R.D. Offutt Farms Continues to Build Pollinator Habitat

Check out this great story about our Pollinator plantings. A fact to share that's not covered is that U of MN entemologists are working with us to study these pollinator habitats, which are thriving. All of our Mustard cover crop plantings are buzzing with activity as well. To read the full story, click on the headline to access the hotlink or cut and paste this link into your web browser. http://www.parkrapidsenterprise.com/news/4308111-operation-pollinator-wildflowers-bloom

Why perception should not drive the science behind our food supply

This is a great article. Those who care about our food security should not let perception and extremists drive crop input regulations. Often groups like PANNA and others use the court system to exhaust the agencies who use actual science to make decisions. Or copy and paste this link into your web browser: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/bugged-by-junk-science_us_599b1bfae4b09dbe86ea3627

RDO Donates Trees to Help Straight River Trout Habitat

Click on this link to a local news story about R.D. Offutt Farm's contribution to the DNR's Straight River trout habitat improvement efforts. 

RDO Equipment charity luncheon raises $69,343 for women and children emergency shelter

Another great example of how RDO Equipment and the local Fargo/Moorhead community rally together for a great cause. Click on this headline and check out the hotlink for the full article: http://www.equipmentworld.com/rdo-charity-luncheon-raises-69343-for-women-and-children-emergency-shelter/

2016 RDO Caters Taters for Charity Event To Benefit YWCA Cass Clay

RDO Equipment Co. and R.D. Offutt Company announce that the companies’ annual charity event, RDO Caters Taters for Charity, will benefit YWCA Cass Clay. The event will take place November 10, 2016 at the Baymont Inn & Suites in Fargo, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. “What a special honor,” Erin Prochnow, Executive Director of the YWCA Cass Clay said. “RDO is a community builder and we couldn’t be happier that this project will bring…

Hubbard County Fair Event Turns Locally Made French Fries Into Funds for 4-H

July, 2015. R.D. Offutt Company and Lamb Weston-RDO Frozen teamed up to turn french fries into funding for a local youth agriculture program. For the second consecutive year, the two companies sponsored “Fries for 4-H,” an annual fundraising event at the Hubbard County Fair, donating 100% of the funds raised to Hubbard County 4-H. See the full story here. 2015 marked the first year for the event which raised more than $2,000 to directly benefit…

Ron Offutt Highlights the Contribution of Strong Partnerships to his Success

Ron Offutt, founder and chairman emeritus of R.D. Offutt Companies, recently spoke about his business success on the final day of Manitoba Potato Production Days in Brandon, Manitoba. Here is what he had to say about partnerships and the family business. “At the time I got into potato production, the country was on the edge of tremendous growth in the french fry industry and any time you are in a sector with that kind of…

Ron Offutt Inducted into the Junior Achievement Upper Midwest Business Hall of Fame

On September 24, Ron Offutt, Founder and Chairman Emeritus, was among six leaders inducted into the 2015 Junior Achievement Upper Midwest Business Hall of Fame. Inductees were selected for their excellence in business and philanthropy, and for their significant contributions to their communities. Their stories aim to inspire local students to strive for success and encourage their entrepreneurial spirit.  Junior Achievement programs are taught in nearly 700 schools throughout the Midwest, exposing nearly 160,000 students…

Annual RDO Caters Taters for Charity Event Raises More than $66,000

Members of the Leadership team volunteered during the 2016 Caters Taters event, including Christi Offutt, Chair of the Board of Directors of RDO Equipment Co. and R.D. Offutt Company.

4-H Wins at Hubbard County Fair

Employees from R.D. Offutt Company and Lamb Weston-RDO Frozen Foods teamed up to sell french fries at this year's Hubbard County Fair. The Park Rapids area 4-H chapter was awarded over $2,000 from french fry sale proceeds to directly benefit its members. (Pictured L to R: Jesse Swanson, Wayne Warmbold, Macy Miller, Mari Jo Lohmeier, Jeremy Swanson, Mic Ryan.)      

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