Boca Raton, FL (February 5, 2014) —As a pure-play agriculture company, AGCO’s research and development initiatives are entirely focused on agricultural innovation. In short, AGCO is dedicated to helping its customers achieve more with fewer resources. From productivity-boosting hybrid combines to telemetry-based tracking, AGCO supplies agribusinesses and independent farmers with the tools and technology needed to efficiently meet growing demand for food, fuel and fiber worldwide. As a result, AGCO has earned recognition by industry groups and tradeshows with innovation awards, tractor of the year awards and much more. This feature story will focus on precision farming.
Through AGCO’s innovative and advanced technology offering, FuseTM Technologies, farmers can optimize their entire operations for maximum productivity and increased yields. AGCO’s customer-driven approach to R&D ensures that its innovative products and advanced technology reflect the practical needs of professional farmers who work every day on the farm.
“We’re excited to be sharing AGCO’s precision farming strategy on 21st Century Television,” said Eric Hansotia, AGCO Senior Vice President of Global Harvesting and Advanced Technology Solutions (ATS). “AGCO is committed to leading the way for farmers to make precision agriculture easier to adopt, and farmers more profitable. Fuse Technologies helps customers connect data across their entire farm operation using an open architecture while leaving control of the data in the hands of the farmer. With Fuse Technologies, farmers can optimize the performance of a machine, optimize how fleets of machines work together, and make data from one part of the crop cycle, like harvesting, integrate smoothly with data from other parts of the crop cycle, like soil information or planting prescriptions. AGCO is more than doubling our resources in this area to bring solutions to market quickly.”
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JL Haber, Vice President of Programming at MMP (USA), Inc., added “Fuse Technologies is an example of AGCO’s commitment to growers to provide solutions that connect them to their equipment. Fuse will lead the way in providing solutions for the mixed fleet, multi-partner farms of tomorrow. We are very excited to feature this technology on our program.”
AGCO, Your Agriculture Company, (NYSE: AGCO), is a global leader focused on the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery. AGCO supports more productive farming through a full line of tractors, combines, hay tools, sprayers, forage equipment, tillage, implements, grain storage and protein production systems, as well as related replacement parts. AGCO products are sold through five core machinery brands, Challenger®, Fendt®, Massey Ferguson®, Valtra® and GSI®, and are distributed globally through 3,150 independent dealers and distributors in more than 140 countries worldwide. Retail financing is available through AGCO Finance for qualified purchasers. Founded in 1990, AGCO is headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, USA. In 2012, AGCO had net sales of $10.0 billion.
For more information, see http://www.agcocorp.com
About 21st Century Television
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