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BioSafe Systems LLC of Hartford, Conn. has established Canadian distribution for ZeroTol® broad-spectrum fungicide/algaecide. ZeroTol has long been recognized in the U.S.A. as a leader in reduced risk biodegradable disease control and a cornerstone of many bio-security programs. ZeroTol is registered with Health Canada for use on turf. “We are excited to be chosen to represent this innovative product.” said Bruce Vance, product & marketing manager for Evergro Canada. “Growers throughout Canada have been watching ZeroTol successfully combat plant disease in the U.S.A. for several years.” “ZeroTol® is also used to control algae and several diseases on all types of turf including lawns, golf greens, sportsfields and landscapes,” said Wayne Myers, Plant Products marketing manager. “It is non-phytotoxic and works on contact.” For more information, contact Plant Products Co. Ltd. or MGS Horticultural Inc. in Eastern Canada or Evergro Canada Inc. in Western Canada.
From paper to pizza boxes, bottles to bricks, litter to lumber, the Victory T-500 Tow Type sweeper vac can handle it at up to 25 mph! The T-500 has revolutionized the cost of sweeping. The machine is great for parks and recreation use, schools, parking areas and general maintenance departments. Tow the T-500 with a pickup, a gator—just about anything. Now your city can have a tough all-purpose sweeper without the high purchase and maintenance costs of chassis-mounted machines. The T-500 is distributed in Canada by Eastern Farm Machinery Ltd., Guelph, Ont. Visit For product literature, click t500_specs09. You will need Adobe Acrobat to open the file. Watch video here
Dakota Ag Innovations, a rural South Dakota-based manufacturing company whose mission is to create and establish markets around the world for products that would help the appearance and the value of turf maintenance equipment, has announced a new marketing and distribution partnership with Redexim North America.
With three models to choose from, REIST Industries has all overseeding and aerating applications covered with its AeraSeeder line.
Kubota’s design innovation has resulted in a blend of technology and performance with the new Grand L40-3 Series. The 20 new tractors, ranging from 32 to 57 horsepower, boast operational, comfort, and factory cab improvements.
ECHO Power Equipment (Canada) has introduced its new GT-230 curved shaft trimmer to the market. The engine is the popular Power Boost Vortex™ design with a larger 22.8cc engine– and uses the same engine as its SRM-230 straight shaft trimmer.
The first of Kubota’s Dash 4 Super Series, the KX057-4 and the new U55, are taking their industry leading excavator line to new heights. These 6 ton models have been significantly re-engineered with more strength, stability, comfort and standard features. The spacious cab features a wider entrance, improved climate control, more foot space and a repositioned and advanced instrument panel. In addition to standard operating information, the panel features service/maintenance information, operation history, warning alarms, and controls for many of the excavator features. Boom lift capacity and breakout force has increased by 15 per cent, bucket breakout force by more than 25 per cent, and travel speed and traction force are also greater than the previous model. An additional lower track roller smooths out the ride. Other standard features include a dozer blade with float function, two auxiliary hydraulic ports with adjustable flow, air conditioning, anti-theft system, refuelling signal, and performance matched load sensing hydraulics. The KX057-4 and U55 are both available with an angle blade option. Visit for more information.
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AGROTAIN International has announced its new, comprehensive website,, which provides turf professionals with easy access to a complete range of resources for maximizing nitrogen efficiency. On a mission to share its nitrogen management expertise with turf professionals in every segment of the industry, AGROTAIN’s new online resource provides an extensive library of industry research, product details and peer case studies to provide insight into new ways to maximize nitrogen efficiency. The website also provides direct access to other sources of useful industry information, including links to trade associations and other industry partners.
In today’s highly competitive golf course marketplace, superintendents face the challenge of providing players with the best possible golfing experience while keeping expenses to a minimum. Combine that with an increased emphasis on water conservation and environmental stewardship, and the result is a strong need for a simpler, more cost-efficient way to manage golf course irrigation.
Bobcat Company is making soil preparation easier for owners of compact tractors or the Toolcat™ 5610 utility work machine with the release of the new soil conditioner and disc harrow Category 1 three-point hitch implements.  
Lynex remote controlled slope mower. The Lynex LX1000 is a remote-controlled, tracked slope mower. Designed for steep slope vegetation control, the LX1000’s low centre of gravity and wide stance allow it to operate on slopes up to 75 degrees. The unit’s 300’ operating range keeps operators off steep slopes and out of danger. The field proven stepless transmission is designed for simplicity and durability. The flail cutting head is powered by a 22 hp gas engine. For product demonstrations or information, please contact the importer Eastern Farm Machinery Ltd. at 519-763-2400 or visit
A "new products arena" has been established for this fall's GIE+EXPO in Louisville, Ky. in which the industry's newest innovations will be displayed side-by-side on stands. The new products arena will serve as a venue for news conferences and products launches. Companies already on board include Ariens, Toro, Husqvarna and Exmark. For more information, visit
Since inventing the skid-steer loader more than 50 years ago, Bobcat has continued to improve its loader design to make operators more productive and comfortable. New Bobcat® M-Series skid-steer and compact track loaders feature the most significant design changes undertaken by the company. This new design enables the operator to accomplish more work through performance and durability enhancements that provide more power and keep the loader working longer, while increasing operator comfort through improved visibility and a more spacious and comfortable cab.
Morton® Ice Melter Blend is now available in new visible blue crystals which help indicate where the product has been applied for easier and more controlled dispersion. The unique blend of sodium chloride and calcium chloride melts in temperatures as low as -15º F by generating heat upon contact with ice and snow.  This product penetrates through ice and snow's bond with pavement to accelerate the melting process and allowing for easy removal.  This product is available in a 50 lb. durable bag.
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