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Inside the Industry – April 2018

April 4, 2018 at 1:29 pm

There is an endless cycle of rich, well-thought-out green industry content that might interest you. But you're busy, really busy, and we understand that. We've gathered the most relevant articles and topics from the green industry. One page with loads of topical information — take a look "Inside The Industry".

No Snow, No Problem? Not so Fast.

March 21, 2018 at 2:22 pm

Most of the Upper Midwest received below average snowfall this past winter but it still managed to rattle our bones with long, repetitive bouts of subzero temperatures.  As we look to Spring, we’re anxious to jump on something and start driving around on our still-dormant, water-logged, brown turf.  Settle down, cowboy!  This isn’t a road race.

Top Qs with Midwest Landscape Contractors

March 6, 2018 at 10:45 am

This past January, Reinders joined over 6,000 landscape professionals from Wisconsin and Illinois in attendance for the three-day iLandscape Show. In an effort to learn about the challenges and areas of focus for Midwest landscapers in 2018, we chatted with a handful of attendees who shared their thoughts on the upcoming year.

2018 WiFi Irrigation Guide: Compare, Contrast & Connect

February 20, 2018 at 9:20 am

WiFi at your home is nothing new. However, controlling your entire irrigation system through your smartphone? That's fancy. WiFi Res/Com irrigation has taken off over the last year but with all of the bells and whistles how can you make a well-informed decision without the proper information? We decided to gather several different product offerings and present their features in an organized manner.

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.

What is Calcium Chloride (ice melt)

January 4, 2018 at 12:52 pm

In this post, we're going to dive in on calcium chloride ice melt, looking at what it is (chemically), how it works, benefits/considerations, and where to buy it. If you're a landscape or snow contractor, or someone who owns a property and wants to take care of the ice that plagues us in the winter, this one's for you.

How Does Ice Melt Work : An Overview

December 20, 2017 at 12:00 pm

With winter in full swing, you need to be prepared for all it's going to throw at you, and ice is no exception. In this article you will be able to learn about how ice melt works, what factors play into how fast it can work, and the various types of ice melts on the market.