Tellus Equipment Solutions, a company formed specifically to become an authorized John Deere agriculture and turf dealer, has announced that it has closed on the acquisition of Ag-Pro Texas. The acquisition includes all of Ag-Pro Texas’ 21 full service dealership locations in central and south Texas. Tellus Equipment is now one of the largest John Deere agriculture and turf dealers in North America. The acquisition leaves Ag-Pro with 71 locations.

Tellus Equipment also announced that Jeff Donaldson has joined the company as chief operating officer. Donaldson brings to Tellus Equipment extensive experience in the equipment business and will lead Tellus’ sales, customer service, marketing and operations functions. Jeff previously served as chief operating officer of Darr Equipment Co. and as chief executive officer of Adobe Equipment which was sold to Darr Equipment Co. He is graduate of Texas A&M University where he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance.