Gasoline-fueled lawn tools produce up to 30 times more hydrocarbons than a typical automobile emits in an hour. However, an alternative will hit major retailers this winter just in time for spring.
Kubota introduced four new models to its B Series compact utility tractor line. The new Kubota B2320, B2620, B2920 and the B3200 tractors are versatile, powerful and productive, featuring more horsepower and hydrostatic transmission (HST) with three-range transmission speeds to choose from, giving the operator enhanced power and control.
The new Toro Precision Series spray nozzles with patented H2O Chip Technology offer 1-inch-per-hour precipitation rate, even after radius reduction; up to 15-feet throw with 37-percent less flow; and a 20-50-psi pressure range without wasteful misting.
Installing irrigation control systems, valve boxes and soil moisture sensors requires making numerous wire splices, a process that can be very time-consuming. Now, there's a new product that reduces irrigation system installation time and the potential for wire connector-related service callbacks: the new Rain Bird DB Series wire connector.
A flowable formulation of Bayleton fungicide is available from Bayer Environmental Science for use on ornamental plants, shrubs and trees, as well as turf. Bayleton continues to be available in water soluble packaging as Bayleton 50 WSP.
The SLT Pro 12GL by Super Lawn Trucks (SLT) is the newest member of the brand’s line of vehicles engineered specifically for green industry landscape contractors and business owners. The SLT Pro 12GL marks the company’s entry into the light-duty truck arena.
For 2009, Cub Cadet Commercial introduced the Tank S with patented Synchro-Steer technology that offers intuitive zero-turn control, replacing traditional lap bars with a steering wheel and offering dual foot pedal operation.
Exmark introduced the new Next Lazer Z at GIE+EXPO. Three years in the making, the Next Lazer Z is an evolution of Exmark’s premier product, the Lazer Z, and includes dozens of enhancements that will reduce maintenance, improve traction and handling, and make the mower safer and more comfortable for landscape professionals.
Kubota introduces the new ZD221 and ZD323 models to its growing line of zero-turn mowers.
A water-dispersible granular formulation of ProStar fungicide is now available for use in golf course and lawn turf, as well as on ornamental plants, shrubs and trees, Bayer Environmental Science recently announced.