RDO Equipment Co.
4935 6th Ave. SE
Aberdeen, SD 57401
Toll Free: 800-843-1865
Sales Hours: 7:30am-5:30pm M-F, 8am-12pm S
Parts Hours: 7:30am-5:30pm M-F, 8am-12pm S
Service Hours: 7:30am-5:30pm M-F, 8am-12pm S
RDO Equipment Co. - Aberdeen, serving north eastern and north central South Dakota including the counties of Brown, Spink, Faulk, Edmunds, Hand, Clark, McPherson, Day and Marshall and south eastern North Dakota which includes the counties of Dickey, Lamoure, and Sargent, is ready and able to support all of your John Deere Agriculture equipment needs. We sell, rent, and support through parts and service, John Deere products. We also service most other brands of Agriculture equipment.
Let our knowledgeable and experienced sales and parts departments help you find the right equipment and parts for your needs. It is our objective to provide you with the right piece of equipment. We keep our shelves stocked so you get the right parts when you need them. Our Parts department is on call 24/7.
Our superior service department knows that downtime is costly. By certifying our technicians through the most up-to-date John Deere training, we are able to get your equipment back up and running as quickly as possible. Call us day or night for your service needs.
At Aberdeen, we custom build hoses when they are broken! When you need customized hydraulic hose repair with quick turn-around time, visit your local Aberdeen store. We have the hoses and fittings to supply all industries. Our team is trained by our manufacturer Parker Hoses on how to trouble-shoot and repair what you need. So, when a hose breaks and you need it replaced quickly, the Aberdeen team is here to help. Learn more about our hydraulic hose repair services.
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RDO Equipment Co. has teamed up with Sentera, a UAV-focused company offering image and data solutions for drones. The new partnership enhances current UAV products and support offered by RDO Equipment Co., and extends the opportunity for the technology to more customers, primarily in the agriculture industry, and also to those in the construction, infrastructure, and public safety industries....Read more
The Aberdeen, Redfield, and Webster stores each held combine clinics that focused on basic Preventative Maintenance and how to keep equipment running through the season.
Other topics covered by the Precision Ag team included the Go Harvest App, Harvest Mobile, and Machine Sync. “We wanted customers to understand how they can use technology to really improve their equipment’s performance,”...Read more
Day of Play Events Held in Aberdeen, Casselton, and Moorhead
Three Midwest Ag stores held John Deere Day of Play events over the past few months. While each event was unique, they all shared the same mission – provide a fun-filled day for the whole family.
Roughly 450 people attended Aberdeen’s Day of Play event and they raised $375 for the local Boys & Girls Club of Aberdeen....Read more
Spring in the Midwest means one thing for farmers: planting. For the past several years, the Aberdeen, Redfield, and Webster stores have teamed up to offer customers a beneficial clinic to help prepare them for the planting season. These clinics focus on equipment optimization and the latest technology solutions available for the type of equipment the customer will be utilizing.
In late...Read more
South Dakota State University was home to this year’s SD State FFA Convention. Aberdeen team members Brian Bjordal, Store Manager, and Taylor Gosch, Parts Manager, attended the opening awards ceremony and helped present Proficiency awards on behalf of John Deere for categories of Forest Management and Products; Landscape Management; and Turf Grass Management. RDO Equipment Co. was also...Read more
Linda Hansen, Parts Administrator, etired from RDO Equipment Co. after more than 36 years. An Open House was held in her honor on February 20. The community was invited to come into the store to wish Linda well and enjoy refreshments.
Linda started her career in 1978 in the service department, back when the John Deere dealership in town was Brown County Implement. She transitioned to a parts...Read more
CADsoft Consulting Announces partnership with RDO Integrated Controls
Representing innovative positioning technology solutions in the construction industry dedicated to Building Information Modeling (BIM)
FARGO, ND – CADsoft Consulting Inc., a proven leader in the implementations of Design and Construction technologies for the last 24 years, announced that they have signed a joint venture...Read more
Brian Bjordal has been named Store Manager in Aberdeen. Brian joined RDO Equipment Co. one year ago as the Webster Store Manager. He previously worked at Walmart for 23 years, with the last 11 as the Walmart Store Manager in Aberdeen.
“Brian brings a wealth of customer service experience,” commented Brook Stephens, Regional General Manager. “Brian has made an immediate impact to our stores...Read more
Each year the Aberdeen Chamber of Commerce sponsors the Abby Awards. These are 10 awards that recognize a business or organization for their work in a certain area.
At the 2014 Abby Awards, RDO Equipment Co. was selected for Community Involvement – Business.
Community Involvement—Business: Exceptional performance in its support of arts and culture, sports, education, voluntary groups,...Read more
Throughout the month of August and September, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge dominated the social media scene. If you’re unfamiliar with the challenge, here’s how it worked:
1. You are nominated (by a friend, colleague, family member, business)
2. You have two options – accept the challenge by dumping a bucket of ice water over your head and making a small donation to the ALS Association, OR...Read more
Aberdeen, Casselton and Moorhead stores held Day of Play/Drive Green events this summer.
