AGCO announced today that the Challenger Team, Challenger track tractors and sprayers will be integrated into the Fendt AGCO brand in the Europe and Middle East sales region. This action applies exclusively to the AGCO Region EME Europe and Middle East. Challenger products will continue to be sold through the AGCO network in the AGCO NA North America, SA South America, and […]
Challenger will be demonstrating the award winning RoGator 600 at the National Self-Propelled Sprayer Demo Day taking place at Bramcote Hall Farm, Tamworth, Staffordshire on Wednesday 22nd February 2017. Providing superior levels of operator visibility, space and comfort, Challenger’s RoGator 600D self-propelled sprayer is the first machine to use AGCO’s newly-developed global cab.
Industry experts and training professionals from across the agriculture sector told the audience during the AGCO Academy Apprentice Awards ceremony on 15th December, that the importance of high service levels at agricultural dealerships is crucial to the future success of the industry, and this is underpinned by the emergence of newly qualified dealership technicians. During […]
Massey Ferguson have announced the introduction of the MF 6700 S Series, which includes the world’s first 200hp, four-cylinder agricultural tractor. Its unrivalled four-cylinder power, manoeuvrability and agility puts the MF 6700 S in a class of its own. Massey Ferguson’s new ‘S Effect’ takes maximum four-cylinder engine output to 200hp (with Engine Power Management) […]
Massey Ferguson is celebrating production of the 67,000th combine harvester at AGCO’s Breganze Manufacturing Facility in northern Italy. The 67,000th machine to roll off the assembly line is a 360hp MF BETA 7370 combine destined for work in Sweden.
Luke Watson, an apprentice at Peacock & Binnington at their Louth depot, was named Most Improved Student at the AGCO Dealer Apprenticeship Scheme Awards, held at the end of 2015. A delighted Luke (pictured below) said: “I’ve had a great time while working for Peacock and Binnington. “I’ve learned so many industry-relevant skills, made lots […]
Fendt will now offer hay rakes, tedders as well as drum and disc mowers. The forage harvesting machines are produced at the AGCO location in Feucht, Bavaria. Included in the new line are the drum mower Fendt Cutter (working width 2.20 m to 3.26 m, 2 to 4 mowing drums), the disc mower Fendt Slicer […]
Massey Ferguson is launching a tractor for the Kenya market which will provide emerging farmers and new-start agricultural contractors with the important first step in farm mechanisation.
General Leasing S.A., AGCO’s distributor for Massey Ferguson tractors and combines in Romania, has opened a new branch in Podu Iloaiei, Iași County, following an investment of over 750.000 EUR This investment is part of General Leasing’s extensive development plan that targets reaching an optimal level in regard to the capacity to cover the whole […]
With the machinery trade being well represented at Cereals, comments from four companies on the event is hardly representative of the whole trade. However, if used as a potential barometer, they are nothing if not extremely positive. Lindsay Haddon, AGCO advertising and sales promotion manager, said: “AGCO’s return to the Cereals show was a welcomed […]
Last week Peacock & Binnington in association with AGCO’s Harvesting team hosted a two day event to showcase their investment into combine harvesting business. Customers in attendance were given a presentation on the history and heritage of Massey Ferguson Harvesting by Joe Ford (AGCO Harvesting – North UK Area Sales Manager), highlighting the $50 Million […]
Massey Ferguson has announced that the Beauvais Manufacturing Facility in France has been nominated by AGCO to produce a new range of tractors from the end of 2015. The plant will manufacture the cab version of the MF 4700 tractor for the European market. These models are part of the new Massey Ferguson Global Series […]
Fendt have just confirmed their full lineup of machinery for LAMMA 2015. But the brand, traditionally known for its dominance of the high horsepower sector, is now also looking to smaller farms as an opportunity to continue its market share growth. Fendt, a major force in the high horsepower sector of the market, will use […]
Agco celebrated recently with the latest group of technicians to graduate from the Dealer Apprentice Scheme at a special awards event held at Warwickshire College. 2014 sees the fifteenth crop of students to graduate from a scheme that has seen over two hundred future technicians develop their skills and go on to successful careers in […]
Simon Pink, technician at the Melton branch of Thurlow Nunn Standen, (left) and Nathan Sharp, technician at the Littleport branch, (right) recently completed their AGCO Dealer Apprenticeship. Adrian Brown, Service Director of Thurlow Nunn Standen, (pictured centre) said: “The 2014 AGCO Dealer Apprentice Awards presentation was a […]
AGCO is pleased to announce that technicians employed by dealerships handling one or more of its four principal machinery brands within the United Kingdom and Ireland will be able to register on a nationally-recognised technician accreditation scheme developed and backed by the AEA and IAgrE, with support from BAGMA. Known as the Landbased Technician Accreditation […]