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Learn the Latest in UAS Technology at Drone Focus

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Agriculture. Surveying. Construction. Inspection. What do these industries have in common? UAS technology is making an impact across them all, and offering professionals new opportunities to work more economically, efficiently, and effectively.
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5 Big Reasons to Go Mini with a Vermeer Mini Skid Steer

Why the Mini Skid Steer Belongs On Your Jobsite

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From large companies to the everyday DIYer, whether general landscape work or a unique hardscape project, it’s imperative to have equipment that’s productive, versatile, and reliable. Enter the mini skid steer.
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5 Reasons to attend Drone Focus

5 Reasons Drone Focus Should Be On Your Radar

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The third-annual Drone Focus Conference is May 31-June 1 in Fargo, North Dakota. Organized by Emerging Prairie, a nonprofit organization in Fargo, this all-drones event is all about the latest in the UAS industry.
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TopNETlive Network Expansion with Topcon & RDO Integrated Controls

RDO Integrated Controls Grows Coverage of TopNETlive Network

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RDO Integrated Controls expands the Topcon TopNETlive network to 100% coverage of Fargo, ND and Moorhead, MN. Full coverage of the F-M metro area was completed with the installation and activation of three network receiver stations.
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Advancing Technology for the Paving Industry

A One-Two Punch for the Paving Industry

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Those in the asphalt paving business know that dated technology and old methods aren’t ideal. Not only can antiquated practices waste valuable time, the end results may suffer in overall quality, both hitting the business where it hurts most – the bottom line.
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Riverside Construction Update – April

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Within the last month, the new RDO Equipment Co. store in Riverside saw one of its most complex projects come to fruition – and it’s likely not what you’d expect.
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RDO Equipment Co. Innovates Service and Support with AgriSync

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RDO Equipment Co. has partnered with AgriSync to continue the organization’s tradition of providing the best service and support to area farmers. Through the AgriSync app, RDO Equipment Co.’s expert advisors can deliver additional support and problem solving remotely through any smartphone.
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How to Choose the Best International Equipment Partner

How to Choose the Best International Equipment Partner

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The equipment industry spans the globe. From Europe to Australia and everywhere in between, companies and individuals need quality equipment to farm their lands, build roads, and accomplish a variety of tasks.
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A Day in the Life at RDO Equipment Co. - Field Service Technician, Matt Cancino

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RDO Equipment Co. knows a business is all about people, and believes the most effective way to provide customers with the best service is to cultivate a consistent and strong team environment.
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How to Avoid Yield Loss Using Curve Compensation

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Planting is often considered the most important step in a farming operation. For this reason, there have been many advancements in planter technology that allow farmers to work more efficiently. For example, one strategy often used by growers is employing larger tractors and planters to cover more ground. However, larger planters come with their own challenges, such as the inconsistency in seeding rate that can happen across the rows when a planter drives along a curve.
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Riverside: March Construction Update

RDO Equipment Co. - Riverside: March Construction Update

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While the new building is really starting to take shape at RDO Equipment Co. in Riverside, the team has some exciting news to share that doesn’t involve framing, drywall, or interior HVAC rough-in.
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Bill Gross Founder of Farm Rescue What It Means to Be a Farm Rescuer

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“I wanted to be the Good Samaritan, driving around in a John Deere tractor, helping farmers who looked like they were having a tough time.” With a laugh, that’s exactly how Bill Gross describes the desire and driving force that led him to create Farm Rescue, a nonprofit organization that provides assistance to farming families experiencing unexpected crises.
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What You Want to Know About FAA Part 107 and Drones

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On June 21, 2016, the FAA announced that Part 107 Rules for UAS (Drone) Operations in the National Airspace had been finalized. The new rules went into effect on August 29, 2016, opening a door for many potential pilots interested in commercial activities using UAV
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2017 Ag Order Central Coast Requirement Changes

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Since 2012, the Central Coast Water Board has required all growers’ participation in the Agricultural Order. Recently, they announced their requirement changes for 2017.
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From Green Iron, to Yellow Iron, to the Gridiron

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It’s almost time to take the field. We’re nearing kick-off. Management is making the final roster moves to assemble a winning line-up. That’s right; it’s time for the big game. No, not that big game. The kick-off to spring is nearly here and for the equipment industry, it means machines and workers are about to take the field.
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Winter Inspections with RDO

Why Now is the Time for Annual Equipment Inspections

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Along with regular preventative maintenance, an annual, thorough inspection is among the best ways to show your equipment some love and ensure it’s in prime form for the busy season ahead. Every fleet manager, construction business owner, and equipment operator knows this but many companies simply don’t have the time or proper resources to execute a solid PM and inspection program. This is when having a trusted equipment dealership is a big advantage.
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RDO Vermeer Receives Pinnacle Dealer Award at Annual Meeting

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RDO Vermeer, part of the RDO Equipment Co. network of heavy equipment dealerships, was honored with five awards at Vermeer’s annual Dealer Year End Meeting. Among the awards received was Vermeer’s top accolade, the Pinnacle Dealer Award.
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Leap Second - What, Why?

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