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About Us

Maple Lane Farm Service is a full service farm and construction equipment dealership located near Mt. Forest, Ontario. We offer parts, sales and service for a broad variety of equipment and brands, including Fendt, Massey Ferguson, Challenger, Sunflower, White Planters, Gehl, Manitou, Hardi, and more. It’s always our intent to serve our community and our customers with integrity, knowledge, and enthusiasm. Equipment sales are backed up by a service team ready to service what we sell. We also have an on site fabrication and machine shop, equipped to repair or build to your requirements. You’re very welcome to drop in to see our large inventory and meet our staff. We are open 8-6 Mon-Fri., and 8-4 on Saturdays. Sales appointments are required on Saturday afternoons.

Our Team

Sales Team

Harvey Bowman

Dealer Principal/Sales
Construction / Tractors / Hay
519.323.4289
ext 123

Abner Wideman

Dealer Principal/Sales
Tractors / Tillage / Hay / Sprayers
519.323.4289
ext 124

Jonathan Horst

Sales
Tractors / Tillage / Hay
519.323.4289
ext 121

Leon Bowman

Sales
Tractors / Shortlines
519.323.4289
ext 119

Ryan Weber

Sales
Tractors / Shortlines
519.323.4289
ext 118

Parts Team

Mike Weber

Parts Manager
Ordering
519.323.4289
ext 112

Peter Weber

Reception / Parts
Shipping / Receiving
519.323.4289
ext 115

Keith Yenssen

Parts
Heritage Parts
519.323.4289
ext 111

Garn Troyer

Parts
Parts Express Pickup

Service Team

Dwayne Frey

Service Manager
Gehl / Manitou

Lawrence Weber

Service Manager
Fendt / Massey Ferguson

Allan Martin

Service Manager
CUE / Precision Ag / Sprayers

Ron Diefenbacher

Warranty Admin
Trucking
519.323.4289
ext 104

Murray Bauman

Fab Shop Manager
Machinist
519.323.4289
ext 122

Precision

Allan Martin

Service Manager
Precision Guidance

Accounting

Marketing

Tech Team

Our History

1977

Abner Wideman starts an equipment repair business on his farm as a sideline.

1979

The business outgrows the farm shed. Abner decides to make the farm equipment business a full-time venture and sells the farm.

1980

An 8000 sq. ft. facility is built on a lot retained from the farm.

1980

Maple Lane acquires the Deutz-Fahr tractor dealership.

1983

A 3000 sq. ft. shed is built; a feed supply business is started.

1985

Deutz-Allis Corporation is formed when Deutz-Fahr (KHD) purchased the Allis Chalmers Company.

1989

The feed supply business is replaced by lawn and garden sales and service.

1990

AGCO Corporation (Allis-Gleaner Company) is formed when the North American management team of Deutz-Allis Corporation buys out the company’s North American operations.

1991

After working in the company’s fabricating division for 4 years, Harvey Bowman becomes a partner in the business and joins Abner in the sales department.

1991

Maple Lane begins selling the AGCO Allis tractors.

1991

AGCO acquires the Hesston hay product and White tractor lines.

1991

Maple Lane begins selling Gehl agricultural and construction equipment.

1992

Maple Lane begins selling Hesston hay products.

1993

Maple Lane begins selling the AGCO White tractor line.

1994

AGCO acquires Massey Ferguson’s worldwide holdings.

1994

Maple Lane begins selling Hardi sprayers.

1997

AGCO purchases Fendt, a German tractor manufacturer recognized as a world leader in advanced tractor technology.

1998

Maple Lane purchases additional acreage to increase yard space.

2000

After working as a company mechanic for 5 years Murray Wideman becomes a partner in the business and assumes the role of service manager.

2000

Maple Lane begins selling the Fendt tractor line.

2000

Maple Lane obtains the Deutz-Fahr (SDF) dealership.

2001

AGCO Allis and AGCO White lines are merged into the AGCO tractor line

2001

The lawn and garden repair business is discontinued.

2002

AGCO acquires Sunflower, a tillage and seeding equipment manufacturer based in Kansas.

2004

A 4,200 sq ft addition is added to the original shop.

2006

Maple Lane begins selling the Sunflower tillage and seeding equipment.

2007

Maple Lane begins selling the Massey Ferguson compact and low hp tractor line.

2008

A new wash bay facility and storage area is added to the existing building.

2010

AGCO discontinues production of the orange AGCO tractor.

2010

Maple Lane becomes a full line Massey Ferguson dealer.

2010

A new 12 000 sq. ft. building is erected to accommodate Maple Lane’s fabricating business, machine shop, equipment assembly area, and warehouse.

2010

Maple Lane purchases adjacent property for extended equipment display area.

2011

The original building is revamped with expanded showroom, parts counter, parts shelving, and 5 new service bays.

2011

Maple Lane signs the Manitou contract which opens the doors to a broader telehandler market.

2013

Murray Wideman takes the Deutz-Fahr and Kvernland brands to a separate facility called Minto Ag.

2013

Maple Lane extends the show room and brings the sales offices downstairs, offering better accessibility and more space on the retail floor.

2013

AGCO opens its new parts warehouse in Woodstock, ON, providing a larger supply of parts and closer service and sales training.

2016

Maple Lane expands the machine shop both in floor space and tooling, increasing the speed and range of work that can be done.

2016

AGCO releases the Fendt 1000 which delivers up to 500 HP, creating an entirely new power segment of row crop tractors.

2017

AGCO finalizes a deal to acquire Precision Planting, bringing the precision row unit and 20/20 SeedSense monitor to the White Planter brand

2017

Maple Lane buys an adjacent 5 acre parcel in July and significantly expands the equipment yard.

2018

Maple Lane signs the Challenger brand contract, adding diversity to the tractors for sale.

2018

Maple Lane adds 23000 sq ft of service shop, greatly increasing the service capacity.