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Breaking down big data

A Smaller Approach to Big Data

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It seems there’s no shortage of the amount of data and the type of data that can be collected. One of the biggest challenges with big data is how to get value from it.
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Teaming Up for Kids

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Sometimes, the stars align. Such was the case with Waste Wood Recyclers, the Burnsville – VER team, and a charity event known as Log A Load For Kids.
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Supporting our Customers -and our Locations- Drives the Field Support Office

Supporting our Customers – and Our Locations – Drives the Field Support Office

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Most large organizations that have a global presence and dozens of locations around the United States need a place to call “home,” and RDO Equipment Co. is no different.
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RDO Equipment Co. Partners with Red River Zoo for Ag Adventure Day

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On Saturday, July 14, children were invited to take part in a special agriculture-focused day at the Red River Zoo in Fargo, ND. The event featured exhibits, games, and other activities designed to help children learn about agriculture in a fun, interactive environment.
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Agriculture Technology Podcast: John Deere StarFire GPS with Terry Pickett

Agriculture Technology Podcast: John Deere StarFire GPS With Terry Pickett

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In this episode we speak with Terry Pickett, ISG Advanced Engineering Manager for John Deere Company. Terry has been involved with many innovative products geared around precision agriculture and GPS solutions from John Deere, including the development of the StarFire and guidance systems.
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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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P&T Enterprises Leads with Unique Organic Citrus Operation

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After years in the industry, Pat Dockstader had seen the ups-and-downs of the alfalfa market and decided diversification was necessary to protect P&T Enterprises from these economic ebbs and flows. He also wanted to do something unique to set the company apart from other growers. So 13 years ago, he took a chance and entered into a partnership that expanded P&T Enterprises into a new area and crop: citrus – particularly, organic citrus.
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Don't let Good Diesel Exhaust Fluid Go Bad

What Happens When Good Diesel Exhaust Fluid Goes Bad

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Following these seven tips is a good starting point to ensure your good DEF doesn’t go bad.
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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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Added Peace of Mind for Vermeer Equipment

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For a business to thrive, equipment needs to experience as little downtime as possible, making service and support equally as important as the machines themselves.
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RDO Equipment Co. and Topcon Partner to Host Technology Roadshows

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The latest technology for heavy equipment was featured at the first of three Topcon Technology Roadshows this summer, June 13 and 14 in Bozeman. More are scheduled this summer.
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RDO IC Employees fly a UAV drone over a John Deere Motorgrader

RDO Experts Featuring UAV Mapping Technology

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Our portfolio of UAV products and systems are designed to create a more efficient and productive workflow for our customers.
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Partnering and Expanding with Vermeer

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While people often know that RDO Equipment Co. started out as a John Deere dealer, some are not aware of RDO’s deep, long-standing relationship selling and servicing products from Vermeer Corporation.
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Agriculture Technology Podcast: Big Data with Terry Griffin, Part 1

Agriculture Technology Podcast: Big Data With Terry Griffin, Part 1

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Join Tony Kramer this week as he talks with Dr. Terry Griffin, Cropping Systems Economist at Kansas State University. Dr. Griffin fills us in on what Big Data and IOT are, and how those in the agriculture industry can leverage this information on the farm.
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Questions about Drip Irrigation Design

What You Need to Ask Your Drip Irrigation Designer

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Drip irrigation has grown in popularity as growers continue to look to conserve water and other resources. The idea of greater water use efficiency (WUE) and resource use efficiency (RUE) is enticing growers, while the expectation of greater yields, a proven benefit of drip irrigation systems, is further making the case. Once it has been decided to convert a field to drip, growers can expect many questions from the irrigation company designing the system – and it’s equally important growers ask questions of their own. Here are the key questions to ask a drip irrigation designer.
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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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Great Plains Food Bank Named Benefiting Charity of RDO Caters Taters 2018

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We're pleased to announce Great Plains Food Bank as this year’s benefiting charity of RDO Caters Taters for Charity. The annual potato luncheon will be held Tuesday, November 20, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Delta Hotels by Marriott Fargo.
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GPS, Machine Control, and Technology FAQs

How the Solutions Center Solves GPS, Machine Control, and Technology Issues

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Made up of a group of expert team members, the RDO Solutions Center is comprised of Technical Support, 3D Modeling, and Mobile Mapping. The Technical Support team provides phone support for Topcon, Carlson, and other partner brands, in addition to supplemental field trainings. The team quickly solves challenges, troubleshoots, and gets customers back up and running fast.
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Agriculture Technology Podcast: Talking UAVs and Software with Sentera

Talking UAVs And Software With Sentera

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In this episode Tony Kramer sits down with Zach Frappier from Sentera to discuss these updates and the tools that Sentera has developed to help farmers and consultants be successful.
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RDO Experts Featuring Topcon Intelligent Compaction

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RDOIC Expert Dan Wiese details Topcon Positioning Group's intelligent compaction system.
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