Birkey’s Farm Store to Acquire Farm Pride Equipment

CHAMPAIGN, IL — Birkey’s Farm Store, Inc., a full-line Case IH and Case Construction dealer, is proud to announce the execution of an agreement to acquire the Farm Pride network of equipment dealerships located in Arthur, Shelbyville, Casey, Newton, and Mattoon, Illinois. The acquisition is expected to close in mid-August.

“This is a great opportunity for Birkey’s to expand our dealership operations into contiguous territory directly south of our existing footprint. We look forward to developing relationships and serving the needs of customers in the Farm Pride territory with the same high level of service that our customers have come to expect from us over the last 62 years,” said Birkey’s president and CEO Mike Hedge.

About Birkey’s Farm Store, Inc.

Birkey’s Farm Store, Inc., founded in 1954, is headquartered in Champaign, Illinois. The company owns and operates a network of full-service Case IH agricultural and Case construction equipment stores throughout Illinois and western Indiana. The Birkey’s network serves the Illinois communities of Annawan, Bloomington, Galesburg, Gibson City, Henry, Hoopeston, Macomb, Mattoon, Oakland, Polo, Prophetstown, and Urbana, as well as Williamsport, Indiana.


By : Phil Stewart /July 22, 2016 /About Us, Agriculture, Birkey's, Case IH, Illinois, Press Releases /4 Comments


  1. Mike Wheeler July 28, 2016 10:32 am Reply

    Welcome to Shelbyville! We are excited about your purchase of Farm Pride.

  2. Mike Hedge July 28, 2016 4:31 pm Reply

    Thanks. I appreciate your comments. We are looking forward to being there in Shelbyville.

  3. Ned Birkey August 4, 2016 10:02 am Reply

    Congrats Mike. Good to keep track of my IL cousins’ business. I used to work for U of IL extension in Danville in 1982-1989 so knew Ron back then.

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