Georgia company buys Bibb County tractor business

Mid Georgia Tractor-Macon Div. in north Bibb County has been acquired by another Georgia company that’s expanding.

Ag-Pro Companies of Boston, Georgia, bought the Macon business located on Sheraton Drive for an undisclosed price, and it has opened a new John Deere dealership in Milledgeville, according to a news release. As a result of the acquisition and new store, Ag-Pro has 16 locations in Georgia and eight other locations in Florida and South Carolina.

With the purchase, Ag-Pro becomes one of the largest John Deere dealers in the United States, the release stated. The combined company will have about $500 million in annualized sales and employ about 500 people.

“Our new footprint in (Middle Georgia) provides an exciting growth opportunity for our business,” Chief Operating Officer Matthew Carlton of Ag-Pro said in the release.