Sept. 14 2020 08:59 AM

The business immediately becomes one of the largest John Deere dealerships in North America.

Katy, Texas-based Tellus Equipment Solutions LLC, a company formed specifically to become an authorized John Deere agriculture and turf dealer, acquired 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,” says Troy Taylor, CEO 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 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 CEO of Adobe Equipment which was sold to Darr Equipment Co.

“I am very excited to join the Tellus organization and the John Deere family of dealers,” says Donaldson. “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.”