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RDO Equipment Co. News - April, 2013

Learn about our stores, equipment, employees and service to the community.


Indio Hosts Total Solutions Event

Indio Hosts Total Solutions Event

In late March, the Indio store hosted a unique customer event. Calling it a Total Solutions Event, customers were invited to view products from all manufacturing lines – John Deere construction and agriculture, Vermeer, and Topcon, as well as learn how RDO Equipment Co. is a one-stop solution. While the event was held at the Indio store, Riverside, Fontana, and Imperial partnered with...

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April 27, 2013  |  Category: Events
RDO Equipment Co. Preps Farm Rescue Volunteers for 2013 Planting Season

RDO Equipment Co. Preps Farm Rescue Volunteers for 2013 Planting Season

On March 26, the Casselton store and Product Specialist team hosted nine volunteers from Farm Rescue to go over best planting practices with an equipment overview on machinery Farm Rescue will use this spring. The equipment that has been donated for this year’s planting season includes a 2012 John Deere 8360R (row crop tractor), a 2010 John Deere DB60 (47 row planter), two–2012 John Deere...

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Lakeside Collects Items for Local Women’s Shelter

An ongoing goal of the Lakeside team is to get more and more involved in the community. They took on a new challenge and held a 6-week drive to raise much-needed items for their local women’s shelter, Becky’s House.

This shelter is the only one in San Diego County open 24/7. Becky’s House offers emergency shelter to battered women and children, as well as long term transitional housing...

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Billings Team Members Raise Money for Veterans with “ Mustache March”

Nine employees participated in a different type of competition to raise money for the Big Sky Honor Flight for WWII vets. The employees participated in “Mustache March” and competed to see who could grow the best “stache” in a month.

Each employee paid $5 to enter and the only rule was they could not shave until the month was over. Other store employees and customers could vote...

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Austin and Waco Raise Money for Scholarships in Recent BBQ Cook-Offs

Austin and Waco Raise Money for Scholarships in Recent BBQ Cook-Offs

During the weekend of March 17, the Austin team competed in Rodeo Austin’s 32nd Annual BBQ Cook-Off at the Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo.

Although the team did not place this year, they served the public some great BBQ for three days, enjoyed the competition, and raised money for the scholarship fund.

The mission of the Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo BBQ Cook-Off is to raise scholarship...

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RDO Equipment Co. Donates Funds for Fence at Yuma Fairgrounds

RDO Equipment Co. Donates Funds for Fence at Yuma Fairgrounds

The Yuma Fairgrounds is embarking on an overhaul of their fencing. This total project is estimated to cost more than $215,000. Three companies in the Yuma community, including RDO Equipment Co., donated funds, which helped kick off the project.

The current fencing was replaced with Preifert fencing which are no-weld, all-steel, and easy to install and maintain. The Junior Livestock...

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RDOIC and On Grade, Inc. Announce Alliance for Carlson Mining Machine Control in Eastern Canada

RDO Integrated Controls (RDOIC), RDO Equipment Co.’s positioning division, and On Grade, Inc., announce a new alliance to distribute Carlson Machine Control in the mining industry in Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, and New Brunswick.

Carlson Machine Control provides application-centric site solutions for mining applications and RDO Integrated Controls is the master dealer in Mining for all of...

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RDO Integrated Controls to Host Technology Roadshow in Burnsville, Minn.

RDO Integrated Controls to Host Technology Roadshow in Burnsville, Minn.

RDO Integrated Controls (RDOIC), RDO Equipment Co.’s division providing machine control, precision GPS positioning and 3-D mapping solutions for construction, survey, and engineering industries, will host a technology demonstration Roadshow event on April 17, 2013 in Burnsville, Minn., beginning at 10 a.m.

The event will take place at the Best Western Premiere Nicollet Inn and will...

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RDO Equipment Co. Partners with ECSA

RDO Equipment Co. – Lakeside is a proud new partner with the El Capitan Stadium Association (ECSA), also known as the Lakeside Rodeo.

ECSA is a non-profit organization, staffed entirely by volunteers to benefit the youth of Lakeside. ECSA funds academic programs, athletic activities and site improvements for both the Lakeside Unified School Districts and El Capitan High School. ECSA...

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RDO Equipment Co. Announces a New Vermeer Store in Eugene, Oregon

RDO Equipment Co. announces the company is opening a new Vermeer location in Eugene, Oregon. The new store is located at 4108 W. 11th Ave, Eugene, Ore. and provides Vermeer parts, sales and service. The new location complements the current RDO-Vermeer location in Portland, Ore.

The new 7000 square feet store opens April 1, 2013.

“The new location in Eugene will bridge the gap between...

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Hazen Hosts Safety Day

Hazen Hosts Safety Day
The Hazen store held its 2nd annual First Grader Safety Day on February 22.  They had more than 100 first graders participate in four safety stations consisting of: 911, Blind Spot, PTO, and Animal Safety.

Through the combined efforts of the staff at Hazen, Wanda Schneider, Washburn Office Administrator, Mercer County 911, NDSU Extension Service, FFA and the...

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