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Navigating Through Major Equipment Purchases

Talmidge Priest

When Talmidge Priest, owner of Tal-Baby Enterprises a logging and trucking company in Centreville, Mississippi, purchased a logging company from his father, he took on more than a new business. With his new position came new responsibilities, including the most important one – providing his eight employees with quality equipment.


As a seventh-generation logger, Priest knows the value of having reliable equipment on the job. When it came time to purchase a new feller buncher, Priest realized he needed to make a financially smart decision. For that reason, he chose to use John Deere Financial.

Find out more about how Priest navigated equipment financing


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