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Source: Equipment Dealers Assn news release

St. Louis, Missouri -- The Equipment Dealers Assn. (EDA) is pleased to announce the four recipients of the 2018 Dealer's Choice Awards. The awards are given to the top rated manufacturers in EDA's four membership categories as a result of the data derived from the 2018 Dealer-Manufacturer Relations Survey.

2018 Dealer's Choice Award Recipients are:

Full-Line Manufacturer: Claas
Tractor Manufacturer: LS Tractor
Shortline Manufacturer: Bourgault
Outdoor Power Equipment Manufacturer: Scag

This year marks the fourth consecutive Dealer's Choice Award for LS Tractor, with Scag receiving its third and Bourgault receiving its second in their respective categories. Claas is a first-time Dealer's Choice recipient and a newcomer to the Full-Line category.

EDA also recognizes exceptional overall manufacturer ratings with the Gold Level Award. This year's recipients are:

Full Line Manufacturer: John Deere, Kubota
Tractor Manufacturer: Branson Tractor, YANMAR America
Shortline Manufacturer: Landoll, MacDon, Meyer Manufacturing, Vermeer
Outdoor Power Equipment Manufacturer: ECHO, Exmark, Ferris, Grasshopper, Shindaiwa, Stihl, Walker, Wright Manufacturing