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Aug 01

What the Greenskeepers Know

If you want to know your golf course, mow it.       Verticut the greens. Rake out the bunkers. Weedwack the margins. Run a blower around the fairways until you’re dizzy, and accidentally shower your 6th green with a morning’s worth of clippings. Go get the backpack blower and fix your... read more →
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Aquatrols on the Road: Royal Shenny

Shennecossett GC, a famed Connecticut muni, boasts a tremendous lineage, a treasured role in the community, plus one of the best nicknames in golf. And superintendent Eric Morrison loves every bit of it.  When we head out for our Aquatrols On The Road adventures, we visit some fantastic facilities, including... read more →
Jun 30
Jun 20

Reflections on an Open

‘Nostalgia. It ain’t what it used to be’. So quipped American satirist Peter DeVries. Over the last few months, the nostalgia for me has been real. Every time I walk the few hundred yards from my home to the golf course I’ve loved my entire life, I am transported back... read more →
Jun 01
Apr 13

The Wet/Dry Cycle

Did you know that the wet/dry cycle which starts after a prolonged period of rainfall is one of the main contributory factors to localised dry patches caused by hydrophobicity? Depending on where you’re located in Europe, you may be thinking that after the March downpours you have seen enough water... read more →
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Aquatrols Introduces Astria, the Industry’s First Natural Soil Surfactant

Aquatrols, the world’s leading innovator and producer of high-performance soil surfactants, has developed the professional turf industry’s first truly effective, natural and biodegradable soil surfactant. NEW JERSEY, January 2023 – Aquatrols Corporation of America proudly introduces Astria Natural Soil Surfactant. Astria joins Aquatrols’ Hydration portfolio of products, alongside industry staples... read more →
Jan 31
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2023 EOP: New Products, More Choices and Bigger Value

By Aquatrols | The introduction of UniGrow nutrients, expanded options for UniTech protection products and – of course – the best surfactant technologies in the industry are all part of the 2023 Approach Early Order Program. Aquatrols is growing its portfolio in three areas critical to turf professionals: hydration, nutrition... read more →
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May 18

Behind The Drop with Ian Grove

In our Behind The Drop Q&A series, we bring you brief interviews with some of the minds driving innovation at Aquatrols.  We speak to a wide variety of folks who work here at Aquatrols, exploring topics from research, to conservation, to business. Today we are featuring an interview with Ian... read more →
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Mar 23

A Turf Discovery of Love

Dan Sisson has managed lawns, a garden center, and a fertilizer application group but moving into golf was a "culture shock." He discovered a product that was a very pleasant surprise to help him along his journey. Dan Sisson discovered he loved managing turf long before he came to golf.... read more →
Mar 23
Mar 23

A Turf Problem Solver

By Pat Jones |Wisconsin Superintendent Patrick Reuteman didn’t have huge problems to solve when he took over for an area legend. But he solved some nagging issues with help from the targeted use of Zipline®.   Patrick Reuteman became superintendent at Milwaukee’s grand old Westmoor Country Club under nearly ideal circumstances.... read more →
Mar 23

More Than Just Golf

The Villages is known as a golf mecca for retirees but it’s also home to schools and sports fields. Josh Carter leads a team to care for those and he relies on Redox and Aquatrols to meet expectations. Everyone knows about The Villages, the famed Florida community that’s home to... read more →
Mar 23
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Jan 25

It’s In The Science, Not Sales

By Pat Jones | The Atlantic region of Canada presents unique agronomic and business challenges for golf courses. Callum Haughn of Halifax Seed uses the experience he gained as a turf pro – plus the Aquatrols portfolio – to succeed despite the conditions. Imagine, if you will, maintaining a golf... read more →
Jan 25

A Matter of Trial & Error

By Pat Jones | Like many superintendents, Canadian Trevor Anderson struggled with hydrophobicity on his course. He felt like he and his team were always chasing the problem with hoses, and with an older irrigation system, it was apparent that the problem needed to be approached differently. That’s when Anderson... read more →
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Sep 15

