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Bill Gross, Farm Rescue, on the Agriculture Technology Podcast

Bill Gross, Farm Rescue, on the Agriculture Technology Podcast

Imagine what would happen if illness, injury, or natural disaster prevented you from doing your job. Like many with close ties to the agriculture industry, Bill Gross knows that, for a farmer, this probably sounds like a nightmare. After growing up on a farm and seeing changes to the dynamic of family farms, he also recognized it would be tough to find help if an unexpected crisis were to...

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Nick Morrow, Agrian, on the Agriculture Technology Podcast

Nick Morrow, Agrian, on the Agriculture Technology Podcast

Combining his experience in aerial imagery and remote sensing with his knowledge in data management and software, Nick Morrow works to provide value to growers in his role as Product Manager with Agrian.  He strives to align with the Agrian vision which, as Nick sums up, is “to help users grow safely with the compliance and label database, profitably with precision and agronomy offering,...

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Dan Wehrs, Rite Way Manufacturing, on the Agriculture Technology Podcast

Dan Wehrs, Rite Way Manufacturing, on the Agriculture Technology Podcast

After his family lost its farm in the 1950s, Dan Wehrs was eager to find his way back into the agriculture industry. By chance, he met Les Hulicsko, founder of Rite Way Manufacturing, and has been with the company ever since.

Wehrs joined host Tony Kramer on the podcast to talk about his role as Global Sales Manager for Rite Way. An ag enthusiast through and through, Wehrs even shared a...

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February 15, 2017  |  Category: Podcasts
Chris Wear, Chris Wear Enterprises, Inc. on the Agriculture Technology Podcast

Chris Wear, Chris Wear Enterprises, Inc. on the Agriculture Technology Podcast

On the most recent episode of the podcast, host Tony Kramer and producer Nate Dorsey celebrated the 1-year anniversary of the podcast’s launch. This episode celebrates another exciting milestone as Tony invited an RDO Equipment Co. customer on the podcast – the first time a customer has ever been a guest.

While Chris Wear, owner of Chris Wear Enterprises, Inc. grew up on a farm, a major...

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February 1, 2017  |  Category: Podcasts
Nate Dorsey, RDO Equipment Co. on the Agriculture Technology Podcast

Nate Dorsey, RDO Equipment Co. on the Agriculture Technology Podcast

February 1 marks one year since the launch of the Agriculture Technology Podcast. As a special treat, host Tony Kramer invited the podcast’s producer (and, for all you newer listeners out there, its original host), Nate Dorsey on the show to talk about how it all began, how he creates each episode of the podcast, and the most important item of all: Nate’s favorite episodes.

Here are a...

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January 19, 2017  |  Category: Podcasts
Ben Sander, Summers Manufacturing on the Agriculture Technology Podcast

Ben Sander, Summers Manufacturing on the Agriculture Technology Podcast

From attending farm shows to working with dealers to teaming up with the sales staff, Ben Sander gets the opportunity to see Summers Manufacturing’s products through nearly every vantage point – key to his role as Marketing Manager.

Host Tony Kramer invited Ben on the podcast to talk about the range of agriculture equipment offered from Summers Manufacturing, both tried-and-true products...

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January 6, 2017  |  Category: Podcasts
Eric Myhre, Unverferth Manufacturing on the Agriculture Technology Podcast

Eric Myhre, Unverferth Manufacturing on the Agriculture Technology Podcast

When it comes to new equipment and technology, the agriculture industry is moving fast. Companies can either keep advancing to meet customer demands – or not.

Unverferth Manufacturing is one company leading the way in advancing equipment and options. But Unverferth does more than implement new technology just for technology’s sake; the company really listens to customers, cares about...

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November 23, 2016  |  Category: Podcasts
Kris Poulson, Sentera on the Agriculture Technology Podcast

Kris Poulson, Sentera on the Agriculture Technology Podcast

“We don’t want to disrupt this market space. We want to assist it.” That’s what Kris Poulson, Vice President of Agriculture at Sentera had to say about his company’s role in the ever-popular, ever-growing drone industry. 

Host Tony Kramer invited Kris on the podcast for two reasons. First, to talk about Sentera and the exciting offerings it has in the drone, sensors, and software space....

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November 9, 2016  |  Category: Podcasts
Bryce Knowlen, RDO Equipment Co. on the Agriculture Technology Podcast

Bryce Knowlen, RDO Equipment Co. on the Agriculture Technology Podcast

When you work with agriculture equipment, one of the best ways to learn, see, and discover is to get up close and personal with the equipment itself. Or better yet, jump in the cab and head out to the field to see the machines in action.

That’s why host Tony Kramer invited Bryce Knowlen, Product Specialist with RDO Equipment Co. on a special edition of the podcast live from inside the...

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October 27, 2016  |  Category: Podcasts
Jason Kreps, RDO Equipment Co. on the Agriculture Technology Podcast

Jason Kreps, RDO Equipment Co. on the Agriculture Technology Podcast

If you’re interested in apps, want to learn more about telematics, or just have questions about equipment technology in general, Jason Kreps is a guy you want to know. As Product Specialist Manager for RDO Equipment Co., Jason works with customers across all three regions of the company’s construction division.

