Industry-leading technologies in AGCO application, row-crop and tillage equipment add up to significant advantages in machine performance and operational efficiencies
Duluth, Ga. – August 5, 2010 – AGCO – Your Agriculture Company – a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, is pleased to introduce a variety of new products for tech-savvy professional producers and agricultural retailers. The new products offer innovative features created through AGCO’s customer-driven research and development efforts. Each piece of equipment is proof of AGCO’s commitment to bringing agriculture customers advanced technology and innovative products that will help each of them be efficient, productive and profitable.
These new products will be on display at industry events and farm shows this fall.
AGCO Introduces Sunflower® 1550 Series Five Section Disc Harrows
The all-new Sunflower 1550 Series five section disc harrows are built with ground-breaking technology not found on any other piece of tillage equipment. The patent-pending duplex wing hinges and walking triple tandems are two of the innovative features on the Sunflower 1550 Series that help growers cover more acres and break through the toughest soil environments in the corn and wheat belts. News Release
AGCO Application Equipment Unveils New TerraGator® 6303 and 8303 Models
The new TerraGator models 6303 and 8303 from AGCO Application Equipment have been designed to make the industry’s hardest-working flotation applicator even more productive with key features such as the innovative AGCO Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT), AGCO SISU POWER™ 8.4 liter diesel engine, and cab improvements. News Release
New Drive System Strengthens Industry-Leading RoGator® Lineup
The experts at AGCO Application Equipment are rolling out five new RoGator high-clearance applicators for 2011. The critical new feature is a proven drive system that AGCO has engineered to deliver even higher levels of performance and reliability in the field. News Release
Rising Diesel Fuel Costs, Tougher EPA Regulations Create Challenges for Farmers
With the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Tier IV interim (Tier IVi) emissions standards for off-road vehicles rapidly approaching, many farmers are concerned about environmental compliance. At the same time, they’re keeping a watchful eye on rising diesel fuel prices and wondering how the engines of these new “environmentally friendly” row-crop tractors will fare in terms of performance and fuel efficiency.
An increasing number of growers have found that new engine technologies can keep emissions in check while also delivering outstanding performance and fuel efficiency. A perfect example is the AGCO SISU POWER™ 8.4 L engine with e3™ selective catalytic reduction (SCR) clean-air technology that is found in Challenger® and Massey Ferguson® high-horsepower row crop tractors. News Release
Sunflower®, RoGator®, TerraGator®, Massey Ferguson®, AGCO SISU POWER™ and e3™ are worldwide brands of AGCO. Challenger® is a registered trademark of Caterpillar Inc. and is used under license by AGCO.
AGCO, Your Agriculture Company, (NYSE: AGCO) was founded in 1990 and offers a full product line of tractors, combines, hay tools, sprayers, forage, tillage equipment, implements, and related replacement parts. AGCO agricultural products are sold under the core brands of Challenger®, Fendt®, Massey Ferguson® and Valtra®, and are distributed globally through more than 2,700 independent dealers and distributors, in more than 140 countries worldwide. Retail financing is available through AGCO Finance. AGCO is headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, USA. In 2009, AGCO had net sales of $6.6 billion. Please visit our website at http://www.AGCOcorp.com.