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DES MOINES, IA — (May 14, 2015) Meredith Agrimedia today announced Ross Hutto as the winner of the Faces of Agriculture Sweepstakes. As the grand prize winner, Hutto will be awarded a Polaris RANGER® 570 EPS Full-Size Turbo Silver. He plans to use the UTV for utility purposes and recreation on his 334 acre ranch in Jewett, Texas.
“Our family is very excited to be the winners of the Faces of Agriculture Sweepstakes,” said Hutto. “We have owned Polaris UTVs in the past, but we’ve never had anything as versatile as the Polaris RANGER 570 EPS Full-Size. We look forward to having a UTV that can be used for work around the ranch, and transportation between our favorite hunting and fishing locations.”
Hutto was selected in a random drawing of more than 68,000 entries. The Faces of Agriculture Sweepstakes ran from February 2 through March 31, 2015 on Agriculture.com and LivingTheCountryLife.com.
“Polaris is thrilled to name Ross Hutto the winner of the Faces of Agriculture Sweepstakes,” said Chris Vogtman, marketing manager for Polaris. “We know the vehicle will serve as the workhorse on the Hutto ranch. From sun up to sun down, the RANGER 570 EPS Full-Size offers the ultimate versatility to get more done.”
Pro Powersports of Conroe will award Hutto his Polaris RANGER 570 EPS Full-Size Turbo Silver.
Polaris is a recognized leader in the powersports industry with annual 2014 sales of $4.5 billion. Polaris designs, engineers, manufactures and markets innovative, high quality off-road consumer and military vehicles, including all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and the Polaris RANGER® and RZR® side-by-side vehicles, snowmobiles, motorcycles and on-road electric/hybrid powered vehicles.
Polaris is among the global sales leaders for both snowmobiles and off-road vehicles and has established a presence in the heavyweight cruiser and touring motorcycle market with the Victory® and Indian Motorcycle® and Slingshot® brands. Additionally, Polaris continues to invest in the global Work and Transportation vehicle industry with Global Electric Motorcars (GEM), Goupil Industrie SA, Aixam Mega S.A.S., and internally developed vehicles. Polaris enhances the riding experience with a complete line of Polaris Engineered Parts, Accessories and Apparel, Klim branded apparel and ORV accessories under the Kolpin®, Cycle Country® and Pro Armor® brands.
Polaris Industries Inc. trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “PII”, and the Company is included in the S&P Mid-Cap 400 stock price index.
Information about the complete line of Polaris products, apparel and vehicle accessories are available from authorized Polaris dealers or anytime at Polaris ATV RANGER RZR Snowmobile Official Website.
About Meredith Agrimedia
The Meredith Agrimedia brand builds on Meredith’s 112-year heritage of serving the information needs of rural and farm families through more than 4 million touchpoints. It encompasses Successful Farming®, Living the Country Life®, Agriculture.com and Ageless Iron Almanac® to provide marketing solutions by engaging those living on the land through a wide variety of platforms, including publishing, digital, broadcast and mobile.
Successful Farming was Meredith’s first magazine in 1902. Its website, Agriculture.com, was established in 1995 as one of the first agricultural websites in America. Living the Country Life was founded in 2002 as a sister publication to Successful Farming. The editors identified a growing community of small farmers and acreage owners across the United States that needed information tailored to their lifestyles. In 2007, Living the Country Life became a standalone multimedia brand, using publishing, radio, digital, and television to reach the rural lifestyle audience.