Morton Buildings and Caterpillar to Offer Largest Prize Package for 2018’s “Giving Away the Farm” Sweepstakes

July 10, 2018

Morton, IL—Morton Buildings, the industry leader in post-frame construction, and Caterpillar,  the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives, today announced a collaboration that will deliver the largest prize package in the history of Morton Buildings’ annual “Giving Away the Farm” sweepstakes.  This year’s prize package is valued at over $120,000, which includes a Morton building and a 2018 Cat® 249D Compact Track Loader with three attachments.

“Giving Away the Farm” sweepstakes will begin on July 10, 2018 and will conclude on October 18, 2018.  Previous winners of the “Giving Away the Farm” sweepstakes have constructed farm, equestrian, commercial, and residential facilities across Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Illinois, Ohio, and New York.

The Caterpillar prize component is awarded as a Cat 249D Compact Track Loader with cab heat and air, advanced display, hydraulic quick coupler, and bar tread track.   Its standard, suspended undercarriage system provides superior traction, flotation, stability and speed to work in a wide range of applications and underfoot conditions.  Its vertical lift design delivers extended reach and lift height for quick and easy truck loading.  The three attachments included in the prize package are 48” fork tines and carriage, 74" multi-purpose bucket, and 72" grapple rake.

The Morton building prize is awarded as a $50,000 credit towards the construction of a Morton Buildings building of winner’s choice.  There is no purchase or payment necessary to win.  The sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 48 contiguous United States and D.C. who are 21 years of age or older who own land within the Morton Buildings service area.  To enter the sweepstakes online between July 10 and October 18, 2018, as well as view official rules and prize details, visit or register to win in-person at participating trade shows.  

 “We’re excited to collaborate again with Caterpillar to deliver an unbelievable and record-breaking prize package,” said Brian Haraf, Director of Marketing, Morton Buildings.  “The farm community relies on Cat products to improve productivity and efficiency of its daily operations.  Both companies share a tradition of superior quality and this collaboration showcases our dedication to the ag industry.”

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About Morton Buildings

Morton Buildings, headquartered in Morton, Illinois, is the industry leader in post-frame manufacturing and construction.  At Morton, the difference is in the details.  From our cutting-edge innovations, best-in-class warranty, to our craftsmen in the field, we are dedicated to surpassing expectations.  Our legacy of excellence in construction spans more than a century and more than a quarter-million satisfied customers.  For more information, please visit


Brian Haraf

Director of Marketing, Morton Buildings


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