About RDO

Partnerships. Gratitude. Vision.
But RDO Equipment Co. is about more than just words. 
It’s about building a company as reliable as the machines it sells. 
It’s about creating a legacy and vision for the future.
It’s about a commitment to customers and communities, partners and team members. 

Read on or watch the video to learn more about the story behind RDO Equipment Co.

The year is 1968. 26-year-old potato farmer, Ron Offutt, is farming alongside his father in Moorhead, MN, operating John Deere equipment rented from the local dealership in nearby Casselton, ND. 

The same year, Ron purchased that agriculture equipment store and grew it into a company with more than 75 stores in nine states, selling and supporting agriculture, construction, environmental, irrigation, positioning, and surveying equipment from leading manufacturers including John Deere, Vermeer, and Topcon. Today, RDO Equipment Co. also has partnerships in Africa, Australia, Mexico, Russia, and Ukraine, making it a total solutions provider and partner to customers around the globe – those who build, feed, and support our communities.

The RDO Equipment Co. story is rooted in a commitment to its Core Values and Stakeholders. It’s one that celebrates the past 50 years and strives for continued excellence for the years to come.

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