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RDO Equipment Co. – How it All Began

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Before Ron became an entrepreneur, the owner of his first John Deere dealership, and the founder of the entire R.D. Offutt Company enterprise, he was a farmer. It’s something that has always been in his blood and makes up some of his earliest memories.
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Mower vs. ZTR – How to Choose

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Because riding lawn mowers and ZTRs are both dependable machines that get the job done, here are the primary ways to determine which is right for you.
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3 Ways to Make Variable Rate Irrigation Work on Your Farm

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The unique crop, soil, topography, and other characteristics of every farm present a strong case that each field should be irrigated to its individual needs. Variable rate irrigation (VRI) systems offer growers the opportunity to customize water application based on specific field conditions and other unique needs of their farm.
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The Value in Demoing Equipment Before Buying

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Many trusted dealerships like RDO Equipment Co. offer the opportunity for interested equipment-seekers to see, learn about, and test machines before buying. Here’s why you should take advantage of the opportunity to demo equipment, how to make the experience successful, and what to expect at a demo.
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Top 5 Robotic Systems to Watch in Agriculture

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Robots. Are they just a thing of the future? Many in the agriculture sector agree that the industry is heading in the direction of having more technology on the farm, which could even include robots. RDO Agronomist Nate Dorsey shares his top five robotic systems to watch.
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RDO Equipment Co. Named EBY Dealer in the Upper Midwest

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RDO Equipment Co. is pleased to announce the company is now an authorized EBY equipment trailer dealer in its Midwest Region, which includes 19 stores in Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, and South Dakota.
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5 Tips for Buying a Used Dozer

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From diversification to growth opportunities, there are several reasons a company would be interested in purchasing a new dozer. When a brand-new machine isn’t an option, used equipment present a great opportunity for companies to expand their fleet.
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Nick Arndt, RDO Equipment Co., on the Agriculture Technology Podcast

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Ready for spring? Host Tony Kramer invited Nick Arndt on the latest episode of the podcat to talk about all things John Deere Lawn & Garden.
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RDO Experts Featuring the Level Best Attachment

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See how the Level Best attachment is used for site prep and grading, and can be equipped with various GPS, laser control, or positioning systems.
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Oregon’s Drill Diva and Her Panther Pink Drill

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Around the Willamette Valley, Oregon, Apryl Fouts is known as the “Drill Diva” by her colleagues and customers. She’s been sitting at the controls of a horizontal directional drill (HDD) for 14 years now and has taken on some of the area’s most challenging projects.
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Get the Most out of JDLink for Your Construction Fleet

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If you own or rent John Deere construction equipment, you’re likely aware of JDLink and the advantages it offers for management of those machines. But are you using it to its full potential?
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RDO Integrated Controls Announces Partnership with Wingtra Drone Company

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RDO Integrated Controls is now a partner of Wingtra, a Swiss drone company that developed, manufactures, and sells a commercial VTOL (vertical take-off and landing) drone for mapping and surveying. Per the agreement, RDO Integrated Controls stores are now offering the WingtraOne unit, as well as software and complete support.
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Kelsey Van Overbeke, WinField United, on the Agriculture Technology Podcast

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In this episode, we speak with an agronomist about how she uses the John Deere Operations Center to help growers make better decisions.
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From AYF Student to First Responder to Life Saver

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Former Access Your Future intern, Aaron Haux, serves his community as a Service Technician at RDO Equipment Co. and volunteer firefighter in Kindred, ND - and recently received an award for above-and-beyond efforts to help save a woman's life.
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Industry Progress Lies in Collaboration and Looking Further Ahead

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When thinking about precision agriculture technology, it’s easy to get caught up in the latest advancements. And while adopting new technology is important so to not be left behind in an ever-changing industry, it’s imperative to think of the future as well.
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9 Signs It's Time to Invest in a Mini Skid Steer

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Whether a rental center, landscaper, or builder, here are nine signs it's time to finally buy that mini skid steer - and why it's worth the investment.
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4 Used Equipment Trends to Watch This Year

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What's on the horizon this year that's going to impact used construction equipment? Read to find out four key areas to watch.
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Past, Present, and Potatoes - RDO Equipment Co. Acquires Evergreen Implement

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Acquisition adds stores in Coulee City, Moses Lake, Othello, Pasco, and Ritzville, WA to the RDO Equipment Co. family.
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Neil Dahlstrom, John Deere, on the Agriculture Technology Podcast

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In this special episode, we speak with Neil Dahlstrom, manager of corporate archives and history at John Deere Company, about John Deere's milestone of manufacturing tractors for 100 years. Starting with the purchase of the Waterloo Gasoline Engine Company in 1918, John Deere has had a rich history of innovation and has focused on the needs of their customers.
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What You Need to Know About Buying Equipment Internationally

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Regardless of location, companies need equipment. Buying machines for global use is a complex task – but it doesn’t have to be a complicated one, especially if working with the right equipment partner.
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