Dealer News: Acquisition, Association Election

Empire Tractor, a New Holland and Kubota dealer, has agreed to buy Walldroff Farm Equipment in Canton and Watertown, N.Y. The deal is expected to close this month. As of today, Empire Tractor operates locations in Atlanta, Batavia, Cortland, Cazenovia and Waterloo, N.Y. (Source: Agriculture Times)

Jeremy Gantt of Bayou Kubota in Ruston, Monroe and Bossier City, La., has been re-elected to serve as board chairman of the Deep Southern Equipment Dealers Association. Other officers re-elected were immediate past Chairman Jeff Adams, Scott Truck LLC, Monroe, La.; Vice Chairman Ryan Abell, Abell & Sons Inc., Lake Charles, La.; Treasurer Josh Vines, Goldman Equipment LLC, West Monroe, La.; and President/CEO and Corporate Secretary Vincent Zebeau Jr., Baton Rouge, La. (Source: The Ouachita Citizen)