BCA Ag Technologies acquired by LandPro Equipment
Flansburg siblings started company that provides precision agriculture services to farmers
ALBION – A local precision agriculture services company has been purchased by LandPro Equipment, which is a North East John Deere dealer with 20 stores.
Ben and Chris Flansburg have been running BCA Ag Technologies. The business is based on Route 31A. They started BCA with their sister Amanda in 2008. (She now works as a manager for Western New York Energy, an ethanol plant in Medina.)
Ben and Chris will remain with BCA. Ben will manage the newly formed Ag Technologies division of LandPro. He has a degree in Agriculture Sciences from Cornell University.
Chris will lead the Agronomy and Data Management portion of the division. Chris brings with him a degree in Agronomy and Horticulture from Iowa State University. He is a Certified Crop Advisor.
The brothers are both active firefighters with the Barre Volunteer Fire Company.
“We offer a wide variety of solutions to our customers to help them become more efficient and ultimately more profitable,” Ben Flansburg said. “We’re excited to integrate those solutions into the LandPro operations.”
According to Tracy Buck, President of LandPro Equipment, “Ag Technology has come to play a significant role in the agriculture industry, especially as customers struggle with low milk and commodity prices. LandPro felt a responsibility to continue to get better at helping our customers in their use of technology. We believe that BCA will help our customers increase their efficiency and productivity, ultimately adding to their bottom line.”
Some of the BCA services include soil sampling, prescription mapping for fertilizer and planting, yield mapping with average bushels per acre and field variability, and data management. Tracy said the addition of BCA allows LandPro to help its customers improve their efficiencies and better utilize technology with their farm equipment.
“Both companies were built and have grown their reputations through a continued focus on customer service,” said Ryan Payment, vice president of LandPro Equipment. “We’re confident that the combination of these two companies will be an overwhelmingly positive experience for our customers and employees.”
For more information on LandPro Equipment and its new Ag Technologies Division, click here.