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Published September 17, 2013, 08:37 AM

North Dakota college offering John Deere course

WAHPETON, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton is slated to offer a training program to service John Deere construction and forestry equipment.

WAHPETON, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton is slated to offer a training program to service John Deere construction and forestry equipment.

The Forum reports that the program is a partnership between the school, RDO Equipment Inc. and John Deere's construction and forestry division.

School officials say the program aims to provide equipment-specific training for students in the college's diesel technician program.

John Deere is providing training equipment for use in the school's classrooms and instructor training.

RDO Equipment Co. will recruit and sponsor diesel technology students and also will provide part-time work during school at equipment dealerships and internships in the summer.

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