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2018 Top hand contest leaders

Miami County Committee - 33
Linn County Committee - 23
Ty Riggs, Sedan - 17
Gregg Stewart, Washington - 6
Harry Moser, Wheaton - 6
Dustin Wootten, McLouth - 5
Nate Allen, Parsons - 4
Wayne Carpenter, Brewster - 4
Jeremiah Harring, Leona - 4
Phil Perry, Oskaloosa - 4            
Russ Walker, Altoona - 4
Becky Farha, Yates Center - 3
Bill Hilbert, Meriden - 3
Leanne Litton, Glasco - 3
Derek Pfrang, Wetmore - 3
Morris Rokey, Sabetha - 3
Mark Schultz, Lucas - 3

Learn more about contest sponsor, John Deere

Recruiter of the month winners

Dec. 2018 - Wayne Carpenter, Brewster
January 2019 - Rusty Wiggs, Topeka

The top recruiter each month receives a $50 Cabela's gift card. All monthly winners will be entered in a drawing for a $250 Cabela's gift card to be given away at the annual convention.


Recruiter prizes for 2018

1 recruit - 26-oz. insulated KLA tumbler
3 recruits - set of 4 KLA EAT BEEF steak knives
5 recruits - Stanley FATMAX spotlight
10 recruits - $150 Cabela’s gift card
15 recruits - pair of Roper, Stetson or Tin Haul boots from
20 recruits - 30-30 rifle
Recruiter of the Year (Minimum of 25 recruits) - Custom-made 20X felt hat from Greeley Hat Works.

Contest prizes are cumulative, which means recruiters receive an additional prize for each level they reach. The Top Hand Contest is sponsored exclusively by John Deere.


Contact Letty Meek ( or 785.273.5115) for current and prospective member lists and applications for your use in inviting friends and neighbors to join our efforts in advancing members’ common business interests and enhancing their ability to meet consumer demand. Your KLA membership staff team will be happy to help you develop a recruitment strategy that best fits your area.