The Most Exclusive Award

In the Application Industry

Annual operator of the year contest shines a spotlight on the most impressive application equipment operators in the business.


There’s a place where good people still finish first.

For 13 years, AGCO has recognized the top operators in the application industry with the Operator of the Year Award. The Operator of the Year program recognizes custom applicators in North America who spend hundreds of hours in the field every year, applying fertilizer and crop protection products on millions of crop acres. The award showcases the hard work professional applicators put into caring for crops and customers, as well as their involvement in their communities. We’re proud to recognize these outstanding people, and feel they deserve all the thanks they can get.

Key Information

Nominations Open August 20, 2018
Nominations Close October 22, 2018
Finalists Announced November 19, 2018
Winner Announced November 28, 2018
Stay In Touch on Social Media #OTY2018
Nominate Your Operator of the Year
Learn more about the Operator of the Year Winnners
View the 2018 Operator of the Year Terms and Conditions

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