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 is releasing the FendtONE operator’s interface to North American growers with the introduction of the Fendt 700 Gen6 Series tractors. The FendtONE interface is a complete redesign of the operator station, featuring up to three large display screens. Drivers can each customize the tractor’s operation to their own preferences. There are now more customizable… Read More

AGCO is bringing forth the fourth generation of Fendt 300 Vario tractors to North America. The 300 Vario tractors are light while still bringing power, which make them a great fit for hay and livestock production, field work, and general farm use. The tractor will be offered in four models — ranging from 100 engine… Read More

An international group of independent journalists has named Fendt’s new Vario as Tractor of the Year 2020, for its level of connectivity, combined with several mechanical attributes. “Here we combine connectivity, smart farming, as well, with complete efficiency,” says Fendt’s Edward Snieder. The Vario 942 features a 6-cylinder, 9-litre MAN engine, optimized to deliver high… Read More

FendtOne, Fendt’s new terminal interface offers operators unique task management features, and the ability to access data from home or the tractor. “So we tried to merge the world that you will find onboard on your tractor, and the world that you will find at home on your PC,” says Fendt’s Stefan Pscheidl, in the… Read More

Unveiled for the first time at Agritechnica, Fendt’s new telehandler offers something of a view. The Cargo T955 — the first telehandler under the Fendt brand — features a lifting cab, with floor-to-ceiling visibility with its continuous windscreen. RealAgriculture’s coverage of Agritechnica 2019 is made possible by Brevant seeds. The latest technology, locally tested. Brevant seeds. Seed…. Read More

AGCO has introduced the Fendt 900 Series tractors at the 2019 Farm Progress Show at Decatur, Illinois, and RealAgriculture’s Bernard Tobin is there to get all the details. “This is a ground-up development, purely focused on the North American farmer,” says Andrew Sunderman, AGCO tactical marketing manager for high horsepower tractors. The series features five… Read More

AGCO held the North American launch for its new IDEAL axial combine series in Regina, SK, on Tuesday, coinciding with the start of Canada’s Farm Progress Show. As we’ve covered previously on RealAgriculture (at Agritechnica in Germany here and the prior launch in Italy here), the IDEAL combine represents AGCO’s largest ever product development project,… Read More

Fendt sees a future where 12 small robots the size of drink coolers will replace a tractor and eight-row planter for planting corn. After completing the MARS (Mobile Agricultural Robot Swarms) project with Ulm University of Applied Sciences and funding from the European Union, Fendt and parent company AGCO have decided to take the research… Read More

AGCO’s new generation of combine harvester made its first public appearance at Agritechnica in Germany last month. The result of the company’s largest ever product development project, the graphite-coloured IDEAL combine will be sold under AGCO’s Challenger, Fendt and Massey Ferguson brands. “We started from a clean sheet of paper. It’s a complete new combine…and… Read More

Automation is not be the only innovative path the agricultural machinery world is headed down. Fendt unveiled an all-electric tractor — the e100 Vario — this fall, and had it on display at Agritechnica in Hanover, Germany. “We’ve removed the diesel engine and the diesel tank and have installed an electric motor with a 100kWh… Read More