TAG: Scott Kinkead

John Kinkead Sr., head of Turfco, dies at 89

October 4, 2019By

John Kinkead Sr., longtime head of Turfco Manufacturing and an innovator in the turf management industry, died on Oct. 1. He was 89 years old. Kinkead will be remembered by those in the industries he loved as an innovator and as a person whose perseverance set the tone for how Turfco continues to collaborate with its customers in products and... read more

What to know before adding lawn care services

October 17, 2016By
Photo: oasis turf & tree

Companies interested in lawn care must consider several factors before adding it to their offerings. So you’re mowing lawns and doing other landscape maintenance, and the idea of providing fertilization, weed and insect control piques your interest. If you’re a maintenance contractor, there are several reasons you may want to add turf and ornamental care—aka lawn care—to your menu of services.... read more

Video: Turfco presents T3100 riding applicator at GIE+EXPO

November 11, 2015By

Scott Kinkead, executive vice president for Turfco, talks about the company’s T3100 riding applicator at GIE+EXPO 2015. read more

Turfco offers chance to ‘Demo for Dollars’ at GIE

October 15, 2013By

GIE+EXPO attendees who meander to Turfco’s outdoor booth (#6152D) will have the opportunity to earn up to a $500 discount on their next product purchase. Turfco is offering a Demo for Dollars promotion at this year’s show, held Oct. 23-25 in Louisville, Ky. Participants who demo the TurnAer XT5 aerator and T3000i spreader & sprayer will earn discount vouchers for... read more

Spreading the wealth in the landscape industry

April 11, 2012By

By Tom Crain With the rise of chemical use and lush suburban landscapes, the 1950s facilitated the creation of the perfect lawn. By the 1960s and 1970s, that concept was a blossoming American obsession and the job of spreading plant food, lime and seed had become a necessity. Since then, spreading and spraying via dusters, granular applicators, field sprayers and... read more