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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. 76 Pessl Instruments Soil Moisture Monitoring Pt.1

10/10/2018
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This episode features Pessl Instruments, a sensor manufacturer based in Austria and founded by Gottfried Pessl. Tony Kramer speaks with Gottfried about how the company started and about their agricultural sensors. The focus of this episode is their line of soil moisture monitoring and weather stations, known as the iMetos Eco D3 and iMetos 3.3. To learn more, visit www.metos.at or www.rdoequipment.com

Duration:00:20:18

Ep. 75 RDO Rental Fleet And Ag Technology

9/26/2018
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In this episode we hear from Albert Vasquez, Rental Manager with RDO Equipment Co. Rentals are a large part of our business in the Southwest region, and as we'll hear from Albert, technology helps manage the rental fleet. Growers also need technology along with their rentals, such as GPS and RTK, to perform field operations. To learn more, visit www.rdoequipment.com You can also follow RDO on Twitter @RDOEquipment and subscribe on Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube. Follow Tony Kramer on...

Duration:00:17:51

Ep. 74 Big Iron Farm Show 2018

9/12/2018
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We're live at the Big Iron Farm Show in West Fargo, North Dakota! If you're in the area, there's still time to attend the show and see the latest equipment and technology from John Deere. Join Tony Kramer as he talks with show-goers about precision agriculture and the state of farm shows, like Big Iron. You can follow Tony Kramer on Twitter @RDOTonyK Also, be sure to follow RDO Equipment Co. on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram and catch our latest videos on YouTube.

Duration:00:11:09

Ep. 37 Brandt Agricultural Products

3/29/2017
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In this episode we have Matt Volkmar on the show, who is a Territory Manager for Brandt Agricultural Products. The company, which is based in Canada, sells equipment throughout the United States and internationally. They specialize in grain handling equipment, harrows, and sprayers, but the company as a whole has a very diverse portfolio that also includes construction, forestry, and mining equipment. To learn more about Brandt Agricultural Products, visit your local RDO Equipment Co....

Duration:00:17:29

Ep. 36 Helping Farm Families With Farm Rescue

3/15/2017
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This year we celebrate the first annual National Farm Rescuers Day to celebrate the amazing work that Farm Rescue is doing to help farmers in crisis throughout the Upper Midwest. RDO Equipment Co. is a sponsor of the Farm Rescue organization, and in this episode we talk with Bill Gross, president and founder of Farm Rescue. To learn more about Farm Rescue, visit farmrescue.org where you can nominate a family in need, make a donation, or add your name to the list of volunteers. Be sure to...

Duration:00:16:12

Ep. 35 Agrian Prescription Creator and the John Deere Operations Center

3/1/2017
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This week Nick Morrow, a product manager with Agrian, joins us on the show to talk about their widely used software and prescription creator in the John Deere Operations Center. The prescription creator simplifies the precision agriculture process by using data from the Operations Center to create management zones, which can then be edited by users and sent directly to equipment running in the field. To learn more about the Operations Center and Agrian visit myjohndeere.com and sign up for a...

Duration:00:15:25

Ep. 34 Rite Way Mfg and their Line of Products

2/15/2017
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In this episode we talk to Dan Wehrs with Rite Way Mfg. Co. Ltd. about their line of products. We highlight their line of land rollers, rock pickers, harrows, and tillage equipment. To learn more, visit your local RDO Equipment Co. location or visit the Riteway website: http://www.ritewaymfg.com/ You can also visit RDO Equipment Co. website at: http://rdoequipment.com/ Be sure to connect with us on Twitter @rdoequipment and follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

Duration:00:19:14

Ep. 33 Snow Removal

2/1/2017
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In this episode we talk with a loyal RDO Equipment Co. customer about his local business. Chris Wear, of Chris Wear Enterprises, Inc,. has been running John Deere equipment exclusively for this lawn and snow removal business for many years. He loves the equipment and the support he gets from RDO Equipment Co. Follow RDO Equipment Co. on Twitter @rdoequipment and visit our website at www.rdoequipment.com

Duration:00:08:10

Ep. 32 Happy Podcast Anniversary!

1/17/2017
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It's been a year! In this episode Tony interviews Nate Dorsey, the producer and former host of the Agriculture Technology Podcast. They talk about where the idea for the show came from, how they got started, and the progress they made over the year, like how there are listeners on every continent except Antarctica! Follow Tony Kramer on Twitter @RDOTonyK and Nate Dorsey @RDONateDorsey Be sure to follow RDO Equipment Co. on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

Duration:00:16:53

Ep. 31 Summers Manufacturing

1/2/2017
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In this episode we speak with Ben Sander, a marketing manager for Summers Manufacturing. Summers Mfg. has a wide range of agricultural products ranging from tillage equipment and land rollers to sprayers. Ben fills us in on the latest products from Summers Mfg., their uses in precision agriculture, and success stories their customers have had. To learn more about Summers Mfg., visit your local RDO Equipment Co. location and speak with an account manager or product specialist. Also, be sure...

Duration:00:19:18

Ep. 30 Gates Manufacturing

12/8/2016
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Ep. 30 Gates Manufacturing by RDO Equipment Co.

Duration:00:16:46

Ep. 29 Unverferth Manufacturing

11/22/2016
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In this episode we talk with Eric Myhre, Territory Manager with Unverferth Manufacturing, about their line of grain carts, tillage pieces, and other equipment. To learn more about Unverferth Manufacturing visit their website at www.unverferth.com or stop into your local RDO Equipment Co. location. Don't forget to follow RDO Equipment Co. on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn!

Duration:00:20:44

Ep. 28 Sentera Drones and the John Deere Operations Center

11/8/2016
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In this episode we announce RDO Equipment Co. partnership with Sentera, a UAV company based in Minneapolis, MN. We talk with Kris Poulson, Vice President of Agriculture at Sentera, about their drone solutions, sensors, and their software that allows for autonomous flight and integration with the John Deere Operations Center. To learn more about Sentera or to purchase your own UAV, stop in to your local RDO Equipment Co. location. You can also visit Sentera online at: https://sentera.com/...

Duration:00:13:44

Ep. 27 Inside 9RX Tractor Running a 2730 Ripper

10/25/2016
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In this episode Tony Kramer sits down with Bryce Knowlen, a product specialist with RDO Equipment Co., in the cab of a 9RX tractor. The 9RX was pulling a 2730 Ripper with TruSet technology in a recently harvested corn field in North Dakota. They go over the features of the 9RX and 2730 ripper and talk about the experience of operating these new pieces of equipment. Follow Tony Kramer on Twitter @RDOTonyK and Bryce Knowlen @RDOBryceK Be sure to follow RDO Equipment Co. on Twitter, Instagram,...

Duration:00:14:04

Ep. 26 John Deere MyMaintenance App

10/11/2016
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In this episode we talk with Jason Kreps, a Product Specialist Manager with RDO Equipment Co. He fills us in on one of the latest apps from John Deere, the MyMaintenance App. The app is used to track equipment maintenance and is packed with many helpful features. You can follow Jason on Twitter @RDOJasonK and Tony Kramer @RDOTonyK. Be sure to follow RDO Equipment Co. on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and even Instagram!

Duration:00:11:11

Ep. 25 There's a John Deere Utility Tractor for Everyone

9/26/2016
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No, this isn't a giveaway, but it is a great episode on all things utility tractors! In this episode Tony Kramer records a podcast in the field at one of our precision agriculture events and talks with Katie Gamble, a Transactional Account Manager with RDO Equipment Co. They focus primarily on the 5 and 6-series tractors and the many attachments that make them so flexible. There's bound to be a fit for one these tractors in your garage, shed, or barn! Follow Tony Kramer on Twitter @RDOTonyK...

Duration:00:18:10

Ep. 24 Live from the Big Iron Farm Show!

9/13/2016
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This episode was recorded at the Big Iron Farm Show in West Fargo, North Dakota. In this episode you’ll hear from several John Deere representatives as they walk us through new pieces of equipment and technology from the company. Jim Xu, John Deere’s show coordinator, introduces the Big Iron Farm Show, Dave Mulder, a product line marketing manager, talks with us about the F4365 High Speed Nutrient Applicator and Exact Apply technology, and Dennis Ogle, a senior marketing representative,...

Duration:00:18:02

Ep. 23 360 Yield Center and John Deere

8/30/2016
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In this episode we talk with Josh Messer, from 360 Yield Center, about the new agreement between John Deere and 360 Yield Center. This agreement allows John Deere dealers to sell and support 360 Yield Center products, such as Y-drops, undercover, and soil scan. Follow Josh Messer on Twitter @joshmesser21, Tony Kramer @RDOTonyK, and RDO @rdoequipment.

Duration:00:19:30

Ep. 22 Hagie Sprayers and John Deere

8/16/2016
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In this episode we talk with Duane Fierstine, a sprayer specialist with RDO Equipment Co., about John Deere's acquisition of a majority of Hagie Manufacturing. He talks with us about the Hagie's product line and the benefits of using a high-clearance front boom sprayer. Follow Tony Kramer on Twitter @RDOTonyK and Duane Fierstine @RDODuaneF. Be sure to use our Agriculture Technology Podcast phone line to leave any questions for the show by calling 701-551-5430.

Duration:00:17:59

Ep. 21 John Deere Operations Center with Dow AgroSciences

8/2/2016
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In this episode we talk with Eric Frasure, an agronomist with Dow AgroSciences. Eric has been using the John Deere Operations Center to connect with and send files to his customers. Connect with Tony Kramer on Twitter @RDOTonyK and RDO Equipment Co. @RDOequipment

Duration:00:15:56