TAG: Toro

Toro to acquire Venture Products, manufacturer of Ventrac Products

January 21, 2020By
Photo: Venture Products, Inc.

The Toro Company announced it entered into an agreement to acquire privately held Venture Products Inc., the manufacturer of Ventrac-branded products. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions, and is anticipated to close before the end of Toro’s fiscal 2020 second quarter. Based in Orrville, Ohio, Ventrac is a manufacturer of articulating turf, landscape and... read more

Increase efficient mowing with airless radial tires

December 23, 2019By
MORE MOW TIME Airless radial tires help eliminate downtime on mowers and reduce many maintenance costs. (Photo: Exmark)

Airless radial tires aim to keep mowers in the field and out of the shop so landscape contractors can have more productive and efficient mowing. read more

Toro: 570Z Series Pressure Regulating Spray Heads

December 20, 2019By

Toro® 570ZPR Series and 570ZPRX Series spray heads offer a constant nozzle pressure of 30 psi, which helps to ensure the entire zone is performing consistently across each and every head. Certified to EPA WaterSense® requirements, these products have been proven to eliminate the water waste caused by nozzle misting and overspray that can result from high pressure situations. And... read more

Toro: T5 RapidSet Series Rotors

December 18, 2019By

Toro T5 RapidSet Series Rotors have the features to satisfy all your basic irrigation needs while surprising you with a few extras. T5 Series Rotors offer an extra inch of pop-up height compared to most competitive units and can be set in seconds using the RapidSet feature, a quick and easy way to make arc adjustments — with no tools.... read more

Toro updates mower line with new push mowers and zero-turn mower

November 15, 2019By

The Toro Co. released two new push mowers in the TurfMaster HDX line. These mowers boast a 30-inch, 13-gauge steel deck, MV702 transmission and 1-gallon gas tank. These mowers have rubber tires with co-polymer wheels and precision ball bearings. They also quickly change from rear bagging, to side-discharge, to mulching. Other features include a two-bail control system with the blade... read more

Top uses for small walk-behind mowers

November 14, 2019By
Toro mower (Photo: Toro)

When determining what type of mower to use, it’s important to first look at the site, says Paul Fraynd, CEO of Sun Valley Landscaping in Omaha, Neb. Often, small, tight areas such as parking lot islands, fenced-in backyards, hillsides and spaces with a lot of obstacles call for smaller mowers. Sun Valley Landscaping uses 21- and 30-inch mowers for many... read more