Irrigation News

RDO Donates to Volunteer Fire Departments

More Than $500,000 Granted to Volunteer Fire Departments Through Community Builder Program

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RDO Equipment Co. awarded 41 grants and a total of more than $500,000 to 41 volunteer fire departments across the company footprint through a special initiative of its Community Builder program.
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RDO Employee Laurie Bush standing in front of a John Deere 644K

Females Dominating in a Male-Dominated Industry

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When Laurie Bush began working in the equipment rental industry 27 years ago, she recalls only two other females with similar roles. Today, as a 12-year Sales Professional for RDO Equipment Co. in Austin, she says it’s becoming more common to see women in the industry. And she’s not alone in that observation.
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RDO Employees holding check for CCRI

RDO Caters Taters for Charity Has Another Record-Breaking Year

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RDO Equipment Co. and R.D. Offutt Company’s annual charity luncheon, RDO Caters Taters for Charity, raised a record $81,569 for benefiting charity, CCRI.
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RDO Account Manager Sara Epps standing next to a RDO Water pickup

A Day in the Life at RDO Equipment Co. – Account Manager, Sara Epps

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From innovative new practices to tried-and-true methods used for decades, there’s no “one-size-fits-all” irrigation solution for growers these days. That’s where experts like RDO Water Account Manager, Sara Epps, come into the picture.
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RDO Employees in a John Deere Gator

Parades Provide Team Building, Community Involvement

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RDO team members get back just as much as they give when volunteering at local parades.
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RDO Water Names Frank Garcia Account Manager in Salinas

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A native of King City, Frank Garcia has nearly 20 years of agriculture and irrigation experience
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RDO employee standing next to a RDO Equipment Co. worktruck hitched to a Vermeer trailer

A Day in the Life at RDO Equipment Co. – Account Manager, Chris Stanley

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Chris Stanley has been around equipment as long as he can remember. Growing up in a small farming town and working jobs in the ranching, construction, and highway paving industries since he was out of high school, he has always been drawn to equipment.
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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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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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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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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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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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Eric Bechtold Serves as President of Montana Contractors’ Association Associates’ Board of Directors

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Eric Bechtold, General Manager of Billings, Great Falls, and Bozeman, is serving a two-year term as president of the Montana Contractor’s Association (MCA) Associates’ Board of Directors.
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Meet Three AYF Service Technician Interns

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Look around the shop at any RDO Equipment Co. store. What are you likely to see? Equipment, tools, and service technicians – in particular, male service technicians, right? It’s uncommon to see females in heavy equipment technician roles. In fact, a 2015 Catalyst report shows women make up just 1.5% of the total workforce in two major categories that include diesel engine specialists and heavy equipment technicians.
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Darrell Olson Named General Manager of RDO Equipment Co. in Washington

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RDO Equipment Co. announces Darrell Olson as General Manager of the Pasco and Sunnyside locations.
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Lakeside Store Location Exterior

RDO Equipment Co. Announces New Lakeside General Manager

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Adam Spade has been named General Manager of the RDO Equipment Co. – Lakeside store. In this role, Adam is responsible for partnering with departments to ensure customer satisfaction, leading all areas of store operations, and upholding the Core Values, vision, and mission of RDO Equipment Co.
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RDO Service Technician Matt Cancino in front of a John Deere Dozer

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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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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