Turf & Irrigation Blog

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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Kenney Machinery Delivers Fleet of New Toro Z Mowers to Terre Haute

Kenney Machinery has recently delivered a fleet of shiny new Toro zero turn mowers to Terre Haute, Indiana to replace an aging fleet of mowers manufactured by a competitor (we won’t mention any names, but their mowers were green and yellow). We’ll be helping Terre Haute maintain the mowers for the next few years, including performing tasks such as oil changes, blade replacements, and much more.  Basically, as Kenney Machinery technician Rick Harrison explains in the video below, it will be our job to make sure the mowers are running smoothly so that Terre Haute doesn’t have to worry about
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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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Kenney Machinery Partners with HydraMax Erosion Control

Hydraulic erosion control products are mulches applied as a slurry and engineered to reduce soil erosion while assisting in the establishment and growth of vegetation.  Kenney Machinery has partnered with North America Green, the world’s leading provider of erosion control solutions, to give our clients access to the proprietary HydraMax™ Systems hydraulic erosion control products.  The main benefits of HydraMax products compared to other erosion control solutions include: They can be installed up to three times faster than erosion control blankets with 1/3 of the manpower. They have low water-to-mulch ratios that increase productivity by requiring fewer tank loads per
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ATV Tire Kit for Toro Workman GTX

Let’s face it, if you’re using a utility vehicle to help maintain your facility, chances are you’re probably not always going to be driving it on paved surfaces or well-manicured lawns.  That’s why one of the dozens of available accessories for the Toro Workman GTX is the ATV tire kit. The kit includes four ATV-style tires and rims, which will allow you to use your utility vehicle on a wider variety of terrain without worrying about getting stuck in the mud. Accessories like the ATV tire kit are what make the Workman GTX one of the most versatile utility vehicles
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Toro Workman GTX Superior Drive Tour

The Kenney Machinery Workman GTX Superior Drive Tour is coming to a city near you! Sign up now to register for a test-drive, and experience the unequaled comfort, utility and versatility of the Workman GTX!  Space is limited and available on a first-come, first serve basis, so don’t delay. The tour includes stops in Louisville, Indianapolis, and Ft. Wayne. The Indianapolis event will take place at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, date TBD. The Ft. Wayne event will take place on June 21st at Franke Park from 10 am–1:00 pm (lunch provided) Franke Park 3411 Sherman Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN  46808
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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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Electric Lift for Toro Workman GTX Utility Vehicle

It’s no secret that Toro UTVs are extremely versatile and can be adapted to just about any task.  One task you might have in mind as spring approaches is spreading mulch around your facility.  If that’s the case, then the electric lift for Toro Workman GTX utility vehicles might be just what you need. The electric lift efficiently raises and lowers the bed of the Workman GTX within the payload capacity of 1,200 lbs.  It makes it easy to unload dirt, mulch, sand, debris, or anything else you might be hauling in your Workman. The electric lift is just one
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Hard Cab for Toro Workman HD

Our featured accessory this week for the versatile Toro UTVs is the hard cab for Toro Workman HD vehicles.  The cab features a vented front glass windshield for cross ventilation, side panels for enhanced visibility, an interior dome light, and a 2-speed windshield wiper.  The cab has been ROPS certified to protect the operator in case of a roll-over accident. The cab by itself is nice enough, but why stop with just the cab when you can add doors, a heater, and a rear-view mirror? In fact, there are two options when it comes to the doors.  You can either
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ProPass 200 Topdresser for Workman HD

Spring is nearly here, which means it’s time to think about getting your athletic fields ready for the upcoming season of play.  That’s why this week’s featured accessory for the Workman UTVs is the ProPass 200 topdresser for the Workman HD. With the ProPass 200, you can evenly apply materials in a spread pattern of up to 35 ft, and with a carrying capacity of 21 cubic feet you won’t have to waste time refilling the bin.  Switching back and forth between the Twin Spinner and the Cross Conveyor is easy and doesn’t even require any tools. The topdresser for
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