Mexico, Mo. — Sydenstricker Implement Co., a family owned and operated, full service John Deere dealer based in Mexico, Missouri, is acquiring the John Deere franchise for Columbia that was previously part of Farm Power/Lawn and Leisure. This is the 13th Missouri John Deere location for Sydenstricker.

The Columbia location at 2004 Business Loop 70 East will be a full John Deere parts, attachments, service and sales location for compact tractors, turf & utility equipment, and commercial work site products. This location will focus on the needs of all types of property owners as well as commercial landscapers and construction companies. The Columbia team consists of Sydenstricker’s employees from other locations as well as some new additions. Gary Lyon, former Mexico parts manager, is the manager of the new Columbia location.DealersInMotionLogo

Hours for the Columbia store will be Monday-Friday 7:30-5:30 pm and Saturday 7:30-3:00 pm. Hours will change seasonally.

The Columbia location will carry ECHO handheld gas-powered products and Greenworks battery operated handheld products and mowers. The new store will also carry a large selection of John Deere licensed merchandise and toys.

“I’m excited to welcome Columbia John Deere customers to the Sydenstricker family,” said Eddie Sydenstricker. “We are committed to continue with the great service customers have grown accustomed to from our other locations through the years.”

Since 1944, Sydenstricker’s has been a partner with the Missouri agriculture community. The company offers a full range of products to meet Production & Precision Agriculture, Small Agriculture, Construction, and Turf & Utility needs. Based in Mexico, Missouri, Sydenstricker’s has additional locations in Rocheport, Tipton, Hermann, Dutzow, Chillicothe, Kirksville, Macon, Palmyra, Moscow Mills, Salisbury and Curryville, Missouri. Visit for more information on all locations.