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Gonzales Tractor Supply opening Saturday

Staff reports

The new Gonzales Tractor Supply Company store will hold its grand opening on Saturday, April 4, according to Store Manager J.D. Smith.

The Gonzales location is Tractor Supply Company’s 11th store in Louisiana. It employs 15 team members. The facility has 26,400 square feet, including sales floor and support service space.

Tractor Supply Company is the largest retail farm and ranch supply store chain in the United States.

“Gonzales is a great location because of the number of horse owners in the area,” said Smith.

“We’ll be able to draw in customers from surrounding areas such as St. Gabriel as well.”

Grand opening festivities for the new store, located at 414 W. Highway 30, will begin at 8 a.m. Activities include hourly giveaways and specially priced merchandise.

Tractor Supply Company, listed on the NASDAQ Stock Exchange as TSCO, operates more than 830 stores in 44 states. Tractor Supply Company stores are focused on supplying the lifestyle needs of recreational farmers and ranchers.

The company also serves the maintenance needs of those who enjoy the rural lifestyle, as well as tradesmen and small businesses. The company offers a comprehensive selection of merchandise for the health, care, growth and containment of horses, livestock and pets; a broad selection of agricultural products; and tools and hardware selected for customers’ needs. In addition, the company sells light truck equipment, work clothing for the entire family, and an extensive line of seasonal products including lawn and garden power equipment products.

For more information on Tractor Supply, access the company’s Web site at www.TractorSupply.com.