growing Season
No one wants to find anthracnose lurking on their turf; it’s ugly and destructive. But, when turf is stressed, whether physiologically or mechanically, the probability of anthracnose developing is high. Education is your first line of defense when combating anthracnose and Rutgers University has taken a lead role with their ongoing 15+ year study. Here […]
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Turf Screen Reduces 75% of UV Radiation post Start Turf Screen Now And Improve Turf Quality
Summer conditions punish turfgrass. Beginning Turf Screen applications now will ensure your turf will retain enough energy and strength to withstand stresses of summer. Here's why you should begin Turf Screen applications now:  
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Pre-Winter Checklist To Prepare Golf Courses For Winter
Even though we are still actively mowing and frost has not yet been a factor, it won’t be long before we will be itching to get back outside in weather that is 44 degrees, breezy, and feels like a heat wave. Winter is definitely around the corner. Before that happens, let’s make sure we do a […]
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Summer Decline Affecting Bent And Bluegrass Greens And Fairways
Summer decline can be a major problem on putting greens during summer months, affecting both bentgrass and bluegrass.
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Advanced Turf Solutions Is Now Offering Bayer Products Advanced Turf Solutions Is Now Offering Bayer Products
Back Your Turf with Bayer- ATS Is Proud to Bring You Science for a Better Life
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Are Your Collars Choking Your Greens?
For decades, we have been topdressing and adding sand through aerification practices to golf greens. These practices, for the most part, have had an excellent impact on the overall playability of putting surfaces. For instance, smooth putting greens can be created from these practices. However, there are a few drawbacks for greens. As excess sand is brought […]
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2017 Advanced Turf Solutions Wall Calendar 30 60 90
Write down your 30-60-90 day plan, and look at it every day.
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Don’t Forget To Treat For Snow Mold This Fall
It does not seem possible, however, we are almost at the time of year for preventative snow mold applications. With the weather we had last year, this will be more important than ever this winter. This photo was taken earlier this spring of an untreated fairway. This Northern Indiana golf course had no prior history […]
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Weathering The Storms
After the winter we all just went through, one would think Mother Nature would be a little bit kinder this spring. We had more than our share of rainfall, and the unseasonably low temps have not made it any easier to keep up with general maintenance. With the slow start to the season, many of you are struggling to keep the grass mowed down and bunkers pushed up. Not to worry; the weather has changed for the better and your golf courses are responding to sunlight and warmth!
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close-up of grass in the spring time Spring Recovery Program
The way the winter has gone, some of us are bound to see at least some turf not green up as the temperatures rise this spring. Whether the cause is prolonged ice cover resulting in lack of oxygen, desiccation, low-temperature kill, crown hydration, or snow mold damage, you may have to shift into recovery mode […]
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A Couple Thoughts On Dollar Spot
I think most turf managers will agree dollar spot is one of the most persnickety diseases we face in this part of the country.  Most years, a couple of stout, early fungicide applications combined with spring aerification and fertilization help reduce the impact and severity of dollar spot.  As the heat and dry weather of […]
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