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Ag Retailers: Nominate Your Best for Operator of the Year
AGCO Application Equipment Division is now accepting nominations for the fifth annual Operator of the Year recognition
Operator of the Year

For the fifth consecutive year AGCO Application Equipment Division is proud to recognize the outstanding achievements and professionalism of the industry’s premier custom applicators through the 2010 Operator of the Year program.

"This is truly one of the most rewarding programs we invest in every year," says Mark Sharitz, AGCO Application Equipment director of marketing and current Ag Retailers Association (ARA) board member. "There are so many outstanding operators across the country who are absolutely committed to delivering exceptional service and results to their customers. These folks play a vital role in the safe and abundant production of food, fiber and energy, and we believe their contribution deserves to be recognized."

Finalists and the winner of the 2010 Operator of the Year award will be recognized at the 2010 ARA Conference and Exposition. The winner will be awarded a 2010 Harley-Davidson® motorcycle. New for 2010, the ag retailer who nominates the winning Operator of the year will receive a Harley gift as well: A three-day/two-night Harley Road Trip for the nominator and a friend.

"A common thread between our previous Operators of the Year is that they all worked in an environment that fostered excellence," Sharitz says. "We think it’s only appropriate, then, to also recognize the ag retailer who has helped our Operator of the Year achieve the highest possible level of performance and professionalism."

Ag retailers can nominate their top operators for consideration for the 2010 Operator of the Year program by going to