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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Unique Ways Customers Are Using Gator UTVs

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Aside from the fun one can have with a Gator UTV, they’re practical, versatile machines that can be used on numerous sites, and for several tasks. In fact, Gators are being used in new and unique ways all the time. Here are five ways RDO Equipment Co. customers are using Gators that you might not have thought about.
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Access Your Future Program Strives for Equipment Excellence

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Whether you’re an accountant, office administrator, or service technician, imagine what it would have been like to work in that job role while you were still attending college. The hands-on experience would have no doubt given you an edge, both in the classroom and as you entered your first job. That’s exactly what RDO Equipment Co.’s Access Your Future (AYF) program is meant to do. For Dakota County Technical College (DCTC) in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area, partnering with the AYF program has been proven to do just that.
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From Sour to Sweet – Your Way Tree Service, Inc.

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For Jesse Montoya, founder of Your Way Tree Service, Inc. in Tarzana, CA, his business came from a tough situation he turned into a positive – lemons to lemonade, one might say.
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Team Member Day in the Life – RDO Vermeer Account Manager, Dave Steege

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We invited Dave Steege, RDO Vermeer Account Manager, to give us a behind-the-scenes look at a typical day in Northern California.
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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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