Gary Schulz, general manager of the International Agri-Center in Tulare, Calif., has resigned his position immediately in order to pursue other business interests.

In his 15 years as general manager, the Agri-Center's budget increased from $1 million to $6 million, staff levels increased from 5 to 20, the number of volunteers increased from 250 to 1,200 and World Ag Expo grew to become the largest farm show in the world.

In addition, under his leadership, the International Agri-Center introduced the California Antique Farm Equipment Show and Heritage Complex was built.