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...Read more
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...Read more
To prepare for the summer mowing season, the Aberdeen store held operator training for the South Dakota Department of Transportation. They are currently leasing 17 John Deere tractors for the summer.
More than 30 operators attended the training. Ryan Kraft, Service Technician; Taylor Gosch, Account Manager; and Andrew Balgaard, Account Manager, went through the daily maintenance and the...Read more
For several years, the South Dakota agriculture stores (Aberdeen, Redfield, and Webster) have held a Spring Planting Clinic. They typically held three consecutive clinics at each of the stores. This year, the team decided to host one clinic at an offsite location. The day’s event featured a large class for planter optimization and maintenance in the morning, and then breakouts in the afternoon...Read more
The RDO Equipment Co. agriculture locations in Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota have been recognized as FFA Star Partners for 2014. This program allows businesses to contribute to the growth and development of FFA leadership activities and agriculture education curriculum.
Someone who benefited from the agriculture education curriculum is Kody Liebenow, Service Technician in...Read more
The Ronald McDonald House is an organization that many of our stores have become involved in, whether it has been volunteering their time to prepare a meal, donating a meal, or donating overall funds.
This past month, the Aberdeen store gave back to the Ronald McDonald House in Sioux Falls, SD (which is their nearest Ronald McDonald House). The store provided a meal, which included pulled...Read more
Aberdeen Employee Celebrates 30 Years of Service
Bob Schmidt, Account Manager, celebrated 30 Years of Service on Thursday, November 7, with a customer Open House at the store. Bob has spent all 30 years in the Aberdeen store in a sales role, but prior to joining the Aberdeen store (previously Brown County Implement), he worked at Brost Implement in Ellendale, ND. He drove truck and worked...Read more
JD Kessler Named Regional Sales Manager for Aberdeen and Webster
JD Kessler has recently been named Regional Sales Manager for Aberdeen and Webster, SD locations. JD has spent five years with RDO Equipment Co. He started his career in Midwest Ag before moving to Northern California as a Vermeer Account Manager and Sales Manager. He most recently served as a Core Accounts Account Manager in...Read more
The Aberdeen store received the Bridge Builder Award from the Aberdeen Chamber. They were nominated for the award along with companies such as Avera St. Lukes, Sanford Health, Wheat Growers, and many others.
The Bridge Builder Award is presented to a business or organization demonstrating exceptional performance in collaboration between students from area educational institutions and their...Read more
Brook Stephens has been named Regional General Manager of South Dakota. He will oversee operations in Aberdeen, Redfield, and Webster.
Stephens started his career with Spink County Equipment in 1990 as a Service Technician. In 2004, Spink County Equipment was acquired by RDO Equipment Co. Since working for RDO Equipment Co., Brook has served in several management roles including Service...Read more
Aberdeen Hosts John Deere Day of Play Event
At the 2012 Parts and Service Expo, John Deere presented attendees with the Day of Play concept. It’s a unique way to get families into the store for a fun event and see what kinds of neat things John Deere has available for kids.
Aberdeen decided to host a Day of Play event on June 28. They started by sending postcards and an e-blast to all...Read more
Aberdeen Hosts Daycare Group
The Aberdeen store hosted two groups of Kindergarten-age children from the local YMCA daycare. Each group included 15 kids. The visitors were given a tour of the Parts and Service Departments, and then had the chance to climb into a 624K Wheel Loader and 9560RT tractor.
In addition, Aberdeen team members shared with the kids how crops are grown and what each...Read more
Terry Lacher Celebrates 30 Years of Service
Terry Lacher, Product Specialist Supervisor, celebrated 30 Years of Service in May. Terry has served in parts, service, and management roles throughout his time with RDO Equipment Co. In his current role as Product Specialist Supervisor, he is responsible for training, support, and product experience for John Deere’s newest agriculture equipment...Read more
Nick Kallhoff Named Aberdeen Parts Manager
Nick Kallhoff has been named Parts Manager in Aberdeen. Nick joined the company roughly one year ago as the Ag Service Advisor. Nick grew up on a family farm in Nebraska and spent several years working at a dealership in both Parts and Service roles. After leaving the dealership, he gained more than 10 years in retail and leadership roles.
Aberdeen Hosts Event to Celebrate Three Employees’ Years of Service; Ron and Christi Offutt Featured Speakers at NSU
The Aberdeen store had a busy day on February 19. Ron Offutt and Christi Offutt were in town to help three employees celebrate a combined 115 years of service and were also the featured speakers at Northern State University (NSU), located in Aberdeen.
Roughly 150...Read more
Employees Receive Top Contributor at NDIDA Leadership Seminar
Ryan Hanson, Aberdeen Account Manager, and Mitch Strehlow, Moorhead Service Advisor, received Top Contributor at “Mastering Leadership Skills – I Seminar.” This course is sponsored by the North Dakota Implement Dealers Association (NDIDA).
This course is a series of six monthly two-day sessions and gives a comprehensive overview...Read more
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