TAG: The Toro Co.

People on the Move: Sara Bendrick teams up with Stihl; Takeuchi appoints 2; Toro employee inducted into Green Industry Hall of Fame; and more from PBI-Gordon, Gachina and Solesbee’s

June 12, 2019By

Stihl has teamed up with landscape contractor and television host, Sara Bendrick, to deliver expert landscaping advice and tips to homeowners. With more than 10 years of experience, Bendrick specializes in residential design where she combines environmental awareness and artistic expression. Bendrick is best known as the host of the DIY Network show, “I Hate My Yard” and is the... read more

Experts’ Tips: Irrigation controllers

February 20, 2019By

Controllers Rain Bird Corp. Joe Porrazzo Product manager — controllers WiFi-enabled controllers are becoming increasingly popular as more people use their mobile devices to manage various systems on their properties. Choosing the right controller can be challenging for contractors because there isn’t a single perfect solution and different products work best for different applications. Contractors should consider their core customers’... read more

Companies in the News: John Deere reveals winner of “Small Machines. Big Impact.” contest; Ambius snags several Plantscape Awards; and more from Toro, LandscapeHub

July 25, 2018By

Neil Behnke, a volunteer with the nonprofit organization Black Forest Together, was chosen by the public as the grand prize winner of the second annual John Deere “Small Machines. Big Impact.” contest at the 2018 John Deere Classic Chairman’s Dinner. As the winner, Behnke will take home his choice of a new model from the full portfolio of John Deere... read more

SMRT Logic by Toro now compatible with Google Home and Amazon Alexa

June 5, 2018By

The Toro Co. announced the compatibility of its SMRT Logic product with Google Home and Amazon Alexa devices. “More and more, outdoor spaces are seen as an extension of our home’s living space,” said Phil Burkart, vice president for Toro’s irrigation and lighting businesses. “It seems only natural that customers would expect to have the same technology available for their... read more

EPA recognizes Toro with WaterSense award

October 10, 2017By

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized The Toro Co. with the 2017 WaterSense Excellence Award. Toro was presented the award at the WaterSmart Innovations Conference in Las Vegas on Oct. 5. “Toro is committed to developing innovative irrigation solutions and outreach efforts to help our customers efficiently use water,” said Phil Burkart, vice president of Toro’s irrigation and lighting businesses.... read more

Toro releases new water management system

September 27, 2017By

The Toro Co. released its new Sentinel Central Control system. The new system allows users to schedule and manage daily operations from a PC or iPhone and iPad using NSN Connect. Program data is stored both at the field controller and within the central computer, so if a computer or master controller goes offline, there is no loss of irrigation. Field... read more