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Proper Operation Tips for Backhoes

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While all the opportunity for productivity is great, getting the most productivity out of a backhoe is not about buying more attachments, filling up the bucket, or driving the machine faster around the jobsite. There are a few key, yet simple operational tips that every operator can use to get more uptime, better results, and even increased safety with backhoe operation.
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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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Building a Business in the Construction World

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RDO Equipment Co. is often thought of as an agriculture equipment dealer. Perhaps that’s because the company has deep roots in agriculture, from Ron Offutt’s days as a farmer to the very first RDO Equipment Co. store’s focus on selling and renting green iron.
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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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Texas-Sized Technology Solutions for Granbury Excavating

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Wayne Wienecke, founder of Granbury Excavating in Tolar, TX could be considered one of the earliest adopters of technology in the industry and state of Texas – and not because he simply wants the latest-and-greatest gadgets on the jobsite.
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RDO Equipment Co.'s 50th Anniversary - Celebrating Our People

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This week’s podcast is a little out of the ordinary. It features an interview with Danny Schulz, longtime employee of RDO Equipment Co. In fact, Danny has worked for RDO for more than 45 years! He currently works in the Parts Department at our Moorhead, MN location.
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RDO Equipment Co. – How it All Began

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Before Ron became an entrepreneur, the owner of his first John Deere dealership, and the founder of the entire R.D. Offutt Company enterprise, he was a farmer. It’s something that has always been in his blood and makes up some of his earliest memories.
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Mower vs. ZTR – How to Choose

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Because riding lawn mowers and ZTRs are both dependable machines that get the job done, here are the primary ways to determine which is right for you.
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3 Ways to Make Variable Rate Irrigation Work on Your Farm

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The unique crop, soil, topography, and other characteristics of every farm present a strong case that each field should be irrigated to its individual needs. Variable rate irrigation (VRI) systems offer growers the opportunity to customize water application based on specific field conditions and other unique needs of their farm.
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The Value in Demoing Equipment Before Buying

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Many trusted dealerships like RDO Equipment Co. offer the opportunity for interested equipment-seekers to see, learn about, and test machines before buying. Here’s why you should take advantage of the opportunity to demo equipment, how to make the experience successful, and what to expect at a demo.
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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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RDO Equipment Co. Named EBY Dealer in the Upper Midwest

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RDO Equipment Co. is pleased to announce the company is now an authorized EBY equipment trailer dealer in its Midwest Region, which includes 19 stores in Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, and South Dakota.
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5 Tips for Buying a Used Dozer

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From diversification to growth opportunities, there are several reasons a company would be interested in purchasing a new dozer. When a brand-new machine isn’t an option, used equipment present a great opportunity for companies to expand their fleet.
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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 podcat to talk about all things John Deere Lawn & Garden.
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