AGCO has announced as of May 5, 2022, it was subject to a ransomware attack that has impacted some of its production facilities. The company says it is still investigating the event of the attack, but it is anticipated that its business operations will be adversely affected for several days, and potentially longer to fully… Read More

AGCO says it has acquired JCA Industries, Inc., a Manitoba-based company that develops software and electronic systems to control and automate tractors and agricultural machines. Headquartered in Winnipeg, JCA has worked behind-the-scenes with many agricultural equipment manufacturers on their electronic designs in the past, including projects focused on automation and robotics. For example, JCA worked… Read More

Despite production and supply chain challenges, major farm equipment manufacturers are reporting better than expected earnings thanks to strong demand for tractors and combines. On Friday, Deere & Co. joined competitors CNH and AGCO in publishing quarterly financials this month that have exceeded analysts’ projections. Deere said net sales from equipment operations for the first… Read More

Massey Ferguson has two new round balers on offer, the 1745 D and the RB 4160 P Protec. RealAgriculture’s Kara Oosterhuis caught up with Matt LeCroy, marketing manager of hay and forage at AGCO, back in August at Farm Progress Show, to chat about the new round baler and baler-wrapper combo units. The 1745D is… Read More

Fendt’s Vario 300 Gen4 Series tractors are a compact, powerful, built-to-order piece of machinery. “Brand new to North America, excited, excited, excited to bring this tractor here,” said David Soliday, senior marketing manager of tractors at AGCO, at the 2021 Farm Progress Show at Decatur, Illinois. There are four different models on offer from Fendt,… Read More

Massey Ferguson recently showcased a redesign of their 5S tractor. Available in three models ranging from 115 to 145 HP, the redesigned 5S series tractor delivers value and capabilities for hay and livestock producers. Derek Reusser, technical marketing manager at AGCO, says the new steep-nosed design offers operators great visibility. “For loader work for example,… Read More

AGCO has introduced the Massey Ferguson VE series planters. The new planters come in rigid or folding-frame, narrow transport or track planters, which offers growers straightforward, dependable, durable planters that deliver consistent, accurate seed placement for optimum yields, says AGCO. Kirby Woods, product specialist at AGCO, says that the new planter line-up has refreshed styling,… Read More

Our Farm Progress Show 2021 coverage continues with AGCO’s Momentum Planter, which has a season of planting under its belt already. AGCO says that the design and versatility of the planter establishes a new standard for seed placement accuracy, and provides technologies to overcome adverse planting conditions for emergence. “A couple key features, like the… Read More

When engineers and designers sat down to redesign the Massey Ferguson 8S tractor, they started off by asking farmers what they wanted. “The 8S is the most ambitious redesign of a high horsepower tractor that Massey Ferguson has done in recent history,” says Adam Sills, marketing product specialist with AGCO. The power train was proven,… Read More

AGCO is announcing it will enter a proof of concept (PoC) collaboration agreement with Bosch, BASF Digital Farming, and Raven Industries. The objective of the collaboration is to evaluate targeted spraying technology to make the application of crop protection products more effective and efficient, by reducing crop input costs, while driving farm and environmental sustainability,… Read More

 

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