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Founded in 1968, RDO Equipment Co. sells and support agriculture, construction, environmental, positioning, surveying, and irrigation equipment from manufacturers including John Deere, Vermeer, and Topcon. With more than 75 locations across the United States, including partnerships in Russia, Ukraine, and Australia, RDO Equipment Co. is a total solutions provider.

Founded in 1968, RDO Equipment Co. sells and support agriculture, construction, environmental, positioning, surveying, and irrigation equipment from manufacturers including John Deere, Vermeer, and Topcon. With more than 75 locations across the United States, including partnerships in Russia, Ukraine, and Australia, RDO Equipment Co. is a total solutions provider.
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Founded in 1968, RDO Equipment Co. sells and support agriculture, construction, environmental, positioning, surveying, and irrigation equipment from manufacturers including John Deere, Vermeer, and Topcon. With more than 75 locations across the United States, including partnerships in Russia, Ukraine, and Australia, RDO Equipment Co. is a total solutions provider.

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Episodes

Ep. 102 Connected Support

10/9/2019
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Protecting your machine investment and maximizing uptime is everyone’s goal. RDO Equipment Co. makes this goal more achievable with our Connected Support packages. Our team monitors your machine’s health alerts to help you protect your investment and keep you up and running. Sometimes it helps to have an extra set of eyes on your side doing one thing and one thing only: watching the health and performance of your machines while they work. Here's how it works: 1. A machine health alert is...

Duration:00:13:45

Agriculture Technology Podcast: A Closer Look: Big Iron 2019

9/25/2019
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Another Big Iron Farm Show has come and gone, but in our latest podcast, we’re recapping some of our highlights of the show. Host Tony Kramer shares some of the key takeaways from the show in interviews with John Deere, Summers Manufacturing, SEKO, and Manitou. Take a listen and let us know – which product or equipment display piqued your interest? ----------------------------------------------------- Learn More: Tune in as we share the latest in agriculture technology by subscribing to our...

Duration:00:11:39

Ep. 100 - Celebrating 100 Episodes

9/11/2019
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Thank you. That’s the theme of our latest podcast. We hit a big one – 100 episodes, and this is one milestone that deserves to be celebrated. And that’s just what we did – by saying thanks. Thank you to our guests. Without you, this podcast wouldn’t have quality information to share with our listeners. Thank you to the team members who help produce and create the episodes each month. But most of all, thank you to our listeners. What started as a dream to share information has grown into a...

Duration:00:12:11

Ep. 99 Orchard Technology

8/28/2019
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The refreshing crisp of an apple. There’s nothing quite like it, right? But before you take a bite of that Red Delicious or Grannysmith, have you ever considered how this apple came to be? And how technology may have played a role? Tune in to our latest episode – Ep. 99 – as Jason Kreps, Regional Sales Manager in the Northwest provides insight on the technologies currently being used in orchards in Washington and Oregon. ------------------------------------------------------------ Learn...

Duration:00:18:47

Ep. 98 Precision Terrain Solutions

8/14/2019
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Precision Terrain Solutions developed T3RRA Cutta™ (T3C) and T3RRA Design™ (T3D) to specifically address land forming problems and generate solutions. T3C & T3D enhance and extend John Deere iGrade™ and together, they offer a complete land forming solution for contractors and farmers. T3RRA Cutta™ is the in-cab land forming software which operates as a stand-alone data collection, processing, and design program. T3RRA Design™ is a fully-featured desktop software for the more complicated land...

Duration:00:25:47

Ep. 97 SureFire Ag Systems, Pt 2

7/31/2019
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Increase mixing speeds. Increase accuracy. These were challenges that many growers were facing – and they came to SureFire Ag Systems for a solution. Enter QuickDraw. QuickDraw is an automated spray tender system engineered by SureFire Ag Systems. In Part 2 of our conversation with SureFire Ag Systems, host Tony Kramer and guest Blaine Ginther talk more about spray systems and solutions. Learn More: Tune in as we share the latest in agriculture technology by subscribing to our podcast on...

Duration:00:16:39

Ep. 96 SureFire Ag Systems, Pt 1

7/17/2019
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SureFire Ag specializes in solutions for the control and application of liquid and dry fertilizer, seed, and chemical. Based in Atwood Kansas, this entrepreneurial company believes in farming smarter – not harder, and offers solutions ranging from simple, standard single-product liquid fertilizer application systems to more complex, custom-designed systems. In Part 1 of our latest podcast episode, host Tony Kramer invites Blaine Ginther with SureFire Ag Systems to provide background on the...

Duration:00:27:27

Ep. 95 Greentronics

7/3/2019
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Meet Greentronics. They design and manufacture electronic control products for use in agriculture. Their products help growers do a better job on their farms, understand how their crop is performing, and ensuring their equipment is working smart. These products range in solutions for sprayers, yield monitors, to tilt control. Bill Menkveld and Richard Bishop from Greentronics join host Tony Kramer on Episode 95. ---------------------------------------------------------- Learn More: Take a...

Duration:00:30:32

Ep. 94 Precision Agriculture Adoption

6/19/2019
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Dr. Bruce Erickson, Education Distance and Outreach Director at Purdue Agronomy, joins host Tony Kramer on another episode of the Agriculture Technology Podcast to discuss the Dealer Precision Survey. But this week’s episode is focused on Precision Ag Adoption. What is the research telling us? What is the data pointing to? And what are the experts saying? Bruce and Tony discuss all that and more in Episode #94. ----------------------------------------- Learn More: Take a listen to all our...

