TAG: Turfco

Spreader-sprayer smarts

February 8, 2019By
Spreader (Photo: iStock.com/BanksPhotos)

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

Turfco

June 12, 2018By

With more than 50 years of turf maintenance experience, Turfco Manufacturing is a trusted industry innovator, providing professionals with the most advanced and productive equipment for a variety of turf applications. Turfco manufactures a wide range of professional lawn, golf course and sports turf maintenance equipment, employing the latest and most state-of-the-art technology. The company prides itself in listening to... read more

Easy rider: Pros discuss ride-on spreaders and sprayers

April 9, 2018By
Exmark

For lawn care operators (LCOs) who have embraced the benefits of ride-on machines, pushing a spreader or pulling a sprayer hose is now a thing of the past. Technology has made ride-on spreaders and sprayers easier to learn and operate while helping LCOs cover more ground in less time. “The lawn care business for many years was stuck in the... read more

Step by Step: How to calibrate a stand-on sprayer

March 19, 2018By
Illustrations: David Preiss

Calibrating a stand-on sprayer before arriving on a customer’s property can save lawn care operators (LCOs) many headaches caused by over- or under-applying products. It’s recommended that professionals recalibrate sprayers each time they change the spray pressure. To calibrate a sprayer, LCOs must find three measurements: distance, time and volume. The distance it takes for equipment to spray an area... read more