Operator of the Year recognizes the skills, dedication, customer service and community involvement of the hard-working custom application professionals across the nation
DULUTH, Ga. (September 4, 2018) – AGCO Corporation (NYSE: AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment and solutions, congratulates their media partner, Red Barn Media Group, on winning 14 awards from the American Agricultural Editors’ Association at the 2018 Ag Media Summit held August 9-11, 2018 in Scottsdale, AZ.
“Since the inception of our partnership in 2008, the quality, veracity, and overall content Red Barn publishes with us has been nothing short of exceptional,” says Meghann McNally, director, North American marketing excellence. “We are proud to provide their print and digital content to our dealer network and producers to educate them on farming techniques, delight them with human interest stories, and introduce them to fellow agricultural producers in spotlight stories.”
Red Barn Media Group and AGCO Corporation produce content for FarmLifeTM, Performance Agronomy®, and BALE® magazines, all of which are collected digitally at myFarmLife.com. Along with a dozen other honors, myFarmLife.com took first place for overall website and for website design. It is a premier destination for ag producers and dealers to access a broad spectrum of information related to AGCO products, family farming, rural life, agriculture best practices and advancements in agriculture technology.
"We are exceedingly proud to share this honor with AGCO, its dealer network, and with the customers that make this content successful," says Bruce Thomas, owner and publisher at Red Barn Media Group. "Providing the best, most relevant stories and information about farming with AGCO equipment on every platform—print or digital—is the mission of the FarmLife content program," Thomas says.
Red Barn Media Group is a content marketing/brand journalism business, providing editorial content for magazines, websites, social media and all forms of corporate communication. Its concept of Advanced Content® imbues relevant editorial messages with customer feedback, that not only offers readers and viewers enlightening and entertaining content that enhances their lives, but also gives customers the positive, authoritative voice in content regarding product. Red Barn Media Group tells the customer’s story so that other customers—both current and prospective—can benefit.
AAEA the Agricultural Communicators Network
2018 AAEA Communications Awards – full list can be found at website
1st: Red Barn Media Group and AGCO Corporation, myFarmLife.com
2nd: Red Barn Media Group and AGCO Corporation, “Get in the Zone in AGCO’s Performance Agronomy”
3rd: Red Barn Media Group and AGCO Corporation “Smart Seed Selection in AGCO’s Performance Agronomy’
Publication – Print or Electronic – For Profit
2nd: Red Barn Media Group and AGCO Corporation, FarmLife Magazine
3rd: Red Barn Media Group and AGCO Corporation, BALE Magazine
Social Media Campaigns
2nd: Red Barn Media Group and AGCO Corporation, FarmLife Social Media
3rd: Red Barn Media Group and AGCO Corporation, “Hesston Knows Hay” Video Series
Cover Page Design -- Custom
3rd: Jamie Cole, Performance Agronomy, Spring 2018
Special Editorial Section Design
2nd: Leo Nieter, FarmLife Magazine, “BALE Special Section”
Overall Magazine Design – Custom
3rd: Jamie Cole, FarmLife Magazine, Summer 2017
Web Design – Electronic Newsletter/Magazine
1st: Jamie Cole, myFarmLife.com
Best Use of Photography in a Print Periodical
3rd: Jamie Cole, FarmLife Magazine
3rd: Jamie Cole, FarmLife Magazine
3rd: Leo Nieter, BALE Magazine