Irrigation News

RDO Service Technician sitting at a computer next to a piece of Vermeer equipment

Members of RDO Equipment Co. Pioneer Vermeer Corporation’s Certification Program

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In the equipment world, leading companies know the value good care has on a fleet. From daily checks to thorough preventative maintenance, and all the way up to troubleshooting, diagnosing, and repair, proper equipment management is no small task.
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A Unique Solution for the Solar Industry

Vermeer’s PD10 Pile Driver and Carlson’s PDGrade Machine Guidance Create a Unique Solution for the Solar Industry

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Look around and you’ll see innovation is alive and well in the construction industry, particularly in solar field construction.
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Two RDO Employees walk along a row of John Deere Combines & Tractors

A 3-Step Approach to Interseeding Cover Crops

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As growers continue to search for opportunities to create healthier soils and increase yields, more trusted advisors and farmers are looking to interseeding cover crops.
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Rick Avery with Cake and TV celebrating his years of service

RDO Equipment Co. Employee Celebrates 45 Years of Service

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Rick Avery, Lead Parts Specialist at RDO Equipment Co. in Redfield, SD is celebrating his 45-year anniversary at the store.
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Agriculture Technology Podcast: John Deere Financial

David Davis and Jim Howard, John Deere Financial, on the Agriculture Technology Podcast

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Host Tony Kramer invited David and Jim on the podcast to talk about John Deere Financial, specifically, the Multi-Use Account, and how it helps farmers get what they need and get into the field.
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Saul Amezquita Named Store Manager of RDO Equipment Co. and RDO Water in Indio

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RDO Equipment Co. has promoted Saul Amezquita to Store Manager of the Indio store.
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Valley Irrigation System near a highway

MVI Celebrates 25 Years of Irrigation Solutions and Support

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25 years ago, Bobby Kempenich had an idea. An idea to launch a business that combined his knowledge of irrigation equipment, a partnership with a local farming operation, and his passion to deliver the best service to farmers.
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10 Changes to the Central Coast Ag Order

The Central Coast Ag Order Changed – What You Need to Know

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Since 2012, the Central Coast Water Board has required all growers participate in the Agriculture Order (Ag Order R3-2012-0011) or risk penalties of up to a $10,000 fine, per day until the operation is in compliance.
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CCRI Group photo with donut cake

CCRI Named Benefiting Charity of RDO Caters Taters for Charity 2017

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RDO Equipment Co. and parent company, R.D. Offutt Company, are pleased to announce CCRI as this year’s benefiting charity of RDO Caters Taters for Charity.
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Ramon Beltran Store Manager Promotion Headshot

Ramon Beltran Promoted to Store Manager of RDO Equipment Co. in Imperial

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RDO Equipment Co. announces Ramon Beltran as Store Manager of its Imperial store.
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Day in the Life with RDO Product Specialist Tony Kramer

A Day in the Life at RDO Equipment Co. – Product Specialist, Tony Kramer

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Technology is changing the equipment industry. In the agriculture world, growers need a partner who understands both their needs and the capabilities precision technology offers to do the job better. Enter RDO Equipment Co. Ag Product Specialist, Tony Kramer.
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Riverside, CA Store Location under Construction

Riverside Construction Update – June

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Parts and sales are up and running out of the new RDO Equipment Co. store in Riverside, with finishing touches, including additional inventory and signage, continuing through the month.
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Navigating a New World – UAV Technology in Agriculture

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As the technology has become more affordable and easier to use, farmers and service providers have become more interested in integrating UAVs into their businesses. When considering what kind of drone to purchase and begin using, ask yourself the following three questions.
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Diesel Exhaust Fluid FAQs

10 Questions and Answers About Diesel Exhaust Fluid

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Everyone who owns or operates heavy equipment has likely heard of Diesel Exhaust Fluid, or DEF. Yet not everyone is fully aware of what exactly it is, what it does, and how it fits into an existing operation. Fortunately, for every question about DEF, there’s an answer.
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RDO Hermiston Store Location

Hermiston Team Member Earns John Deere University Degree

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Jamie Newton, Service Technician at RDO Equipment Co. in Hermiston, earned the Master Service Technician degree from John Deere University (JDU). A web-based learning portal for dealership employees, JDU offers technicians the opportunity to grow their equipment knowledge and advance their skills working with agricultural machines.
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Agriculture Technology Podcast: Flight Pros

Joey Schmit, Flight Pros, on the Agriculture Technology Podcast

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Not many people can say disc golf and the prestigious Masters Golf Tournament inspired them to make a career move but those are the exact sparks that ignited Joey Schmit’s fire to start his drone services company, Flight Pros. An elementary school teacher by trade, Joey turned his hobby in a budding industry into a company that provides complete aerial imagery and data services to clients.
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Dozer dumping trees into a horizontal grinder

Optimizing Operation of Your Grinder

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Day in and day out, horizontal and tub grinders are put to the test. Wood, compost, recyclables, and waste of all types are thrown at these machines, with the expectation that a precise finished product will come out on the other side.
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Recap: Drone Focus 2017

Ready for Takeoff – RDO Equipment Co. Flies High at Drone Focus Conference

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On May 31, drone users, UAS enthusiasts, and those brand-new to the industry gathered in Fargo, ND for the third-annual Drone Focus Conference. The two-day event brought together hobbyists and professionals to learn, share ideas, and connect.
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Agriculture Technology Podcast: Precision Farming Dealer

Jack Zemlicka, Precision Farming Dealer, on the Agriculture Technology Podcast

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On every episode of this podcast, host Tony Kramer invites an industry guest for a conversation about his or her area of expertise in the field of agriculture technology – until now.
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Three Tips for First Time Lawn Mower Owners

Three Tips for First-Time Lawn Mower Owners

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You don’t have to spend countless hours online researching before you head to the store and, once you get there, you won’t be left to go at it alone. Just be ready to answer the three basic questions a helpful salesperson will ask.
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