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Lyle Yost
Born (1913-03-05)March 5, 1913
Died April 5, 2012(2012-04-05) (aged 99)
Nationality American
Alma mater Goshen College
Known for Agriculture equipment manufacturer, Inventor
Spouse(s) Wife
Children 3 sons, 1 daughter

Lyle E. Yost (March 5, 1913 – April 5, 2012) was an American agriculture equipment manufacturer and inventor.

Yost was the designer and inventor of the 1947 unloading auger, the catalyst for the development of Hesston Manufacturing in Hesston, Kansas. The device was used to unload grain from farm combines. The company's controlling stake was sold to Italian corporation Fiat Trattori in 1977. Fiat Trattori bought the rest of Hesston Manufacturing in 1987. In 1991, a year after being created, AGCO Corporation bought the rights to Hesston Manufacturing.

Yost's success in the agriculture industry led to multiple awards and accolades. This included articles of his success in Fortune and Forbes.

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