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RURAL LIFESTYLE DEALER NAMES ITS DEALERSHIPS OF THE YEAR FOR 2017
Source: Rural Lifestyle Dealer news release

Brookfield, Wisconsin -- Ewald Kubota is Rural Lifestyle Dealer magazine's 2017 Dealership of the Year in the multi-store category. The 8-store dealership is based in Seguin, Texas.

"Ewald Kubota earned top honors for its outstanding business practices and achievements, commitment to its employees and customers as well as other factors. We're pleased to recognize Ewald Kubota and share the dealership's best practices with our dealer-readers," says Michael Ellis, Rural Lifestyle Dealer publisher.

"We are honored to have been chosen as the 2017 Dealership of the Year! Our thanks goes to our wonderful customers and outstanding employees," says John Ewald, owner of Ewald Kubota.

The dealership carries Kubota equipment as well as Land Pride, Rhino, Scag, Vermeer, Belltec, and Terrain King lines.

Big Valley Tractor of Stockton, Calif., is Rural Lifestyle Dealer magazine's 2017 Dealership of the Year in the single-store category.

"Big Valley Tractor is an impressive dealership for many reasons, including its financial performance, service to the customer and commitment to excellence. "We're pleased to recognize Big Valley Tractor and share the dealership's best practices with our dealer-readers," says Ellis.

"All of us at Big Valley Tractor are honored to be recognized as the Rural Lifestyle Dealer Dealership of the Year in the single-store category. We couldn't have won this honor without the hard work of Brian Lagorio and his sales, parts, service and office staff. We love what we do and are grateful to be recognized for it," says co-owner Don Franzia.

The dealership carries Kubota equipment as well as Land Pride, Bear Cat, Earth & Turf, Gearmore, STIHL and Walker. They also carry PBM sprayers, Valley Tool, Guardian Ag, Porters Welding, Rinieri and Schmeiser attachments to serve the unique needs of the area's growers.

This is the 11th year that Rural Lifestyle Dealer has recognized equipment dealerships for outstanding financial performance and innovative strategies in serving hobby farmers, large property owners, landscapers and light equipment contractors.

Rural Lifestyle Dealer is published by Lessiter Media and has been specializing the rural equipment market for more than 11 years. The magazine is the industry's first and now leading magazine for equipment dealers serving the growing rural lifestyle market in North America. Lessiter Media (formerly Lessiter Publications) was founded in 1981 and provides business strategies for the ag and equine markets through its magazines, newsletters, websites, email newsletters, books, reports and events.