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Offseason Planning for Landscape Contractors

October 29, 2018 at 8:27 am

The offseason is the perfect time to reflect on the previous year of work. You put in countless hours and dealt with ups and downs from the weather, to labor issues and shortened seasons. We know a lot of you are thinking vacation, but before you stick your toes in the sand, look back at the previous year and how your entire maintenance operation performed.

Preparation for Turfgrass Recovery

September 21, 2018 at 9:10 am

As we look to fall, the actions taken prior to winter can have an effect on turf health come spring. How can you promote turfgrass recovery?

Shops: Horseshoe Bay Golf Club

August 20, 2018 at 3:51 pm

Located 10 miles north of Sturgeon Bay, a top-rated private golf course situated along the Door Peninsula is everything you’d imagine, and more. The views? Breathtaking. Green complexes? Good luck. Brian Ferrie, GCS, has been running the show since the grow in. Brian has lead by example and created an environment for his staff to thrive in.

Golf’s Grand Challenge: a Q&A With Dr. Brian Horgan

August 8, 2018 at 3:29 pm

Dr. Brian Horgan and the turfgrass research team at the University of Minnesota have partnered with the USGA to investigate the long-term sustainability of the golf industry and what role golf courses play in ecosystems. The goal of the initiative is to better inform the golf industry about the importance of sustainability within the industry.

Shops: Westmoor Country Club

June 21, 2018 at 4:00 pm

The shop may just seem like the building that houses tools and equipment, but there’s much more to it. The organization and functionality is a representation of the leadership. When the boss leads by example, it lends to a motivated and reliable crew.

5 Tips For Grounds Managers

June 7, 2018 at 4:12 pm

Grounds managers put in countless hours. Expectations are always on the rise. Budgets? Not so much. How can you establish and maintain high-quality turfgrass when you're short on staff and your budget is shrinking?

2017 Toro Green Blazer Goes to Reinders’ Grant Rundblade

February 19, 2018 at 4:10 pm

Grant Rundblade, SCPS, of Reinders, Inc. received the prestigious Green Blazer Award for his accomplishments in Toro Equipment sales. It recognizes individuals who are “contributing to the industry and bringing enhanced knowledge to their customers.” Grant has been selling for Reinders since 2014. He previously won Toro’s Rookie of the Year award in 2015.

Recap: Offseason Tips for Superintendents

January 22, 2018 at 9:57 am

Make the offseason a productive one through rest and relaxation, but also marketing yourself and your golf course. You should actively look for opportunities to distribute positive messages regarding the turfgrass industry and the work you're doing at your course.

Toro Outcross 9060 – Coming Summer 2018!

January 11, 2018 at 11:38 am

What happens when you put the power of a tractor in the body of a super-duty utility vehicle? Toro's newest commercial equipment offering, the Outcross 9060, is a time and labor saver, a multi-purpose monster of a machine. This isn't your grandfather's agricultural tractor.