TAG: Turfco

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

Unveiling GIE+EXPO’s next big thing

October 4, 2019By
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The next big idea can get sparked at GIE+EXPO — something landscapers and exhibitors bank on every October in Louisville. read more

Turfco Direct

August 1, 2019By

Turfco Direct gives you direct access to the products and people who make our commercial lawn care equipment. We make it easy to buy and maintain your Turfco overseeder, edger, sodcutter, aerators, topdresser, sprayer and spreader so you can focus on what matters—getting the work done. We have the top-quality equipment that will help make your business more productive and... read more

Spreader-sprayer smarts

February 8, 2019By
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Lawn care operators (LCOs) invest a large part of their budgets into equipment like aerators, spray rigs and spreader-sprayers. According to some experts, they often miss a key component — preventive maintenance — especially over the winter months in colder areas of the country. “Many LCOs aren’t doing enough preventive maintenance on their equipment,” says George Kinkead, president of turf... read more

Turfco: T3100

December 22, 2018By

The Turfco T3100 can get your crew up to speed faster with simplified controls and an exclusive, easy-to-operate steering wheel. This machine will maximize your performance and boost your comfort with the industry’s only hands-free speed control. You can drive through a 36-in. gate, hold nearly any hill, and conquer both residential and commercial properties thanks to a spray capacity of up to 132,000 sq.-ft.... read more

Turfco adds 30-inch drop seeder attachment

December 18, 2018By

Turfco introduced a new, 30-inch drop seeder attachment for its TurnAer XT8 stand-on aerator. “At this time when productivity is king, the new attachment allows landscapers to easily add a new service for customers and increase revenue, while actually decreasing time spent on individual yards,” said Scott Kinkead, executive vice president of Turfco. “Previously, this was a two-part process that... read more