It’s been said that “nothing runs like a Deere.” But in 2013, nothing seemed to stop traffic at the annual Midwest AG Industries Exposition (MAGIE) like a Deere. At this year’s MAGIE, attendees had the opportunity to vote for the one product featured at the show that literally “stopped them in their tracks to take
The summer equipment season always seems to generate its share of market buzz. Usually, after ag retailers attend the annual Midwest AG Industries Exposition (MAGIE) or an equipment manufacturer product showcase, they come away talking about how interesting or exciting a certain product was. Also, normally, due to different show focuses and equipment manufacturer emphasis,
Perhaps it’s appropriate, given that it’s an Olympic year. One year after officially debuting at the 2011 Midwest AG Industries Exposition (MAGIE) show, the Patriot 4430 self-propelled sprayer has capped off an award filled first year. In 2011, the unit was named the Product of the Year by readers of CropLife IRON, taking home the
Last week, I attended the annual Midwest AG Industries Exposition (MAGIE) event. Highlights included numerous ride-and-drives of the latest self-propelled sprayers, plenty of pork-based food and, of course, the awarding of the annual ShowStopper Award, given to the most “showstopping product” at the show. Still, for me, one of the most gratifying parts of MAGIE
Each year, the Midwest AG Industries Exposition (MAGIE) showcases the best application equipment and products agriculture has to offer. And last week’s MAGIE in Bloomington, IL, was no different. There were plenty of first-class products generating buzz among attendees, but only one earned CropLife IRON magazine’s ShowStopper award. In past years, the ShowStopper Award winner
If you are involved in the ag retail marketplace and love Big IRON, this is a special week. Starting on Wednesday, August 22, more than 1,000 visitors will descend upon the Fairgrounds in Bloomington, IL, for the annual Midwest AG Industries Exposition (better known as “MAGIE” to her friends). This will officially start the busy
At any given Midwest AG Industries Exposition (MAGIE), there are many products that get attendees talking. Phrases such as “you’ve got to see this” or “I loved driving that” are frequently heard at many of the booths that dot the fairgrounds in Bloomington, IL. Yet, each year, one product rises above all the others in
At any annual Midwest AG Industries Exposition (MAGIE), there is plenty of flashy and big ag equipment for attendees to touch, drive and experience first-hand. However, at the end of the day, most visitors to the fairgrounds in Bloomington, IL, tend to talk about that one product they saw that absolutely was the most exciting.
GVM’s Tom Ulrich shares his thoughts on the company’s Prowler E350 — winner of the 2010 ShowStopper award at MAGIE — with CropLife IRON editor Eric Sfiligoj.
This week, the annual Midwest AG Industries Exposition (MAGIE) takes place in Bloomington, IL. For ag retailers and their equipment suppliers, this is the summer show equivalent of Mecca. From the early indications, this year’s gathering should be well attended. While the past two MAGIE shows have been somewhat reserved as economic conditions became uncertain