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Field Trial: Precision Application and Curve Compensation on Sprayers

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Sprayers are getting larger, often coming equipped with 120- or 132-foot booms, which can cause drastic differences in application rates on the inside and outside edges of a curve. This can result in weed, disease, or nutrient problems as product is overapplied on the inside of the boom and underapplied on the outside.
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MVI in Powell Hires George Fagan as Account Manager

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The MVI store in Powell, WY has brought on George Fagan as an Account Manager.
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John Deere at Big Iron on the Agriculture Technology Podcast

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Host Tony Kramer invited three John Deere employees on the podcast to talk about new equipment and what’s being highlighted at the show this year.
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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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Hidden Value of Purchasing from a Dealership’s Rental Fleet

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Regardless of the reason it’s needed, several factors often get in the way of companies actually pulling the trigger and making a new equipment purchase – initial cost and depreciation often at the top of the list. However, it’s important to keep in mind that a “new” addition to your fleet doesn’t have to be “new.”
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Why is marketing important? Just ask this guy.

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Peter Sortwell, the founder of Arborwell Professional Tree Management based in Hayward, California, took a huge risk in refinancing his house to start a tree care business. Failing was not an option.
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Erin Hightower, RDO Equipment Co., on the Agriculture Technology Podcast

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Host Tony Kramer invited Erin on the podcast to continue last episode’s discussion of John Deere Field Connect, specifically, the data management side, and areas including soil moisture, leaf wetness, temperature, wind speed, and rain.
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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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Why There is Much More Behind Oil Than a Price

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Proper engine oil maintenance is essential to protecting your equipment. We're sharing a few tips that will answer your questions.
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Mechanized and Multi-Functional – Vineyard Solutions from Gregoire

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Thanks to new, specialized offerings from equipment manufacturers, there are more opportunities for grape growers to mechanize practices, leading to more economical, efficient, and effective businesses.
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The story of Arborwell

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If you want to talk to someone who knows a thing or two about taking the risk to become a tree care entrepreneur, Peter Sortwell is your guy.
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Chip Lembcke, RDO Equipment Co., on the Agriculture Technology Podcast

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Host – and fellow Product Specialist – Tony Kramer invited Chip on the podcast to talk about John Deere Field Connect. From monitoring soil moisture to tracking weather data, the system is designed to help growers make timely irrigation decisions.
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Matt Smith Named Store Manager of RDO Equipment Co. in Sunnyside

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RDO Equipment Co. promotes Matt Smith to Store Manager of the Sunnyside location.
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Riverside Construction Update – August

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As the final details and finishes come together, and on the heels of a successful move-in of Vermeer from Fontana, the new RDO Equipment Co. store in Riverside is nearly complete.
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Preventing Rodents in Drip-Irrigated Strawberry Fields

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Rodents are a major concern for all strawberry growers, including those with drip irrigation systems. Pests like pocket gophers, moles, squirrels, and voles, when not properly managed, eat the plants and fruit, causing crop damage and yield loss.
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3 Ways Technology is Impacting Irrigation

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In a sense, agriculture technology is encouraging farmers to be micromanagers.
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Dr. Abbey Wick, North Dakota State University, on the Agriculture Technology Podcast

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For how in-tune she is with the crops, fields, and farmers in the Red River Valley, one might think Dr. Abbey Wick grew up in the Midwest and spent years around agriculture. Surprisingly, neither is true.
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RDO Equipment Co. Stores Host Day of Play Events

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Imagine a child getting an up-close view of the big green equipment he sees in the fields near his home. That’s just what happens at RDO Equipment Co.’s Day of Play events.
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