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RDO Equipment Co. News - September, 2016

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Katie Gamble, RDO Equipment Co. on the Agriculture Technology Podcast

Katie Gamble, RDO Equipment Co. on the Agriculture Technology Podcast

As a Transactional Account Manager at RDO Equipment Co., Katie Gamble lives in a world filled with John Deere equipment. Driven by a lifelong passion for agriculture, Katie wanted to follow in her big brother’s footsteps and pursue a career at RDO Equipment Co. And though her path took a slight turn from where she planned to head, she has never looked back.

Host Tony Kramer invited Katie...

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September 28, 2016  |  Category: Podcasts
Hidden Value of Purchasing from a Dealership’s Rental Fleet

Hidden Value of Purchasing from a Dealership’s Rental Fleet

There are plenty of reasons your construction company needs to purchase equipment. Diversification, growth, and tighter timelines to name a few.

Regardless of why it’s needed, several factors get in the way of companies actually making a new equipment purchase. However, it’s important to keep in mind that a “new” addition to your fleet doesn’t have to be “new.” Used equipment is a great...

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September 27, 2016  |  Category: Products

Salinas and Watsonville Stores Hosting Open Houses

RDO Equipment Co. / RDO Water in Salinas and Watsonville are hosting open house events for customers and individuals interested in learning more about complete agriculture equipment and irrigation solutions.

The Salinas event takes place on Thursday, October 6, while Watsonville’s event is happening on Friday, October 7. Both events will begin at 11 a.m. and end at 1 p.m., during which...

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September 26, 2016  |  Category: Events
Basics of Backhoe Maintenance

Basics of Backhoe Maintenance

From construction to agriculture, utility work to maintenance, and snow removal to landscaping, backhoes are one of the most popular pieces of equipment, across numerous industries.

Their wide range of applications often means they see long hours and demanding tasks. While great from a productivity standpoint, the machines themselves can take a beating. If not properly cared for and...

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RDO Equipment Co. - Chandler Update: September

RDO Equipment Co. - Chandler Update: September

In the early morning light of a Monday morning, months of hard work, tight timelines, and detailed punch lists came to fruition. On September 12, RDO Equipment Co. in Chandler officially opened its doors for business. The store, located on Interstate 10, south of the 202 in Chandler, is the second RDO Equipment Co. location in the Phoenix metro, serving the construction industry with...

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John Deere and Big Iron Farm Show on the Agriculture Technology Podcast

John Deere and Big Iron Farm Show on the Agriculture Technology Podcast

September 13-15 marked the 36th annual Big Iron Farm Show in West Fargo, ND. As in previous years, John Deere and RDO Equipment Co. were key participants in the show, with a large pavilion area featuring new John Deere products and technology, along with RDO Equipment Co. team members ready to speak with attendees and answer questions. 

Host Tony Kramer brought the podcast to Big Iron...

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September 15, 2016  |  Category: Podcasts
Three Steps to Safe Operation with Backhoe Loaders

Three Steps to Safe Operation with Backhoe Loaders

The roar of equipment. The hint of diesel in the air. The digging and moving of earth. All are welcome sounds, smells and sights on the jobsite, as well as great indicators of how busy and action-filled construction worksites are at any given time. They’re also a constant reminder of the importance of equipment safety on the jobsite.

Few things in day-to-day construction operations are...

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September 6, 2016  |  Category: Products
RDO Water Acquires Kuida Ag Supply Company

RDO Water Acquires Kuida Ag Supply Company

RDO Water, along with RDO Equipment Co., announces the acquisition of Kuida Ag Supply Company of Salinas. Over the next few weeks, RDO Water will be moving all Kuida Ag operations to its combination RDO Equipment Co. / RDO Water stores in Salinas and Watsonville.

The acquisition expands RDO Water’s offerings of irrigation products and solutions, which includes pipe and system rental;...

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Josh Messer, 360 Yield Center, on the Agriculture Technology Podcast

Josh Messer, 360 Yield Center, on the Agriculture Technology Podcast

Josh Messer has eaten, slept, and breathed agriculture his entire life. His career began as a child on his family’s North Dakota farm and has taken him to his current company, 360 Yield Center. As an Agronomist with 360 Yield Center, Josh works to educate growers and put them in the best position to maximize yield potential while minimizing risk and loss. 

Host Tony Kramer invited Josh...

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September 1, 2016  |  Category: Podcasts

RDO Equipment Co. a Key Participant at Big Iron Farm Show

Field demos and special equipment offers highlight the annual three-day event

On September 13, the 36-annual Big Iron Farm Show kicks off in West Fargo, North Dakota. The event is expected to bring more than 64,000 attendees and 900 exhibitors to the Red River Valley Fairgrounds for three days of equipment demos, educational seminars, expert outlooks, and networking. RDO Equipment Co. is...

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September 1, 2016  |  Category: