As the new authorized John Deere dealership in the area, Atlantic Tractor of Mechanicsville will provide agricultural, commercial, homeowner and compact construction equipment solutions from John Deere, Frontier, Honda and Stihl to the southern Maryland counties of St. Mary’s Calvert, Charles and Prince George’s.
True North Equipment, a North Dakota based John Deere Dealer, has purchased a former Wells Concrete building and property in Grand Forks, N.D. The facility will act as a central location for receiving, assembling, and preparation of new equipment, as well as reconditioning of incoming used equipment.
Papé Machinery Agriculture & Turf, a John Deere dealership with locations in California, Washington, Oregon and Idaho, purchased Team Power, a John Deere dealership based in California. The acquisition is effective May 31, 2019.
With the acquisition, it will add 4 new stores in Minnesota including Warren, Thief River Falls, Mahnomen and Baudette. True North will have 8 retail locations in Minnesota and North Dakota following the acquisition.
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In this week's episode we look at how ag equipment manufacturers compare to other machinery sectors in their recovery. In the Technology Corner, Michaela Paukner looks at how the massive “all-in-one” machine by NEXAT handles every work step in production agriculture, including soil cultivation, sowing, crop protection and harvesting. Also in this episode: a number of dealers are making acquisitions in Dealers on the Move, Deere acquires battery technology provider Kreisel Electric and Ben Thorpe examines how the major OEMs' R&D expenses compare to their ag sales.