Ron Offutt Grants Exclusive Interview with AgWeek

Ron Offutt, Chairman Emeritus, sat down with Mikkel Pates from AgWeek to discuss R.D. Offutt Company's efforts to work with the DNR, on environmentally friendly food production practices, and more. Read the full story here and watch the short video from AgWeek TV.  

R.D. Offutt Company Roadside Clean-Up Efforts Get Results

A wrench, a ballpeen hammer, and an unopened, thawed frozen pizza are just a few of the items R.D. Offutt Company team members found on Friday, April 10th when they embarked on their first annual Straight River roadside clean-up. A team of 31 Park Rapids Farm Division employees initiated the volunteer clean-up effort to demonstrate their concern for protecting and preserving area natural resources. “These local R.D. Offutt Company teams drive past the Straight River…

Offutt Named to ND Agriculture Hall of Fame

Ronald Offutt, founder and Chairman Emeritus of R.D. Offutt Company was inducted into the North Dakota Agriculture Hall of Fame on March 7, 2015 during the 78th annual North Dakota Winter Show in Valley City. Offutt is the founder of R.D. Offutt Co., the nation's largest producer of potatoes, and RDO Equipment Co., the largest network of John Deere construction and agricultural equipment dealerships in the U.S. A native of Orrick, Mo., Offutt grew up…

The R.D. Offutt Company's Commitment to Sustainable Agriculture

The R.D. Offutt Company began as a small Minnesota family farm. After more than 50 years as a family run farm, we are strongly tied to the communities where we live and work. We take pride in our history of working closely with community partners to manage our farms sustainably. Click on the icon to find out more about our commitment to sustainable agriculture.

Park Rapids High School Basketball Teams Win at R.D. Offutt Company Potato Harvest Celebration

Park Rapids, MN -- On Saturday, October 11, 2014 R.D. Offutt Company joined forces with the Park Rapids High School boys and girls basketball teams to raise over $4,000 at the 2014 Potato Harvest Celebration. Over 200 community members attended in support of the event held at the local high school. Each attendee was treated to free bratwursts and french fries, cooked and served by basketball team players and coaches. They also took home a…

R.D. Offutt to Benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters at Annual Charity Event

Big Brother Big Sister to Benefit from Annual RDO Caters Taters for Charity Event   FARGO, N.D. – RDO Equipment Co. and R.D. Offutt Company announce that Big Brothers Big Sisters will be the benefitting charity for the companies’ annual charity event, RDO Caters Taters for Charity. The 2014 event will be held on November 6, 2014 at the Doublewood Inn in Fargo, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Big Brothers Big Sisters is America’s leader…

Supporting Youth In Agriculture

The Missouri State Fair celebrated kids with Youth in Agriculture Day, including the annual Sale of Champions, which resulted in record-breaking prices thanks to R.D. Offutt Company. The event raised a total of $152,600 to help support youth in agriculture.Several record-breaking sales were made during the event, including a $34,500 sale for Grace Riley’s Reserve Grand Champion Steer. Riley, 13, of Pleasant Hill, Missouri, not only made a record sale, but it was also her…

R.D. Offutt Company Donates to Fight Hunger

Friends of Friends Fighting Hunger in Otter Tail County FARGO, N.D. – R.D. Offutt Company has donated a total of $26,000 to this Feeding Backpack program since 2009 Friends of Friends Fighting Hunger in Otter Tail County started in 2008 with a hope to make an impact within our local community. This program is designed to provide nutritious and easy-to-prepare food for children likely at-risk of hunger to take home and consume on the weekends and…

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