Solutions 4 Turf

Understanding Water Quality and How it Effects Infiltration

Posted by AQUA-AID Solutions on Apr 26, 2024 9:53:46 AM

The health and vitality of turfgrass, whether on golf courses, sports fields, or home lawns, rely heavily on efficient irrigation practices. However, the quality of water used for irrigation can influence the performance of your turfgrass.

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Topics: Rootzone Management, Calcium, soil testing, Soil Solutions, thCa, Verde-Cal G

Poor Water Quality and Soil Testing: President's Message Fall 2021

Posted by AQUA-AID Solutions on Oct 6, 2021 7:09:36 AM

September 15th is a day that is of significant value.  One, it is my birthday, which as the years go by, has more significant value it seems.  The date was of agronomic significance when I was a golf course superintendent growing Bentgrass here in the Southeast.  It was the date that I always circled on my calendar as the day I thought we could see the light at the end of the tunnel after a long season.  We always sat down as a team and discussed what did we need to do to recover and make sure we were setting ourselves up for a successful season next year.  

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Topics: Golf Course, Rootzone Management, Calcium, soil testing, Bentgrass, Soil Solutions

Solutions 4 Turf Podcast: Part 2 Understanding the technology of enhanced Calcium Products

Posted by AQUA-AID Solutions on Oct 7, 2020 6:22:42 AM

In Part 2 of our podcast, Sam Green walks through utilizing the Verde-Cal Products within your agronomic program. Whether you need to triage a soil chemistry issue or on a regular nutritional program, Verde-Cal Products will provide a more efficient and effective return on your investment. 

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Topics: Golf Course, Verde-Cal, soil testing, gypsum, Soil Solutions, thCa

The Truth About Lime

Posted by AQUA-AID Solutions on Jun 25, 2018 7:48:27 AM

Being an age-old soil amendment, lime has undergone major scrutiny over the years. With regards to solubility and availability, lime must navigate major factors to become justifiable as a so-so soil amendment. These factors are soil moisture, oxygen, and soil and air temperature. Microbial activity helps as well. All the conditions that lead to oxidation. How well has the lime been refined and processed? Many think pulverized lime is the best. This type is very inexpensive, but is it the best form? Can you incorporate it into the profile of the root zone?

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Topics: Verde-Cal, soil amending, Calcium, soil testing, lime