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

AGCO has introduced its latest harvesting solution, the AutoDock header docking system, for Fendt IDEAL combines. AutoDock is the industry’s first automatic system for connecting and disconnecting combine headers, without having to get out of the combine, says the company. It eliminates the job of manually lifting and attaching or detaching drivelines, which, as anyone… Read More

AGCO is introducing the latest in their baler lineup: the Massey Ferguson RB 4160P Protec combo baler. The unit, which produces 4-by-5-foot bales, combines all the features found on the RB Series silage balers with an integrated bale-wrapping unit, allowing producers to harvest and ensile high-moisture forages in one process. Whether harvesting forage for a… Read More

AGCO, the parent company of Fendt, Massey Ferguson, Gleaner, and Challenger, is conducting agronomic research trials and holding field demonstrations in 2021 with the objective of helping farmers successfully sequester soil carbon in their farming operations. The carbon credit market is evolving rapidly and is a potential revenue channel for farmers, especially in the U.S…. Read More

The new AGCO Challenger MT800 track tractors could be considered the MT700’s “big brother,” with lots of options and upgrades. There’s different sizes and options for models and the new series builds on the success of the MT700s. Joining Bernard Tobin to break it all down is David Soliday, AGCO senior tactical marketing manager. “From… Read More

Fendt users are more than familiar with the 200 Vario series, which was launched almost ten years ago. Now, AGCO is introducing a new generation of the tractor, with a complete redesign, bringing it closer to the design of the large tractors. The Fendt 200 Vario series includes five models — the Fendt 207, 208,… Read More

Fendt has made some noticeable changes to the small field robot concept that the company first unveiled in 2017. The Xaver is a compact, electric-powered prototype from AGCO/Fendt that’s designed to work autonomously in swarms or groups in a field, with the aim of reducing soil compaction, energy consumption, and, potentially, labour costs, versus traditional… Read More

AGCO has announced a new lineup of Massey Ferguson compact tractors — the 1800M and 2800M series. The series has five 4-wheel-drive models, ranging from 35-60 engine horsepower, replacing the 1700M series compact tractors that are offered in both factory-installed cab and open-station ROPS models. The 2800M series offers three 2.43 litre, 4-cylinder models, from… Read More

AGCO — which carries brands such as Fendt, Massey Ferguson, Gleaner, and Challenger — is acquiring research and product development Firm 151 Research to create new technology solutions for grain customers. Previously, AGCO and 151 Research had an exclusive technology partnership to develop GSI GrainViz precision grain monitoring, which gives growers and commercial operators advanced… Read More

AGCO Corporation has launched the latest Fendt IDEAL combine. The 10, and 10T Fendt IDEAL combines have a maximum engine power of 790 HP, and up to 20 per cent more throughput capacity than previous models. The harvesting automation makes operation easier and helps ensure top grain quality. The IDEAL 10 and 10t join the… Read More

 

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