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Farmers and contractors are being offered the chance to upgrade their old John Deere StarFire iTC satellite receivers for the latest SF6000 guidance technology at a specially reduced price, from now up to the end of April 2020. The introduction of the StarFire iTC receiver in 2004 established John Deere’s industry leadership in automatic…

Massey Ferguson invigorates its show strategy and strengthens its MF eXperience Tour for 2020

Massey Ferguson, a worldwide brand of AGCO (NYSE:AGCO), is pleased to announce it’s continuing its novel, disruptive show strategy and strengthening its European MF eXperience tour in 2020. While still introducing and promoting its full line of products and services at shows, farmers and contractors also have the opportunity to try and test machines on their own farms as well…

AGCO will further expand in Beauvais, France and create 200 new jobs

BEAUVAIS, France, 20th January 2020 – AGCO (NYSE: AGCO), a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery and solutions, confirms further expansion of its Beauvais site. This announcement has been made public today by Martin Richenhagen, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of AGCO at the Choose France summit, led by French President Emmanuel…

A new dimension in harvest productivity and efficiency

John Deere has chosen Agritechnica 2019 to preview an addition to the top end of its combine harvester range with the all-new X9 model and matching draper header, specifically designed and developed for tough European harvesting conditions. Compared to the…

Case IH focuses on top-end technology with tractor, harvesting and connectivity developments at Agritechnica

Magnum AFS Connect makes European show debut / AFS Connect and mycaseih.com enhance connectivity, data management / Puma tractors revised / Vestrum CVXDrive brings continuously-variable technology down hp scale / New Axial-Flow 150 series combines / LB436 HD baler puts 22% more material into 120x90cm bales, features new TwinePro knotters A set of product launches spanning almost…

New Holland CX7 and CX8 range increases capacity and delivers super-sized productivity

• Ultra-Flow™ staggered drum increases capacity and fuel economy• Improved in-cab controls enhance productivity• Residue management performance improved with patented Twin-disc spreader• Stage V compliance with fuel efficient proven ECOBlue™ technology New Holland Agriculture introduces a host of improvements that improve the productivity of the CX7…

New Holland CR Revelation gets a power upgrade and raises the bar on efficiency, productivity and grain quality

• Power upgrades of up to 5% boost performance across most of the range• Up to 25% more productivity in the last 5 years, extended harvest window and  increased grain transport capacity• Industry-leading technology for fuel-efficient Stage V compliance• Cab interior refresh improves visibility and operator…

John Deere updates combines for 2020

John Deere has announced a number of combine updates for the 2020 season, with the focus on increased throughput, automation and easier operation. All the new updates can be ordered from dealers from August 2019. The S-Series combine’s automatic regulation of forward speed, HarvestSmart, has been optimised and integrated with the Interactive Combine Adjustment system ICA2….

LEXION 8000 and 7000: New high-performance combine harvesters with up to 790 hp

Crucheray, July 2019. The new APS SYNFLOW HYBRID threshing unit forms the heart of the LEXION 8000 and 7000. Their engine output of up to 790 hp/581 kW takes the new models into a new performance class. An intuitive control…

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