Showstopper Award

2016 ShowStopper | Case IH Patriot 4440 Sprayer
Equipment5 Show-stopping Products On Display At 2016 MAGIE
August 26, 2016
For 10 years now, visitors to the yearly Midwest AG Industries Exposition (MAGIE) show have been tasked with voting for Read More
2015 ShowStopper Award, MAGIE
EquipmentA ShowStopper From Case IH: The Patriot 2250
August 31, 2015
For nine years now, visitors to the yearly Midwest AG Industries Exposition (MAGIE) show have been tasked with not only Read More
MAGIE 2014 ShowStopper
EquipmentJohn Deere Again Wins MAGIE ShowStopper Award
August 25, 2014
For the second consecutive year, John Deere was honored at the Midwest AG Industries Exposition (MAGIE) for its new R4045 sprayer. Read More
Eric SfiligojMAGIE 2014: A ShowStopping Event
August 8, 2014
The kick-off to the summer show season, Midwest AG Industries Exposition (MAGIE), takes place next week in Bloomington, IL. Read More
EquipmentMAGIE ShowStopper Award: Green Steals The Show
September 23, 2013
It’s been said that “nothing runs like a Deere.” But in 2013, nothing seemed to stop traffic at the annual Read More
Eric SfiligojThe R4038 Impresses Two Places At Once
August 26, 2013
The summer equipment season always seems to generate its share of market buzz. Usually, after ag retailers attend the annual Read More
Equipment2012 MAGIE ShowStopper Award Plays Patriot Games
September 18, 2012
Perhaps it’s appropriate, given that it’s an Olympic year. One year after officially debuting at the 2011 Midwest AG Industries Read More
Eric SfiligojAg Equipment Still Going Strong
August 27, 2012
Last week, I attended the annual Midwest AG Industries Exposition (MAGIE) event. Highlights included numerous ride-and-drives of the latest self-propelled Read More
Equipment5 Show-stopping Products At 2012 MAGIE
August 27, 2012
Each year, the Midwest AG Industries Exposition (MAGIE) showcases the best application equipment and products agriculture has to offer. And Read More
Eric SfiligojIt’s MAGIE Week
August 17, 2012
If you are involved in the ag retail marketplace and love Big IRON, this is a special week. Starting on Read More
EquipmentNothing Stops Traffic Like A Deere
October 12, 2011
At any given Midwest AG Industries Exposition (MAGIE), there are many products that get attendees talking. Phrases such as “you’ve Read More
SprayersShowStopper On The Prowler
September 17, 2010
At any annual Midwest AG Indus­tries Exposition (MAGIE), there is plenty of flashy and big ag equipment for attendees to Read More
EquipmentVideo: GVM Wins ShowStopper Award
August 30, 2010
GVM’s Tom Ulrich shares his thoughts on the company’s Prowler E350 — winner of the 2010 ShowStopper award at MAGIE — with CropLife Read More
EquipmentIt’s Show Time!
August 13, 2010
This week, the annual Midwest AG Industries Exposition (MAGIE) takes place in Bloomington, IL. For ag retailers and their equipment Read More
SprayersRoGator Series: Stopping Power
September 24, 2009
Admittedly, to stand out at any trade show is difficult. At an equipment show such as the Midwest AG Industries Read More
SprayersRoGator 2010 Wins MAGIE ShowStopper
August 25, 2009
AGCO Corp. captured the annual ShowStopper Award for 2009 with its new RoGator for 2010 at the Midwest AG Industries Read More
EquipmentA ShowStopping Tribute
October 30, 2008
At sporting events, images of the flag usually make spectators stand up and cheer. At this year’s Midwest AG Industries Read More
EquipmentAll Hail Hagie
September 10, 2008
The STS14 sprayer from Hagie Manufac­turing was named the winner of the first annual ShowStopper Award, presented by CropLife IRON Read More
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