Farm-Rite Celebrates Season With Annual Open House

Burgers, Brats, and hotdogs were all a part of the fun.

Wed May 08, 2013 - Midwest Edition
Construction Equipment Guide

In this new Bobcat E32 excavator is Peter Heigel of New Hope with Eldon Barkeim, maintenance manager of Landscape Concepts, Hutchinson Minn.
In this new Bobcat E32 excavator is Peter Heigel of New Hope with Eldon Barkeim, maintenance manager of Landscape Concepts, Hutchinson Minn.
In this new Bobcat E32 excavator is Peter Heigel of New Hope with Eldon Barkeim, maintenance manager of Landscape Concepts, Hutchinson Minn. Jay Kockler, sales specialist of Farm-Rite, Dassel, Minn., with a new A770 all wheel steer Bobcat. Jay Kockler, sales specialist of Farm-Rite, Dassel, Minn., with a new A770 all wheel steer Bobcat. Former Minnesota Twin and Minnesota Twin broadcaster Dan Gladden (C) stopped by to see longtime friends and Farm-Rite owners Tim Cox (L) and Tom Cox. Longtime Construction Equipment Guide subscriber Mark Woolery, owner of MCE, St. Michael, Minn., is looking to add some equipment to his fleet and checking out the options available, such as this Bobcat T550. A huge crowd enjoys burgers, brats and hotdogs as well as door prizes. Serving this year was (L-R) Debra, Diane, Donna and Grace (family of Denise Harkman-employee) and not pictured was Seth, Krista and Saara (family of Debbie Rokala, employee). Farm-Rite’s open house held April 27th kept the parts department very busy. Helping out was (L) Dan Cox, sales specialist; David Cox, parts service manager and Mitch Anderson, service manager. Farm-Rite employees Neil Karnik (L) and Aaron Nordberg along with his daughter, Brooke, took time out to enjoy the beautiful sunshine. Neil was using the remote control unit for the Bobcat demo area.

Farm-Rite in Dassel, Minn., celebrated spring with its annual open house April 27. Attendance was strong with great weather and great food and prizes.

More than 400 attendees came to see equipment demos and check out all of the great equipment for rent and for sale.

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