EOP Made Even Simpler

By Aquatrols | Our super easy rewards program rewards program just got a little better. We asked our product manager, Robert Wilson, to give us a quick update on making the most of six full months of Aquatrol® Rewards deals. Here’s his quick summary on this year’s rewards program: What's... read more →
Sep 15
Sep 15
Sep 15

A Mountainous Challenge

By Pat Jones | “We have a big thatch layer, then clay, then rock,” says Nathan Armstrong who’s using Zipline® to overcome a serious lack of soil in West Virginia. Nathan Armstrong Nathan Armstrong was a kid when his father died. Like his four brothers, he pitched in to help... read more →
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May 26

Aquatrols Appoints New Territory Manager for Eastern Canada

(Paulsboro, NJ) – Aquatrols – the world’s largest manufacturer of cutting-edge soil surfactants and related technologies – has appointed Jonathan Albert as their newest Canadian Territory Manager. In his new role, Albert will be responsible for overseeing the company’s business in the Eastern region of Canada. Albert joins the Aquatrols team from Bayer, where he gained extensive experience... read more →
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Mar 19

Back To The Roots

By Pat Jones| Patrick Van Vleck used old-school cultivation practices and a Redox-driven fertility program to turn the turf around at unique Massachusetts municipal. Patrick Van Vleck’s high school guidance counselor was stumped when he asked her about schools that taught golf course management, but she eventually pointed him towards... read more →
Mar 19
Jan 19

Year-round Turf Glow

By: Pat Jones | How Dean Piller uses the TurfRx approach to achieve better turf, labor savings, and lower inputs. I called Dean Piller, the legendary western Canadian agronomist who cares for the iconic Cordova Bay GC, about one story but he gave me a better one. I originally reached... read more →
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Sep 17

Super Simple Rewards

By Aquatrols Staff Our “super simple” Approach Rewards Program gets even better with the addition of Redox products and new active ingredient solutions. Is this the year you really maximize your early order to get the most from your budget? If so, the good news is that our Approach Rewards... read more →
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Aug 31

Fairway Fix

By Pat Jones Hillendale Country Club Superintendent, Travis Alwine, had “typical Maryland” fairways that were overrun with annual bluegrass. He turned to PoaConstrictor® for a quicker solution that others can use to re-establish quality turf. Travis Alwine credits his mentor Tom Walker for giving him this piece of wisdom: “Less... read more →
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Beyond The Drop with Barry Bennett

In our Beyond The Drop Q&A series, we bring you brief interviews with some of the minds driving innovation at Aquatrols.  We speak to a wide variety of folks who work here at Aquatrols, exploring topics from research, to conservation, to business. Today we are featuring an interview with Barry... read more →
Apr 30
Oct 30

Preparing Your Turf for Success

Many turfgrass managers cease their soil surfactant (wetting agent) program in the fall when the summer stress period is over. However, late season applications of Zipline and Dispatch Sprayable provide many important turf benefits from autumn to spring for both warm and cool season turfgrasses. Late Fall Benefit A late... read more →
May 20

The Aquatrols Company Registers Premium Wetting Agents Under Latest EU FPR 1009/2019

The Aquatrols Company is delighted to announce that six of their premium wetting agents are now fully registered under the latest EU Fertilising Product Regulations (FPR) 1009/2019. Revolution, Aqueduct, Dispatch Sprayable, Fifty90, Primer Select and Firmway have all recently been awarded certification. These soil surfactant products have been taken through... read more →
May 06

NewportCC

The Aquatrols Company is proud to have joined forces with Tom Irwin & Sons, Envu and The Toro Company to provide financial and logistical support for the turf team and volunteers at the upcoming U.S. Senior Open at the storied Newport Country Club. It’s one more element of our commitment... read more →
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