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Source: Rural Lifestyle Dealer news release

Brookfield, Wisconsin -- Rural Lifestyle Dealer magazine announces its 2019 Dealerships of the Year. Jacobi Sales of Palmyra, Ind., is the multi-store recipient and Alex Power Equipment of Alexandria, Minn., is the single-store recipient. Now in its 13th year, Rural Lifestyle Dealer's annual program recognizes the industry's top-performing dealers that sell and service equipment for the rural lifestyle market.

Jacobi Sales has 7 locations and was founded in 1928. It carries Case IH, Kubota, Cub Cadet, Kawasaki, Land Pride and Woods Equipment.

Alex Power Equipment was founded in 1921 and carries Kubota, Bobcat, Land Pride, Bush Hog, Cub Cadet, Husqvarna, Honda Power Equipment, Felling Trailers, DCT Trailers, ABU Trailers.

Rural Lifestyle Dealer's print and online coverage features in-depth interviews where the dealers share the practices and financial metrics that helped them achieve Dealership of the Year status. Go here to read the feature about Alex Power Equipment. Go here to read the feature about Jacobi Sales.

Each year's recipient is selected by an independent panel of judges based on criteria that includes 10 measurements, such as sales growth, financial performance, succession planning, community involvement and more.

Past recipients of the award include: Sherwood Tractor, Rose Bud Ark; Ranchland Tractor & ATV, Saucier, Miss., Big Valley Tractor, Stockton, Calif.; Ewald Kubota, Seguin, Texas; Blue River Tractors, Calera, Okla.; PrairieCoast Equipment, Kamloops, British Columbia; Kelly Tractor & Equipment, Longview, Texas; Armstrong Implements, Swift Current, Saskatchewan; AgriVision Equipment (formerly A&M Green Power Group), Pacific Junction, Iowa; Mid-State Equipment, Janesville, Wis.; S&H Farm Supply, Rogersville, Mo.; Kingline Equipment, Cantonment, Fla.; Jordan Sales & Service, Post Falls, Idaho; Little Tractor & Equipment, Metropolis, Ill.; and Dave's Tractor, Red Bluff, Calif.

About Rural Lifestyle Dealer

Rural Lifestyle Dealer is published by Lessiter Media Inc. 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 was founded in 1981 by Frank and Pam Lessiter. For more information, contact Michael Ellis, Rural Lifestyle Dealer publisher, mellis@lessitermedia.com, 262-777-2432 or Lynn Woolf, Rural Lifestyle Dealer managing editor, lwoolf@lessitermedia.com, 316-648-3717.