AGCO Corp., a worldwide distributor and manufacturer of agricultural equipment, has named Mose Middleton of Nutrien Ag Solutions in Rochester, IN, the 2019 Operator of the Year. The award recognizes professional operators for their hard work and commitment to their customers and their local communities. This is the 14th year for the industry award sponsored by AGCO.
Middleton, a professional applicator for more than 30 years, applies on 33,000 acres per year. He credits the people he meets as one of the best parts of the job. “I like to stop and talk to the farmers when I am applying,” Middleton says.
“The farmers I meet are good people and just like me. I want them to succeed, which helps me be successful as well,” Middleton says. “I love to see that what I’ve done makes a difference at the end of day. I enjoy my job and meeting all the people is the most rewarding thing about it.”