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Vermeer Confidence Plus

Added Peace of Mind for Vermeer Equipment

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For a business to thrive, equipment needs to experience as little downtime as possible, making service and support equally as important as the machines themselves.
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Agriculture Technology Podcast: Big Data with Terry Griffin, Part 2

Agriculture Technology Podcast: Big Data With Terry Griffin, Part 2

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Catch Part 2 of a Big Data discussion, featuring Terry Griffin.
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RDO Employee operates a monitor within a John Deere tractor

Helpful Guides for John Deere Gen4 Display

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The Precision Ag team at RDO Equipment Co. brings you an in-depth video series for your John Deere Gen4 Display.
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RDO IC Employees fly a UAV drone over a John Deere Motorgrader

RDO Experts Featuring UAV Mapping Technology

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Our portfolio of UAV products and systems are designed to create a more efficient and productive workflow for our customers.
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Agriculture Technology Podcast: Big Data with Terry Griffin, Part 1

Agriculture Technology Podcast: Big Data With Terry Griffin, Part 1

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Join Tony Kramer this week as he talks with Dr. Terry Griffin, Cropping Systems Economist at Kansas State University. Dr. Griffin fills us in on what Big Data and IOT are, and how those in the agriculture industry can leverage this information on the farm.
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Questions about Drip Irrigation Design

What You Need to Ask Your Drip Irrigation Designer

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Drip irrigation has grown in popularity as growers continue to look to conserve water and other resources. The idea of greater water use efficiency (WUE) and resource use efficiency (RUE) is enticing growers, while the expectation of greater yields, a proven benefit of drip irrigation systems, is further making the case. Once it has been decided to convert a field to drip, growers can expect many questions from the irrigation company designing the system – and it’s equally important growers ask questions of their own. Here are the key questions to ask a drip irrigation designer.
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Agriculture Technology Podcast: In the Cab - ExactEmerge Planter

In The Cab - ExactEmerge Planter, on the Agriculture Technology Podcast

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Planting season is finally here, so podcast host Tony Kramer sat down with Caleb Seger, a Product Specialist with RDO Equipment Co., in the cab of a John Deere 8370R tractor pulling an ExactEmerge planter.
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GPS, Machine Control, and Technology FAQs

How the Solutions Center Solves GPS, Machine Control, and Technology Issues

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Made up of a group of expert team members, the RDO Solutions Center is comprised of Technical Support, 3D Modeling, and Mobile Mapping. The Technical Support team provides phone support for Topcon, Carlson, and other partner brands, in addition to supplemental field trainings. The team quickly solves challenges, troubleshoots, and gets customers back up and running fast.
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Agriculture Technology Podcast: Talking UAVs and Software with Sentera

Talking UAVs And Software With Sentera

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In this episode Tony Kramer sits down with Zach Frappier from Sentera to discuss these updates and the tools that Sentera has developed to help farmers and consultants be successful.
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RDO Experts Featuring Topcon Intelligent Compaction

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RDOIC Expert Dan Wiese details Topcon Positioning Group's intelligent compaction system.
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Unique Ways Customers are Using Gator UTVs

Unique Ways Customers Are Using Gator UTVs

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Aside from the fun one can have with a Gator UTV, they’re practical, versatile machines that can be used on numerous sites, and for several tasks. In fact, Gators are being used in new and unique ways all the time. Here are five ways RDO Equipment Co. customers are using Gators that you might not have thought about.
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RDO Service technicians standing in front of the RDO Equipment Co. sign

Access Your Future Program Strives for Equipment Excellence

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Whether you’re an accountant, office administrator, or service technician, imagine what it would have been like to work in that job role while you were still attending college. The hands-on experience would have no doubt given you an edge, both in the classroom and as you entered your first job. That’s exactly what RDO Equipment Co.’s Access Your Future (AYF) program is meant to do. For Dakota County Technical College (DCTC) in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area, partnering with the AYF program has been proven to do just that.
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From Sour to Sweet- Your Way Tree Service, Inc.

From Sour to Sweet – Your Way Tree Service, Inc.

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For Jesse Montoya, founder of Your Way Tree Service, Inc. in Tarzana, CA, his business came from a tough situation he turned into a positive – lemons to lemonade, one might say.
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Dave Steege standing next to a piece of Vermeer equipment

Team Member Day in the Life – RDO Vermeer Account Manager, Dave Steege

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We invited Dave Steege, RDO Vermeer Account Manager, to give us a behind-the-scenes look at a typical day in Northern California.
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Agriculture Technology Podcast: The Economics of Precision Ag with the USDA

The Economics of Precision Ag with the USDA

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In this episode we speak with David Schimmelpfennig, a senior economist with the USDA's Economic Research Service. Much of his research has focused on precision agriculture adoption throughout the country, and he shares some their findings on the economics of precision agriculture technology on the farm.
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John Deere Excavator moving rock next to a dirt road

Texas-Sized Technology Solutions for Granbury Excavating

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Wayne Wienecke, founder of Granbury Excavating in Tolar, TX could be considered one of the earliest adopters of technology in the industry and state of Texas – and not because he simply wants the latest-and-greatest gadgets on the jobsite.
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Agriculture Technology Podcast: Danny Schulz - Moorhead, MN

RDO Equipment Co.'s 50th Anniversary - Celebrating Our People

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This week’s podcast is a little out of the ordinary. It features an interview with Danny Schulz, longtime employee of RDO Equipment Co. In fact, Danny has worked for RDO for more than 45 years! He currently works in the Parts Department at our Moorhead, MN location.
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John Deere Mower vs. ZTR

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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Incorporating Variable Rate Irrigation

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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Why to Demo Equipment before Buying

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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