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TELLUS EQUIPMENT ACQUIRES AG-PRO TEXAS, ADDS 21 JOHN DEERE RETAIL LOCATIONS
Source: Tellus Equipment Solutions news release

KATY, Texas--Tellus Equipment Solutions, LLC ("Tellus Equipment"), a company formed specifically to become an authorized John Deere agriculture and turf dealer, is pleased to announce that it has closed on the acquisition of Ag-Pro Texas, LLC. 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.

"We are excited about the opportunity to serve farmers, landowners, and businesses throughout central and south Texas," said Troy Taylor, Chief Executive Officer of Tellus Equipment. "It's an honor to become the authorized John Deere dealer for this area of Texas and we look forward to building lasting relationships that are rooted in trust and service with our customers and in the communities where we operate."

Tellus Equipment also announced that Jeff Donaldson has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer. Jeff 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.

"I am very excited to join the Tellus organization and the John Deere family of dealers," said Jeff Donaldson, Chief Operating Officer of Tellus Equipment. "Our mission at Tellus will be to partner with our customers to provide industry leading equipment, quality parts and on-time service for an unparalleled customer support experience."

TELLUS - WE TEND TO TEXAS

About Tellus

Tellus Equipment Solutions, LLC ("Tellus"), headquartered in Katy, Texas, is a family-owned authorized John Deere Agriculture and Turf dealer. Tellus provides equipment, parts and service to farmers, ranchers, homeowners, and commercial businesses in its authorized territory in central and south Texas. The company operates 21 full-service dealership locations where it provides superior equipment, parts, service, and support to its diverse customer base. For more information on Tellus, visit www.tellusequip.com and find Tellus on Facebook and YouTube.

About Ag-Pro

Ag-Pro Companies was founded in 1958 and is headquartered in Boston, GA. Ag-Pro is now the largest privately-owned John Deere dealership in North America offering a complete line of lawn and garden equipment, small tractors, agricultural equipment and construction worksite products. With 71 locations across Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Kentucky, Ohio, South Carolina, and Tennessee, Ag-Pro serves a diverse customer base and has over 1,500 employees on staff to provide customers with the highest level of service.


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