Dealer News

Koenig Equipment has appointed J. Brian Knotts as its chief operating officer and vice president of ag production. He began Nov. 1. Knotts brings more than 25 years of experience in agriculture, lawn and garden, and construction equipment to Koenig, 23 of which he spent as an executive at John Deere. (Source: Farm Equipment)

AgriVision Equipment Group and PrairieLand Partners are launching a joint venture effective in January to combine the resources of the organizations.

PrairieLand operates 15 dealerships in central and southeast Kansas. AgriVision has 17 stores in Iowa, Missouri and Nebraska. Both groups are Deere dealers, and their pending partnership calls for Deere approval.

The joint venture will, among other things, enhance the organizations’ abilities to research and leverage new products, technologies and services and optimize availability of parts and inventory. Both groups will continue under the same names and maintain the same brands and personnel. (Source: Farm Equipment)