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JOE KNOWS! Nitrogen Stabilizers 

May 3, 2018

Turf's Defense Against Environmental Nitrogen Loss: When it comes to nutrition, most plants (including turf grass) require more nitrogen than any other element to maintain a healthy growth rate and vibrant appearance. Unfortunately, nature is quite effective at hindering both natural and synthetic nitrogen-based fertilizers from reaching their intended target. Discover how stabilized nitrogen technology can be turf's defense against environmental nitrogen loss...

Turf[TECH]Report - Controlled/Slow Release Fertilizers  [Part 2]

April 17, 2018

This segment of Turf[TECH]Report, is second of a two-part series. Part 1 focused on how controlled/slow release fertilizers work, and how to compare the various technologies. This series, Part 2 takes the time to teach you how to read and understand controlled/slow release label language and review the different kinds of products on the market. This article will supply you with all the important information you need to determine which slow/controlled release fertilizer is best for you. Click to learn more...

Turf[TECH]Report - Pre-Emergent Herbicides: The Key to Controlling Weeds Before They Start

March 6, 2018

Spring has finally arrived! Grass isn’t the only thing that grows in your yard. Scattered across the soil in and below the thatch layer are countless seeds that secretly landed in your yard last fall, and they’ve been waiting all winter for this opportunity. Fortunately, there is a solution to this problem; one that kills the weeds from the onset but leaves your lawn unharmed: pre-emergent herbicides. Click to learn more...

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The TURF[TECH]REPORT–Iron’s Function in Plant Health

February 2, 2018

Iron is one of the most recognizable micronutrients in plant science. Although needed in small quantities, its impact on plant health is profound. Click to learn more...

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The Turf[TECH]Report - Prodiamine: Widely Used & Effective Pre-Emergent Herbicide

October 11, 2017

When most of us think about crabgrass and broadleaf weed control, we tend to think about heavy applications of pre-emergent herbicides in the spring. In fact, fall is an equally important time to treat your lawn. In this edition of Turf[TECH]Report, we’re taking a closer look at one of the widely used and most cost effective pre-emergent herbicides on the market: Prodiamine. Click to learn more...

The Turf[TECH]Report - How Gypsum Impacts Soil Chemisty

June 29, 2017

Soil amendments, like gypsum, are undervalued in comparison to fertilizer usage, but the bottom line is it will not matter the amount of fertilizer applied to a lawn, the plants will not be able to access key nutrients essential for growth if the soil is compacted or the chemistry is compromised. But why gypsum?

The Turf[TECH]Report - What's the Buzz on Insecticides?

March 24, 2017

A healthy lawn can create a beautiful curb appeal for a home owner as well as be a lush surface to enjoy outdoor living. However, it takes time and consistent turf management to maintain its appearance and, even then some problems may arise like harmful pest you’ll need to identify and control. Learn the about the technology that can help protect your turf against these harmful invaders...

The Turf[TECH]Report - Getting the Dirt on Soil Amendments

March 3, 2017

The success or failure of turf is directly related to the quality of the soil and how it has been treated and/or managed throughout its growth cycle. One way to greatly improve soil quality for turf grass is to apply a soil amendment to condition the soul. soil amendments are used to...

The Turf[TECH]Report - Understanding Herbicides

February 13, 2017

The term herbicide, well known by the turf industry for years, are chemicals that can be applied on fertilizer that can kill or change the normal growth of weeds, but do you know the difference between all the herbicides on the market? Learn more...

The Turf[TECH]Report - What is a Nitrogen Inhibitor?

December 8, 2016

A nitrogen inhibitor is a substance used to inhibit the biological oxidation of ammonium nitrogen to nitrate nitrogen in soil as well as help manage the conversion of urea to ammonia and carbon dioxide until adequate rain or irrigation can occur. Click to discover more on why this technology is important, the different types of inhibitor technology, and why using this technology could benefit a lawn as well as the environment...

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