Duration:00:33:29

Ep. 93 Dealer Precision Survey

6/5/2019
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Dr. Bruce Erickson, Education Distance and Outreach Director at Purdue Agronomy, joins host Tony Kramer on the latest episode of the Agriculture Technology Podcast to discuss the Dealer Precision Survey. Purdue University, in partnership with CropLife magazine, surveys crop input dealers regarding their use of precision ag services. It is the longest-running, continuous survey of precision agriculture practices in the U.S. Dr. Erickson’s extensive background in agriculture, agronomy, and...

Duration:00:27:33

Ep. 92 Precision Ag Tech with Jason Ward, NC State University

5/22/2019
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In our latest episode, Jason Ward is an Assistant Professor at NC State and is sharing a different take on precision ag - and more specifically, precision ag in the cotton industry. Jason and his team at NC State discuss their recent research projects, how cotton growers are using technology in their fields today, and what they see on the horizon in the precision tech space. Looking for more things cotton Jason points to the Cotton Cultivate site as an excellent one....

Duration:00:31:13

Ep. 91 IrrigationTech

5/8/2019
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What kind of irrigation technology are growers utilizing today? Paul McFadden, RDO Water, joins host Tony Kramer to discuss what today's growers are using in their fields, along with the water challenges they're facing. Take a listen to all our episodes by visiting our website's Podcast page, or tune in wherever you listen to podcasts (SoundCloud, Stitcher, iTunes, and more). Have a story idea or a precision ag topic we should highlight? Connect with us on social media: Instagram | Facebook...

Duration:00:26:19

Ep. 90 Orbis Mesh

4/24/2019
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Orbis Mesh Network, founded in 2018, is focused on building a sustainable, wireless, and efficient world using Mesh Network technology. Orbis Mesh Network technology leaves cables and airtime charges in the past. Using a decentralized signal independent of telecommunication networks, devices relay data and commands through a network built solely by the devices. This system can be scaled up to hundreds of meters and is accessible from a single point. But how? The technology builds a stable,...

Duration:00:22:48

Ep. 89 Pheasants Forever And Precision Ag

4/10/2019
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Ep. 89 Pheasants Forever and Precision Ag Pheasants Forever + Agriculture might not be the first combination you think of, but their similarities are far greater than one might expect. Tanner Bruce, Ag and Conservation Programs Manager at Pheasants Forever, joins podcast host Tony Kramer to talk conservation, precision farming, and the new partnership with Pheasants Forever and John Deere. View the entire transcript of this week’s episode on our website: Learn more about the partnership with...

Duration:00:27:02

Ep. 88 2019 International Sugarbeet Institute

3/27/2019
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In this episode we visit with showgoers and exhibitors at the 2019 International Sugarbeet Institute, an annual farm show centered on sugarbeets in North Dakota. Many new precision agriculture technologies are finding their way into sugarbeet production. Visit www.rdoequipment.com to learn more, and follow RDO Equipment Co. on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

Duration:00:17:17

Ep. 87 Precision Ag Specialist Certification

3/13/2019
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In this episode we learn about the American Society of Agronomy's (ASA) new Precision Ag Specialist certification (PASp) from guests Chris Boomsma and Luther Smith from ASA. The new program was recently launched, and is a way for new or existing Certified Crop Advisers (CCAs)to demonstrate their knowledge of precision agriculture. The first PASp exam was held in February 2019, and will be offered twice a year. To learn more, visit www.agronomy.org or www.certifiedcropadviser.org. Please...

Duration:00:24:54

Ep. 86 MN Millennial Farmer

2/27/2019
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In this episode we hear from Zach Johnson, aka "MN Millennial Farmer". Zach has been advocating for agriculture by sharing an inside look of his farm on his YouTube Vlog. In doing so, he hopes to help consumers better understand where their food comes from, dispel myths, and help them learn about the agriculture lifestyle. We're trying something new for this podcast episode by also posting an animated video version of this show on YouTube. The video can be found by clicking on the following...

Duration:00:26:45

Ep. 85 State Of Water Pt. 2

2/13/2019
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In this episode we continue our conversation with Paul McFadden, Director of Purchasing with RDO Water. Paul has a strong background in irrigation from his accomplished career in the industry and involvement with many other organizations. With the ever-increasing importance of water in agriculture, finding ways to improve efficiency and use technology to better manage resources is going to become more important in the future. Learn more by visiting www.rdoequipment.com/irrigation/home

Duration:00:18:33

Ep. 84 State Of Water Pt. 1

1/30/2019
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In this episode we hear from Paul McFadden, Director of Purchasing with RDO Water. Paul has a strong background in irrigation from his accomplished career in the industry and involvement with many other organizations. With the ever-increasing importance of water in agriculture, finding ways to improve efficiency and use technology to better manage resources is going to become more important in the future. Learn more by visiting www.rdoequipment.com/irrigation/home Also, be sure to connect...

Duration:00:14:29

Ep. 83 Field Trials At The NDSCS Land Lab Pt. 2

1/16/2019
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In part 2 of this series, Tony Kramer continues his conversation with Jake Mauer, an agronomist with RDO Equipment Co., about RDOs involvement with the Land Lab at North Dakota State College of Science. The primary objective of the Land Lab is to reinforce agriculture education at the college. RDO Equipment Co. helped the program by providing the equipment and expertise needed to plant fields and also implemented several field trials to test new technology and provide the college and...

Duration:00:17:50