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Don Nelson turned Midland Tractor into family business

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Midland Tractor owner Don Nelson used his keen focus, determination and commitment to buy out his partners and turn the agriculture equipment company into a successful family business.

He admits to putting in long hours, often working 10-hourplus days, to make Midland Tractor the best company it can be.

“I’m stingy with my personal time. I focus on doing business,” he said.

Nelson’s dedication doesn’t go unnoticed. Midland Tractor was named Madera Business of the Year in 2010 and one of the Best Companies To Work For In Central California in 2009. The company is the nation’s top dealer for Flory and JackRabbit nut harvesting product lines and received John Deere’s “Best Customer Experience” award...


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