Navigating Winter Turf Management in the Southeast

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Due to an unusually wet and overcast Winter in the Southeast, particularly in Florida, turf managers find themselves grappling with even more challenges maintaining healthy turfgrass.  Performance Nutrition’s continued goal is to offer practical solutions that address these specific problems and emphasize plant health and disease prevention in the current Southeastern winter climate.

Dealing with Disease Pressure

The excess rain, limited sunlight and cool temperatures this Winter underscore the need for reliable disease control. To tackle this issue, we recommend two products:

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Nutrol - The Powerful Biopesticide

Nutrol

The Powerful Biopesticide

  • A potent biopesticide, Nutrol fights against powdery mildew and various diseases.
  • As a true tank buffer, it prevents alkaline hydrolysis.
  • Nutrol is a highly concentrated yet gentle water-soluble PK fertilizer.
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Prudent 44 - Strengthening Plant Resilience

Prudent 44

Strengthening Plant Resilience

  • A highly concentrated phosphite fertilizer, Prudent 44 enhances plant resilience and tolerance to adverse conditions.
  • An ideal partner for Nutrol for the control of both soil-borne and foliar pathogens. 

Improving Nutrient Uptake

Soil-borne diseases can compromise turfgrass roots, affecting nutrient uptake. To address this, consider our recommended foliar fertilizers:

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Vibrant - Sustaining Turf Color & Quality

Vibrant

Sustaining Turf Color & Quality

  • Patented foliar fertilizer solutions designed to maintain turf color and quality, even in less-than-ideal environmental conditions.
  • Blend Vibrant fertilizer solutions to create custom analyses tailored to your specific needs.

Optimizing Pesticide Performance

Persistent rain and limited sunlight can impact pesticide efficacy. Our solution to maintain pesticide effectiveness is:

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Argosy - The Rain-Fast Polymer Adjuvant

Argosy

The Rain-Fast Polymer Adjuvant

  • A rain-fast, soluble, environmentally safe polymer matrix that encapsulates pesticides, keeping them on the leaf during rain events and irrigation.
  • Enhances wetting, adhesion, and uniform foliar distribution of pesticides when tank-mixed. 

As you face the challenges of this Winter season, consider products from Performance Nutrition to provide practical and efficient solutions!