Wait, construction? Why did host Tony Kramer invite a construction guy on a...

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October 12, 2016  |  Category: Podcasts
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
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
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
Agriculture Technology Podcast - Episode 22: Duane Fierstine, RDO Equipment Co.

Agriculture Technology Podcast - Episode 22: Duane Fierstine, RDO Equipment Co.

Early in his career, Duane Fierstine heard something that still sticks with him today: “When you open a bag of seed, that seed already has its yield potential.” Since then he has focused on trying to help growers eliminate factors that reduce those yields, both in his time with Hagie Manufacturing and now as an account manager with RDO Equipment Co.

With John Deere’s recent acquisition...

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August 18, 2016  |  Category: Podcasts
Agriculture Technology Podcast - Episode 21: Eric Frasure, Dow AgroSciences

Agriculture Technology Podcast - Episode 21: Eric Frasure, Dow AgroSciences

Idaho native Eric Frasure has been involved in the agriculture business his entire life, starting with his childhood experiences growing up on a barley farm. After obtaining his Masters’ Degree in Weed Science at University of Nebraska, Eric went to work with Mycogen Seeds in Bismarck, North Dakota, where he partners with growers to advance their businesses through hybrid seed testing,...

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Baptiste Tripard, senseFly, on the Agriculture Technology Podcast

Baptiste Tripard, senseFly, on the Agriculture Technology Podcast

After quitting the aviation industry which was, in his words, “too slow, and full of technical standards and regulations,” aerospace engineer Baptiste Tripard entered the drone industry. Now managing director for senseFly, a leader in development and production of professional aerial imaging drones, Baptiste brings the opportunities of drone technology to customers in numerous industries,...

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Agriculture Technology Podcast - Episode 19 Available

In this episode we talk with Brock Magnuson, a product specialist based out of Missoula, Montana. He talks with us about a form of long-term agriculture, or forestry. The forestry industry uses a blend of construction equipment adapted for use in forests and technology similar to what we see in agriculture for GPS and mapping. Listen here

To learn more, contact your local RDO Equipment...

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Agriculture Technology Podcast - Episode 18 Now Available

Agriculture Technology Podcast - Episode 18 Now Available

In this episode we continue our conversation with Stephen Hegarty, precision farming manager at Vanderfield, about agriculture and precision agriculture in Australia. In this episode we focus on cotton, small grains, and sugar cane and the technologies that growers are using to be more efficient and protect the environment.You can check it out here

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Agriculture Technology Podcast - Episode 17 Now Available

This is the first episode in a series of episodes on farming and precision agriculture in Australia. We talk with Stephen Hegarty, who is the Precision Farming Manager with Vanderfield's VNET team. Vanderfield is Australia's largest John Deere dealer, and Vanderfield and RDO Equipment Co. entered into a partnership in 2012.

To learn more about Vanderfield visit their website at:...

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Agriculture Technology Podcast - Episode 13 Now Available

Agriculture Technology Podcast - Episode 13 Now Available

In this exciting episode we talk with Gary Licquia, an account manager with RDOIC. Gary specializes in UAV technology and their applications in agriculture, construction, and mining operations. In this episode he covers some of the basics of the technology and also the senseFly line of drones that RDO Equipment Co. and RDOIC support.

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Agriculture Technology Podcast - Episode 12 Now Available

In this episode we talk with Jeff Wiener, Service Support Center Manager, about RDOs unique service support center. He talks with us about how the service support center benefits RDO customers and about the technology that enables them to support customers and solve problems remotely.

Connect with RDO Equipment Co. on Twitter @rdoequipment
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Agriculture Technology Podcast - Episode 7 Now Available

Agriculture Technology Podcast - Episode 7 Now Available

In this episode we talk with Frank Toves, an Account Manager with RDO Water in Salinas, California. RDO Water is an irrigation company that specializes in using the latest in irrigation technology to improve water use and crop health in many areas of the Midwest, Southwest, and Northwest United States.

Connect with RDO Equipment Co. on twitter @rdoequipment and Nate Dorsey @RDONateDorsey...

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Agriculture Technology Podcast - Episode 5 Now Available

Agriculture Technology Podcast - Episode 5 Now Available

In episode 5 of our Agriculture Technology podcast, our guest is Alex Umpleby, a product specialist with RDO Equipment Co. based out of Hermiston, Oregon. With the spring planting season fast approaching we talk with Alex about the different Air Seeder options available from John Deere and also the SureFire Ag system for delivering nutrients at planting.

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RDO Equipment Co. Announces “Agriculture Technology” Podcast Now Available on iTunes

RDO Equipment Co. Announces “Agriculture Technology” Podcast Now Available on iTunes

RDO Equipment Co. announces the launch of its new podcast, “Agriculture Technology,” that discusses the latest products, services, and technologies in the agriculture industry.

The podcast is available for listeners on iTunes, Soundcloud, or any mobile podcasting app. Topics such as John Deere’s Harvest Mobile App and John Deere’s 9R Series tractors are among the first covered. Future...

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