Turf & Irrigation Blog

Toro Workman GTX Featured Accessory: ROPS Certified Cab

Our featured Toro Workman GTX accessory this week is a favorite of operators everywhere–the ROPS certified cab. Designed to protect the vehicle occupants from the elements like wind and rain, the cab features optional lights and mirrors, a windshield wiper, and a sliding driver’s door.  The cab meets the OHSA standards for roll-over protection certification as well, just in case.  It’s available for the 2-seat version of the Toro Workman GTX. To see all available accessories for the incredibly versatile Workman GTX, download the accessory guide.
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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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Toro UTV Accessory of the Week: Workman HD Vertical Lift

As with continue with our campaign to highlight the vast number of available accessories and configurations for the versatile Toro Workman Utility Vehicles, our featured accessory this week is the Workman HD vertical lift. The 1/3 vertical lift for the Toro Workman HD features an elevating, scissor-lift work platform that can be raised from 38″ to 98″.  The platform has a 600 lb lift capacity, making it useful for a wide variety of applications for many different industries, including construction, sports turf and grounds, and general facility maintenance. For a complete list of the dozens of accessories available for the
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Boss Snowplow and Salt Spreader for Toro Workman HD

Our Workman UTV accessory of the week is a seasonally appropriate one–the BOSS snowplow and spreader add-on for the Toro Workman HD.  BOSS is to snowplows what Toro is to turf equipment–you just aren’t going to find better equipment on the market. Turn your Workman HD or Workman HDX into a 4-season utility vehicle by putting it to use as a snowplow.  Loading up the salt spreader in the bed of the Workman HD won’t even begin to push the limit of its 3,352 lb carrying capacity. The BOSS plow and spreader are just two of the dozens of available
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Workman GTX 6-ft Flatbed: Toro UTV Accessory of the Week

In order to highlight the hundreds of possible configurations available with Toro Workman utility vehicles, each week on our blog we will feature a different accessory and/or configuration. This week’s featured configuration is the Toro Workman GTX UTV with the 2-seat bench configuration and the 6-ft flatbed accessory. The flatbed, which is also available in the 4-ft variety, is great for hauling items too large to fit in a traditional bed.  There are stake pockets built in to the flatbed so that you can build custom sides if needed. To see a complete list of all available Toro Workman GTX
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Advice for Local Outdoor Power Equipment Dealers From a 37-yr Industry Veteran

Here at Kenney Machinery, we’re incredibly proud of our hard-working employees whose passion for their jobs drives our success as a company.  To help our customers get to know the people who work day in and day out to make us one of the best turf equipment distributors in the region, we like to periodically put the spotlight on Kenney Machinery employees so they can share their knowledge and experience. This month we’re featuring Merle Yockey, a Kenney Machinery sales representative who works with local Toro dealers.  Merle has worked in the turf equipment industry for an incredible 37 years,
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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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Kenney Machinery Employee Participates in Annual Wreaths Across America Event

As you celebrate Christmas, New Years, or other holidays this time of year, ask yourself the following question: How would your celebration be different if it weren’t for all of the veterans who have helped defend our country and our way of life over the past several hundred years? That’s the question posed by Wreaths Across America, a nonprofit organization that places over 700,00 wreaths on the tombstones of veterans at over 1,000 locations every year in December.  Last week on December 17th, Kenney Machinery employee Rick Harrison volunteered with the local chapter of Wreaths Across America to help place
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December Spotlight Customer: Old Oakland 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 December is the Old Oakland Golf Club, a private golf club on the northeast side of Indianapolis that was founded over fifty years ago in 1962. The club, which sits on land that was originally a dairy farm, was designed by Charles Maddox and built with the help of PGA Professionals Jack Keesling and Don
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Toro Max Uptime Genuine Parts Promotion

It’s time once again for the annual Toro Max Uptime Genuine Parts Promotion!  Here’s the deal: for every $1,000 you order in Toro Performance Parts, you get a $50 parts credit, plus free freight/handling. If your order exceeds $3,000, the credit will be $100 per every $1,000 you order instead of $50. We’ll even throw in a free technician gift of some nice heavy-duty gloves as an added incentive. This offer is only valid up until 12/15/2016, so don’t wait to put in your order.  Contact your sales rep for details. Not sure what parts you need?  Visit the Toro
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