With efficient use of water and other resources becoming of greater importance among turf, landscape and agricultural markets around the world, new technologies are helping customers conserve resources and improve growing conditions. In recognizing the most innovative Minnesota businesses and organizations for technological breakthroughs, the Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) recently named The Toro Company as recipient of the 2013 Tekne Award for Agricultural Technology.
Additional information about the 2013 Tekne Award recipients is available at www.tekneawards.org.About The Toro CompanyThe Toro Company (NYSE: TTC) is a leading worldwide provider of innovative turf, landscape, rental and construction equipment, and irrigation and outdoor lighting solutions. With sales of more than $1.9 billion in fiscal 2012, Toro’s global presence extends to more than 90 countries through strong relationships built on integrity and trust, constant innovation, and a commitment to helping customers enrich the beauty, productivity and sustainability of the land. Since 1914, the company has built a tradition of excellence around a number of strong brands to help customers care for golf courses, sports fields, public green spaces, commercial and residential properties, and agricultural fields. More information is available at www.toro.com. About Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA)MHTA is an innovation and technology association united in fueling Minnesota’s prosperity. We help bring together the people of Minnesota’s technology ecosystem and lead the charge in directing technology issues to Minnesota’s state capitol. MHTA is the only membership organization that represents Minnesota’s entire technology-based economy. MHTA members include organizations of every size − involved in virtually every aspect of technology creation, production, application and education in Minnesota. Find out more online at http://www.mhta.org or follow MHTA on Twitter at http://twitter.com/MHTA.