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Bane-Welker now offers Great Plains service tillage full size ag & compact drills in six locations in Indiana and Ohio

Bane-Welker is now offering the Great Plains brand tillage and drills at their Lebanon, Pendleton and Terre Haute, Indiana locations.


The company also offers the Great Plains brand atLaCrosse, Remington and Winamac in Indiana and Georgetown, Utica, and Plain City in Ohio.


“We’re thrilled to expand this high-quality brand in our markets offering it to our customers,” stated Jason Bane, President of Bane-Welker Equipment. “We will sell and service tillage, full size ag drills, and compact drills at these new stores and will continue to offer the brand at the six other locations as well.” 


Adding the sales and service of this tillage equipment helps expand Bane-Welker’s coverage area for service.


“It’s important that we continue to be able to provide top-notch service and sales for many brands to our valued customers,” stated Bane. “We hope to be a reliable one-stop shop for our customers, saving them time and effort when it comes to their business needs.”


Great Plains Manufacturing, Inc., was established in 1976 by company founder Roy Applequist. Great Plains has become a leader in the manufacturing of agricultural implements for tillage, seeding, and planting in the United States, as well as a leading producer of dirtworking, turf maintenance, and landscaping equipment. Now a Kubota Company, Great Plains comprises five divisions: Great Plains Ag, Great Plains International, Land Pride, and Great Plains Trucking.


Bane-Welker Equipment, founded in 1967 by the late Kenneth and Patricia Bane, is an agriculture equipment company representing Case IH and other complimentary brands.Bane-Welker offers new and used equipment, parts, sales, service, precision farming, online parts sales, and customer support.


The company operates 9 stores in Indiana including Crawfordsville, La Crosse, Lebanon, Remington, Terre Haute, Pendleton, Plymouth, Winamac, and Wingate, and six stores in Ohio, including Circleville, Eaton, Georgetown, Plain City, Utica, and Wilmington. 


In 2018, the company became 100% employee owned.