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Next-Level Fall Fairway Nutrition

Posted by Ben Pease, Agronomist on September 13, 2021

Fairways and roughs have had a stressful year. Increased rounds and insect population outbreaks have pushed your turf to its limit. So how do you best help it recover?

Preparation for your course’s next busy season begins in this season, the fall fertilization [...]


Fall Greens Recovery and Fertility Program

Posted on August 25, 2021

After a hot and dry 2021 growing season, many greens need a balanced fertility program to help them recover from summer weather stress and fall aerification practices.

The Andersons line of Contec DG® fertilizers and soil amendments have the technology and nutrition necessary to replenish [...]


Solheim Cup: The Perfect Pair

Posted on August 24, 2021

The Andersons is proud to partner with Inverness Club to provide top-of-the-line inputs to keep the historic, world-class golf course looking beautiful for years to come. Inverness Club is a nationally recognized club, building on a rich heritage to provide its members and guests a memorable experience.< [...]


It’s Fall Aerification Season. Are You Ready?

Posted Ben Pease, Agronomist on August 4, 2021

Heat stress, drought stress, and traffic stress. Aerification is an essential cultural management tool to help turfgrass recover from stressful summer conditions and for improving air, nutrient, and water movement in the soil profile. Fall turfgrass recovery begins with fertility applications prior to the destructive aerification process, [...]



Posted on July 12, 2021

The Foltec LQ line of foliar nutrition products includes two distinct product groups. While the FOLTEC LQ ULTRA products include value-added ingredients like amino acids, sea plant extracts, phosphites, and micronutrients for premium turfgrass, the FOLTEC LQ CLASSIC products deliver time-proven formulations for a variety [...]


Summer Stress Management

Posted on June 14, 2021

Proper fertility applications are a cornerstone of summer stress management. Unbalanced fertility applications can sacrifice root growth for excessive top growth at a time when increased or sustained rooting amounts can help a turfgrass survive the heat and drought stress events of summer weather.

Much [...]


From Snake Oil to Fairway Staple

Posted on June 14, 2021

When Mike Burris took over as superintendent at the Stonebridge at Newport Golf Course (Houston, TX), he knew he had some work to do. One of his primary areas of focus was his fairways, which needed some assistance. Mike quickly put together a plan of attack that [...]


Getting the Most Out of Your Fairway Fertility Program

Posted on June 14, 2021

Getting the most out of your fertility program, especially for fairways, your largest maintained areas, is of paramount concern. Fairway fertility programs have a large effect on both turfgrass summer stress management and budget management.

Doing more with less is important for your bottom line. [...]


Sprayable Fairway Nutrition, Redefined.

Posted on May 21, 2021

Combining HCU and Foltec SG Minors creates an ideal tank mix of nitrogen, humic acid, and minor elements. Applied anytime during the growing season, this pair delivers exceptional performance without breaking the budget.

When thinking about proven results and adaptability for fairway-based nutrition, sprayable urea [...]


The Andersons Hires Agronomist Ben Pease for Turf and Specialty Business

Posted on May 19, 2021

The Andersons, Inc. announces the addition of Ben Pease to serve as agronomist for the Turf and Specialty Business. Pease will provide product and technical support to the business and serve as a resource for distributors and customers in the golf, sports turf, and lawn care [...]


It’s Aerification Season. Are You Ready?

Posted on March 1, 2021

The process of mechanical aerification is a necessary management tool to improve airflow, nutrient and water movement through the soil profile. Following this destructive process, it is vital to jumpstart turfgrass recovery to a quality level necessary to resume play.

Determining the [...]


Never Settle on Your Spreader

Posted on November 2, 2020

Turf Managers around the world are familiar with the quality and dependability that has made the 2000 SR Rotary Spreader an industry staple. Designed with accuracy, strength, and durability in mind, the 2000 SR continues to outperform and outlast.

Helical Cone Technology

The 2000 SR Rotary Spreader utilizes our [...]


The Andersons Hires Clint Formby as Territory Manager

Posted on April 29, 2020

MAUMEE, OHIO, April 3, 2020 – The Andersons, Inc. announces the addition of Clint Formby to its Plant Nutrient Group to serve as territory manager for the professional turf business. Formby will manage the distribution of the business’ turf and ornamental products in the southcentral region [...]


Introducing: Humic DG CharX

Posted Tony Goldsby, Agronomist on February 7, 2020

Having a soil that is high in organic matter has a wide range of benefits for a turfgrass manager. Soil organic matter provides nutrient holding capacity, water holding capacity and provides stable aggregates to the soil. Some of the most fertile soils in the world are located [...]


Product Table

Posted on July 6, 2019
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Contec DG Gen3

Posted on February 7, 2018


Gen 3 granules are completely homogeneous, allowing for a consistent spread pattern. The granules also stand out against turf, making it easy to see where product has been applied, decreasing the possibility of over-application.