Explorer: OPE Across America

River Valley Tractor’s new logo

QUEEN CITY, TEXAS – Hope Tractor, with seven locations throughout Texas and Arkansas, has changed its name to River Valley Tractor “…so that [customers] may recognize our family of dealerships, wherever [they] may travel.” In business since 1976, the newly minted River Valley Tractor offers such brands as Kubota, New Holland, Scag, Bad Boy, Hustler, Echo, Shindaiwa and Honda.

Integrity Lawn Service & Supply

RIPON, WISCONSIN – Ashley Ruck is the new owner of Integrity Lawn Service & Supply, Inc., taking over from the dealership’s previous owners, Steve and Michelle Foote, in December 2021. In an article in the Ripon Press, Ruck notes that the company now distributes as well as sells snowplows, in addition to its other equipment and services.

Wellington Implement

WELLINGTON, OHIOWellington Implement Co., a Cub Cadet dealer with three locations in northern Ohio, was named Great Lakes Regional Retailer of the Year at Cub Cadet’s national dealer convention in Nashville late last year. Wellington was founded in 1929 and is managed today by general manager Tom Stannard, a fourth-generation family member.

WiseHonda Outdoor Power

DECATUR, TEXAS – Wise Honda Outdoor Power moved into its new location in February, a remodeled gym facility that nearly doubles the dealership’s showroom space. Wise also added 10,000 square feet for its service department. The dealership offers Branson tractors, Exmark, Gravely, Honda Power and Walker mowers, plus UTVs and ATVs.

Winchester Equipment Co.

WINCHESTER, VIRGINIAWinchester Equipment Company, with five locations in Virginia, will celebrate its 65th anniversary in March 2022. According to a report in The Winchester Star, the dealership will hold multiple celebrations throughout the year in honor of the company’s founding. It sells Bobcat, Echo, Exmark, Honda Power, Kubota, Stihl and other brands.


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