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John Deere and Pessl Instruments Team Up to Create Opportunities

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John Deere recently announced an allied agreement with Pessl Instruments. Pessl Instruments developed a system that is compatible with John Deere soil moisture probes, in addition to many other moisture probes.
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North Dakota State College of Science Dedicates Agriculture Land Lab

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On Monday, June 25, North Dakota State College of Science (NDSCS) dedicated its new Kosel Family Agriculture Land Lab. The Land Lab, which consists of nearly 95 acres of farmland donated to the NDSCS Foundation, enables students to receive hands-on experience in the field to gain the skills needed for a career in agriculture.
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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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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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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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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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Top 5 Robotic Systems to Watch in Agriculture

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Robots. Are they just a thing of the future? Many in the agriculture sector agree that the industry is heading in the direction of having more technology on the farm, which could even include robots. RDO Agronomist Nate Dorsey shares his top five robotic systems to watch.
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Agriculture Technology Podcast: Nick Arndt

Nick Arndt, RDO Equipment Co., on the Agriculture Technology Podcast

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Ready for spring? Host Tony Kramer invited Nick Arndt on the latest episode of the podcast to talk about all things John Deere Lawn & Garden.
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RDO Agriculture Technology Podcast with Kelsey VanOverbeke

Kelsey Van Overbeke, WinField United, on the Agriculture Technology Podcast

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In this episode, we speak with an agronomist about how she uses the John Deere Operations Center to help growers make better decisions.
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Industry Progress Lies in Collaboration and Looking Further Ahead

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When thinking about precision agriculture technology, it’s easy to get caught up in the latest advancements. And while adopting new technology is important so to not be left behind in an ever-changing industry, it’s imperative to think of the future as well.
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Strategizing for Success in 2018

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With the ever-growing complicated nature of running an agribusiness, and the tight margins of time, money, and manpower, many may feel there’s no time to sit down, think ahead, and plan strategically – but the reality is planning is a must, especially with the knowledge, tools, and opportunities we now have available. Whether you’re a grower, agronomist, or trusted advisor, here are three key planning areas to review this year to help ensure success.
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Agriculture Technology Podcast: Brent Horner, RDO Equipment Co

Brent Horner, RDO Equipment Co., on the Agriculture Technology Podcast

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In this episode we speak with Brent Horner, a product specialist supervisor with RDO Equipment Co. based in Western North Dakota, about John Deere's Large Ag Integrated Solutions training.
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Agriculture Technology Podcast: Lacey Ridge Farms

Steve and Donald Lacey, Lacey Ridge Farms, on the Agriculture Technology Podcast

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In this episode we sit down with Lacey Ridge Farms, one of RDO Equipment Co.'s many valued customers, to discuss their 2017 farming season. Lacey Ridge Farms is a diverse operation in Minnesota, and utilized many new pieces of equipment and technology from John Deere this season.
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One Agronomist’s Most Used Apps of 2017

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Agriculture and the use of digital tools are almost inseparable today. Technology has become much more accessible and data more valuable for decision making. Mobile technology, such as smartphones and apps, have become particularly useful in agriculture.
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