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Agronomy


It’s Aerification Season. Are You Ready?

Posted by Tony Goldsby, Agronomist on August 1, 2019
Determining the right fertility approach for your aerification program can be a difficult task. The choice to apply fertilizer before, during and/or after mechanical aerification provides unique options for ensuring your turf recovers quickly.

Below, we’ve outlined a collection of our premium products best suited for [...]

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Introducing Biomend® Organic Fertilizers

Posted on July 25, 2019

Introducing Biomend, an exciting new line of organic fertilizer solutions for use on turf, ornamentals, and specialty crops.  

Available in two formulations, Biomend 5-5-5 and 10-0-6 feature all natural and organic nutrient sources and contain no biosolids, manure or wastewater byproducts. [...]

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Checkmate, Brown Patch!

Posted on May 22, 2019

In this case study, learn how one Ohio LCO worked to overcome the early onset of brown patch brought on by a hotter and wetter-than-normal spring.

Jared McIntosh takes a great deal of pride in the lawns of his customers. As Operations Manager for TurfMan, [...]

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Summer Disease: Are Your Customers at Risk?

Posted on May 1, 2019

In a wetter-than-average year, similar to the one the majority of the country has experienced thus far in 2019, disease prevention becomes exceptionally important. That being said, starting a program for disease prevention can seem a bit daunting if you're not familiar with how pathogens work.

To [...]

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Introducing Genesis Rx

Posted on March 1, 2019

Introducing Genesis Rx 5-7-5, a comprehensive fertility and soil amendment product specifically developed for construction, renovation, aerification, sprigging, sodding, and seeding.

This blend of dispersing granule (DG) components provides the most comprehensive fertilizer The Andersons has ever offered, with the goal of providing a [...]

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Make Calibration Simple with the Prizelawn® ARC 1 Spreader Calibrator

Posted Tony Goldsby, Agronomist on February 18, 2019

 

Having an accurately-calibrated spreader is vital to ensuring you are protecting not only the environment, but your bottom line. 

Over-application of fertilizers can be harmful to your turfgrass and can end up costing thousands of dollars in wasted product over time. By performing [...]

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Prevent Goosegrass and Crabgrass This Season with Goosegrass/Crabgrass Control

Posted Tony Goldsby, Agronomist on February 15, 2019

Goosegrass and crabgrass are grassy annual weeds which germinate in the late spring and throughout the summer.  They can be especially problematic in low cut turf areas such as putting greens and collar approaches.  

The best approach to preventing an infestation of these problematic [...]

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The Andersons to Launch New and Improved Turf Nutrition Tool at Golf Industry Show

Posted on January 28, 2019

The Andersons, Inc. Plant Nutrient Group announces the launch of its new and improved Turf Nutrition Tool (TNT). The tool will be introduced to the public at the 2019 Golf Industry Show taking place February 2-7 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California.

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Prepare Your Turf for Winter with Black Gypsum DG®

Posted by Tony Goldsby, Agronomist on October 9, 2018

What do deserts, snowplows and reclaimed water all have in common?  They can all be culprits in creating saline or sodic soil conditions. In regions where little rainfall occurs annually, saline and sodic soil conditions are common. Frequent applications of effluent or poor-quality irrigation water can [...]

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Game On, Brown Patch!

Posted on June 1, 2018

In this case study, learn how one Ohio LCO is working to overcome the early onset of brown patch brought on by a hotter and wetter-than-normal spring.

Jared McIntosh takes a great deal of pride in the lawns of his customers. As Operations Manager for TurfMan, [...]

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Are Your Customers At Risk for Summer Lawn Diseases?

Posted on May 1, 2018

Starting a program for disease prevention can seem a bit daunting if you're not familiar with how pathogens work. To begin, you have to understand the elements that are necessary for disease to occur.

For disease to occur, you must first have a susceptible plant host. [...]

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