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Source: Rural Lifestyle Dealer news release

Brookfield, Wisconsin -- Ranchland Tractor & ATV of Saucier, Miss., is Rural Lifestyle Dealer magazine's 2018 Dealership of the Year in the single-store category. Sherwood Tractor of Rose Bud, Ark. is the magazine's 2018 Dealership of the Year in the multi-store category.

This is the 12th 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.

"Ranchland Tractor & ATV and Sherwood Tractor earned top honors for their outstanding financial performances and commitments to customers among other accomplishments. We're pleased to recognize Ranchland Tractor & ATV and Sherwood Tractor and share these dealerships' best practices with our dealer-readers," says Michael Ellis, Rural Lifestyle Dealer publisher.

"It's an honor to win, especially considering the prior winners and knowing the quality of their dealership operations. Winning an award like this isn't possible without a strong dedicated team," says David Holman, owner of Ranchland Tractor & ATV.

The dealership carries Mahindra, Bad Boy, Can-Am, Gravely, Texas Bragg Trailers, Polaris, Mahindra Roxor, Sea Doo, and Woods Equipment.

"I consider it a great honor, and I'm very humbled to be named Dealership of the Year by Rural Lifestyle Dealer magazine," says Bart Sherwood, owner of Sherwood Tractor. "This is an achievement that I never dreamed I would receive. It's just one of those 'once-in-a-lifetime' type of things. Our customers and my hard-working associates are the ones who have made it possible for Sherwood Tractor to achieve this national recognition. Thanks and appreciation to my customers and associates. Our growth has been unbelievable over the last 10 years here in small town Rose Bud, Ark. Again, I'm honored,"

The dealership carries Mahindra, Bad Boy, Bush-Whacker, Claas, Cub Cadet, STIHL, Vermeer, and Precision Trailers.

Both dealership are also featured in a series of video interviews sponsored by Basic Software Systems.

Basic Software Systems has been providing dealerships across the country with a Dealership Management System Solution for 38 years that guarantees success. The solutions fit the needs of dealerships of all sizes and are adaptable as dealerships grow.

Rural Lifestyle Dealer is published by Lessiter Media and has been specializing the rural equipment market for more than 10 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.