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RDO Equipment Co. News - August, 2014

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


Farm Rescue to Help 300th Farm Family This Fall

Farm Rescue to Help 300th Farm Family This Fall

By the end of the year, Farm Rescue will have assisted more than 300 farm families in crisis. Each of these families has experienced an illness, injury or natural disaster that prevented them from planting, haying or harvesting their crop in a timely manner. Farm Rescue stepped in and helped these families when they needed it most.

No, in this case, 300 is much more than a number – 300...

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FSO Team Volunteers for United Way

FSO Team Volunteers for United Way

The Payroll, Benefits, and Safety team supported the United Way of Cass Clay School Supply Drive by counting, sorting, and organizing supplies that will be distributed to local school-age children in need. 

“We volunteered last year for the event and everyone had a great time, so we knew it was something we wanted to do again. It supports a need in our community and we were glad to...

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John Deere Day of Play events Held in Aberdeen, Casselton, and Moorhead

John Deere Day of Play events Held in Aberdeen, Casselton, and Moorhead

Aberdeen, Casselton and Moorhead stores held Day of Play/Drive Green events this summer.

Aberdeen
This was the 2nd annual Day of Play for Aberdeen, and was a great event.  Nick Kallhoff, Parts Manager, took the lead on organizing the event and the whole team did a great job making a fun day. 

They had activities both inside and out, including play areas for toys, ride-on and pedal...

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August 29, 2014  |  Category: Events
Washburn Parade Makes for a Family Affair

Washburn Parade Makes for a Family Affair

The Washburn store participated in their community’s Lewis and Clark Riverboat Days Parade in June. This is always a popular event for employees to participate in, and they never seem to struggle finding willing participants to drive equipment.

This parade has become a fun event for employees and their families to spend together. This year, Josh Wooledge, Service Advisor; Neal Neukomm,...

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Regional Training Event in Hayward

Regional Training Event in Hayward

Service Technicians from Portland, Sacramento, Fowler, and Fontana joined Hayward Service Technicians for a regional Vermeer training event, held in Hayward.

Lance Langle from Vermeer Freeman and Jeff Vander Molen from Vermeer Manufacturing facilitated the training which covered compost turners and electrical and hydraulic systems of trammel screens.

They brought a simulator for a...

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Sauk Rapids and Burnsville-Vermeer Employees Participate in Mended Hearts Golf Tournament

Sauk Rapids and Burnsville-Vermeer Employees Participate in Mended Hearts Golf Tournament

For the second year, Burnsville and Sauk Rapids team members participated in the Zipper Open Classic Golf Tournament for Mended Hearts (Chapter 10).

The event was held in Sartell, MN at Blackberry Ridge Golf Course. Fifteen teams participated including doctors and nurses from the Heart Center at St. Cloud Hospital as well as heart procedure survivors.
Mended Hearts is a support system...

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Pasco Participates in Annual Parade

Pasco Participates in Annual Parade

Pasco’s 26th annual Grand Old 4th of July Parade featured nearly 80 entries. RDO Equipment Co. in Pasco was awarded the sweepstakes award.

More than 20 Pasco employees and family members participated in the parade. RDO Equipment Co.’s entry featured 20 pieces of equipment including a customer’s restored John Deere 530 tractor that pulled a decorated trailer, service truck, S680 combine,...

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Phoenix Gives Back this Summer

Phoenix Gives Back this Summer

Phoenix team members coordinated two community-giving projects this summer. First, they did a school supply drive for the Children’s First Academy in Phoenix. 100 percent of students and their families at this school are at or below the poverty line and a vast majority of the students are homeless. There are approximately 350 students, grades K-9, that are educated at the school. The...

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Product Specialist Team Conducts Training for MWAg Sales Teams

Product Specialist Team Conducts Training for MWAg Sales Teams

The MWAg Product Specialist team conducted field training and sprayer certification for more than 150 Account Managers and Aftermarket employees from Aberdeen, Ada, Bismarck, Breckenridge, Casselton, Fergus Falls, Hawley, Hazen, Kindred, Lisbon, Moorhead, Moorhead FSO, Rapid City, Redfield, Washburn, and Webster.

The training featured a full day of courses, ranging in topics such as...

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