Turf & Irrigation Blog

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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Bench Seat Kit for Workman GTX

Our Toro Workman UTV accessory of the week is the bench seat kit for the Workman GTX. The kit allows you to replace the standard bucket seat with a bench seat.  It features a Elastomeric Vibration Control system to improve operator comfort. The Workman GTX can be configured with either two or four seats, and with this kit those seats can either be bench seats or bucket seats. It’s just one of dozens of available accessories for the Workman line of UTVs, making them the most versatile line of UTVs on the market.
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NGCOA Golf Course Of The Year for 2017 is Kenney Machinery Customer

The award-winning Pete Dye Course at the French Lick Resort in Southern Indiana has won yet another award.  At the 2017 Golf Business Conference in Orlando, FL the National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA) announced that the course had won the 2017 Golf Course of the Year award, which is the first time a Pete Dye designed course has received that distinction. Kenney Machinery is proud of our long relationship with French Lick golf.  Not only are they a long-time client, but we have also hosted company events at the resort in the past, including a company meeting last year
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Workman UTV Featured Accessories Help Increase Storage Capacity

As we continue to highlight the versatility of Toro Workman Utility Vehicles by reviewing all their available accessories, this week we feature several accessories designed to help increase the storage capacity of your vehicle. First up is the under hood storage kit, which provides an easy-to-reach storage area in the front of your Workman GTX. Next, we have the bed-mounted racking system, which helps you secure everyday items like shovels and rakes to the bed of the vehicle. Lastly, there’s the trash can mount, which allows the Workman to carry two 32-gallon trash cans on the rear of the vehicle
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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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