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Kenney Machinery Participates in First Annual STMA Demo Day at Victory Field

The Indiana Sports Turf Managers Association held their first demo day at Victory Field on July 17th, and Kenney Machinery was there with all of the latest equipment from Toro for attendees to try out in person. Equipment available for demonstration included the ProCore 648, Workman GTX, and the Dingo Compact Utility Loader. The event was well attended, with many of the attendees coming from schools in the area. Victory field was a great venue for the event, and with the weather cooperating, all in all it was a very successful first demo day for the Indiana Sports Turf Managers
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Hot Deal on Toro Dingo TX 1000

If you’ve been thinking about purchasing a Toro Dingo TX 1000 compact utility loader, now is the time. For the remainder of July 2017, you can take advantage of the following limited-time offer: $750 off the purchase price of a new Dingo TX 1000 Get 0% financing for 46 months Make no payments for the first four months Not only that, but if you currently have an older Dingo TX 1000, you can trade it in for up to $1500.  So, combined with the above offer, in that case you could get up to $2,200 off the price of a
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Kenney Machinery Employees Build Peace Park with Help From Toro Dingo

Recently, two Kenney Machinery employees had the opportunity to participate in a community service project on the south side of Indianapolis as part of a leadership development program. The project, which was coordinated by trueU and ProAct Indy, involved building a peace park at the Laurelwood Community, a public housing complex operated by the Indianapolis Housing Agency.  You can learn more about Kenney Machinery’s long-term partnership with trueU by reading our previous blog articles on the subject. The participating employees were Sales and Marketing Manager Kevin Koss and Controller Jon Treadway.  In an interview with the Kenney Machinery blogging staff,
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Kenney Machinery Publishes Resource List for Turf Professionals

With the amount of information for turf professionals and the Green Industry available online these days, it can be hard to keep track of where to find the best resources. In order to help our clients discover new sources of helpful information, Kenney Machinery has published a list of the top resources for turf professionals and the green industry.  The list includes magazines, blogs, associations, trade shows, podcasts, and more.  There are over 75 resources listed, and we will continue to add more resources to the list going forward.   Click here to view the complete list. We hope you find
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Save 10% on Toro Bedknives

For a limited time only, you can save 10% on Toro Bedknives through Kenney Machinery. From May 15th through May 31st, any orders of 10 bedknives or more will receive 10% off. This applies to both standard and EdgeMax bedknives. Just in case you don’t already know the importance of using Toro Genuine Parts in your equipment, you can read our blog post about Toro bedknives that dives deep into the benefits of doing so. Give us a call or talk to your sales rep to place your order before May 31st!  
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Slugger Field Keeps the Grass Growing with Help From Award Winning Groundskeeper Tom Nielsen

To help promote our customers and show our appreciation to them, we occasionally put the spotlight on one of our customers and feature them on our blog, promote them on social media, and highlight them in our newsletter.  The spotlight customer for this month is Slugger Field in Kentucky, home of the Louisville Bats baseball team and Louisville City soccer team. The stadium, which opened in 2000, has a seating capacity of 13,000 with a natural grass playing surface.  However, for soccer games, artificial turf is used to cover up the clay on the baseball field, meaning soccer games are
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Kenney Machinery Announces New Partnership with Prime Turf

For over a century, Kenney Machinery has been serving the Midwest (and now Florida) as the ultimate resource for turf professionals. Now, Kenney Machinery is proud to announce their new partnership with Prime Turf, a company offering innovative solutions for turf water treatment. About Prime Turf After decades as the superintendent of the Old Oak Country Club in Homer Glen, Illinois, Pete Lieponis was very familiar with irrigation water quality issues. Becoming increasingly frustrated with turf grass issues, Pete arranged for a consultant from Brookside Laboratories to test the quality of his irrigation water. Much to his amazement, he learned
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Kenney Machinery Toro Irrigation Special Going on Now

It’s that time of year again…time for the annual Kenney Machinery special offer to help you upgrade your irrigation equipment before you need to start using it this spring.  Whether you need conversion assemblies or sprinkler heads, we’ve got you covered: Buy Four Toro Sprinklers, Get One Free When you buy four qualifying Toro golf rotors, you get a FREE rotor of equal or lesser value.  You can choose from industry-leading 800S Series, the high-performance DT Series, and even the Infinity Rotors. Only Toro golf sprinklers are loaded with advantages such as: Patented TruJectory that allows main nozzel angle adjustment
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Columbus Indiana Parks and Recreation: Februrary Spotlight Customer

In order to help promote our customers and show our appreciation to them, we occasionally put the spotlight on one of our customers and feature them on our blog, promote them on social media, and highlight them in our newsletter.  The spotlight customer for February is the Columbus, Indiana Parks and Recreation Department, which was founded in 1947 and currently maintains nearly 1,000 acres of park land and over 20 miles of trails.  They’re also responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of several large facilities and numerous athletic fields. The responsibility for coordinating the maintenance of all the department’s facilities
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January Spotlight Customer: Sycamore Hills Golf Club

In order to help promote our customers and show our appreciation to them, we occasionally put the spotlight on one of our customers and feature them on our blog, promote them on social media, and mention them in our email newsletter.  The spotlight customer for January is the Sycamore Hills Golf Club, the only nationally ranked Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course in the state of Indiana. Located in Ft. Wayne, the club officially opened in July of 1989 when Jack Nicklaus and Tom Kelley played the first round of golf, and ever since that time it has been racking up
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