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August 5, 2017
Operation Pollinator wildflowers in bloom
Large plots of wildflowers are blooming on plots owned by R.D. Offutt Company, creating colorful buffer zones between roadways and potato fields....
August 5, 2017 - 10:26am
October 8, 2016
Potato harvest complete; RDO highlights sustainability practices
Potato harvest around Park Rapids expected to wrap up this weekend as crews dig the final fields for the 2016 season. Wayne Warmbold, regional manager of RDO Farms, said during a tour of Park Rapids area fields on Thursday the harvest was about 90 percent complete and the crop should...
October 8, 2016 - 7:48pm
February 17, 2016
DNR rejects environmental review for irrigation wells
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources decided Friday not to carry out an environmental review of two permits affecting about 195 acres of former forestland that R.D. Offutt Co. plans to convert to potato fields. R.D. Offutt Co., based in Fargo, planned extensive conversion...
February 17, 2016 - 1:42pm
November 21, 2015
ConAgra Foods splits, spins off Lamb Weston
ConAgra Foods announced Wednesday it will split into two separate companies, spinning off its Lamb Weston division of frozen food products. The Lamb Weston/RDO plant in Park Rapids will continue to operate as usual. “We’re not expecting any changes right now in Park Rapids,”...
November 21, 2015 - 4:39pm
October 11, 2015
RDO showcases sustainability practices during farming tour
As the 2015 potato harvest winds down, RDO employees are looking at the season’s successes in sustainable farming methods that began two decades...
October 11, 2015 - 12:54pm
October 7, 2015
Groups join to protest pesticide use on potatoes grown for McDonald's
Local organic farming supporters and pesticide protesters picketed Tuesday at the McDonald's restaurant in Moorhread and in several other cities in Minnesota and around the nation in an effort to let the fast-food mega-chain and its suppliers know they "aren't lovin' it" when it comes...
October 7, 2015 - 12:33pm
September 12, 2015
RDO reduces groundwater permits
R.D. Offutt Co. (RDO), a North Dakota-based agriculture company, has voluntarily reduced the number of new water appropriation permit applications...
September 12, 2015 - 2:44pm
March 7, 2015
Letter: Large farming getting away with too much
Large farming getting away with too much I thought when I left Vietnam and Agent Orange it was over. I was wrong and now I have to fight all those chemicals and pesticides used around me. I am very concerned about what is going around here by those two so-called farmers, RDO and...
March 7, 2015 - 1:55pm
March 29, 2014
RDO responds to Toxic Taters
R.D. Offutt Company (RDO) CEO Keith McGovern reached out to the Enterprise to officially respond to the Toxic Taters organization’s recent claims and requests. His statement was as follows: “R.D. Offutt Company is a family-owned and operated potato grower and processor. We’re...
March 29, 2014 - 12:58pm
September 21, 2011
RDO trucker marks million-plus accident-free miles
Inestimable tons of potatoes have made their way from storage to the R.D. Offutt Park Rapids plant, thanks to Ed Maninga. At 71, Maninga, has...
September 21, 2011 - 1:00pm