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Duluth, Ga. – August 5, 2010 – AGCO – Your Agriculture Company – a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, is pleased to introduce a variety of new products for professional producers and agricultural retailers. The new products offer innovative features created through AGCO's customer-driven research and development efforts. Each piece of equipment is proof of AGCO's commitment to bringing agriculture customers advanced technology and innovative products that will help each of them be efficient, productive and profitable.
These new products will be on display at industry events and farm shows this fall.
AGCO Introduces Sunflower 1550 Series Five Section Disc Harrows The all-new Sunflower® 1550 Series five section disc harrows are built with ground-breaking technology not found on any other piece of tillage equipment. The patent-pending duplex wing hinges and walking triple tandems are two of the innovative features on the Sunflower 1550 Series that help growers cover more acres and break through the toughest soil environments in the corn and wheat belts.
AGCO Application Equipment Unveils New TerraGator® 6303 and 8303 Models The new TerraGator models 6303 and 8303 from AGCO Application Equipment have been designed to make the industry's hardest-working flotation applicator even more productive with key features such as the innovative AGCO Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT), AGCO SISU POWER™ 8.4 liter diesel engine, and cab improvements.
New Drive System Strengthens Industry-Leading RoGator® Lineup The experts at AGCO Application Equipment are rolling out five new RoGator high-clearance applicators for 2011. The critical new feature is a proven drive system that AGCO has engineered to deliver even higher levels of performance and reliability in the field.
Rising Diesel Fuel Costs, Tougher EPA Regulations Create Challenges for Farmers With the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Tier IV interim (Tier IVi) emissions standards for off-road vehicles rapidly approaching, many farmers are concerned about environmental compliance. At the same time, they're keeping a watchful eye on rising diesel fuel prices and wondering how the engines of these new "environmentally friendly" row-crop tractors will fare in terms of performance and fuel efficiency.
An increasing number of growers have found that new engine technologies can keep emissions in check while also delivering outstanding performance and fuel efficiency. A perfect example is the AGCO SISU POWER™ 8.4 L engine with e3™ selective catalytic reduction (SCR) clean-air technology that is found in Challenger® and Massey Ferguson® high-horsepower row crop tractors.