AGCO is touting a five to seven percentage fuel efficiency gain for its new AGCO Power Core50 engine. The 4-cylinder 5.0 litre engine first appeared in the the Fendt 600 Vario tractor and AGCO is billing it as the  “most advanced diesel engine platform on the market today.” It’s set to debut in other AGCO… Read More

AGCO is set to become a majority owner of Trimble’s precision agriculture business. The two companies have entered a joint venture agreement, which will see AGCO pay Trimble US$2 billion for an 85 per cent stake. JCA Technologies, the Manitoba-based autonomous tech company which was acquired by AGCO in 2022, will also be brought into… Read More

Two more major agricultural equipment manufacturers have signed memoranda of understanding regarding farmers’ right to repair their own equipment. The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) says AGCO and Kubota have each signed MOUs that were negotiated independently but are similar to agreements previously reached with John Deere and CNH Industrial. Altogether, the four agreements are… Read More

In 1923 it took a crew of 12 people to cut, bind, thresh, and bag grain for storage. That was the same year that Curtis, Edwin, and Ernest Baldwin developed the Gleaner combine to make harvesting more efficient, less labour intensive and more enjoyable for the farmer. Fast forward 100 years and the Gleaner brand… Read More

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

 

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