AGCO to Acquire Precision Planting from The Climate Corporation

AGCO (NYSE:AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment and The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Co. (NYSE:MON), announced today that a definitive agreement has been signed for AGCO to acquire the Precision Planting LLC equipment business. “Precision Planting is a strong business that plays an essential role in the growth and adoption of… Read More »

AGCO Improved Productivity and Accuracy Using Assisted Reality with Glass

AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, announced today that it is increasing the efficiency, quality and safety of its manufacturing programs by doubling the number of Glass, an assisted reality, wearable headset device being used in its Jackson, Minnesota, factory, and will begin using Glass at six additional factories. The… Read More »

Iowan Crowned Winner of John Deere’s “Small Machines. Big Impact.” Contest

High school building trades instructor Eric Moores won a 333G CTL to help with his “Teaching Tomorrow’s Builders” hands-on learning building trades class. After all the online votes were counted, Eric Moores, a high school building trades instructor in Woodbine, Iowa, was crowned the grand prize winner of the inaugural John Deere “Small Machines. Big Impact.” contest… Read More »

Van Houweling Named to Farm Equipment Editorial Advisory Board

Farm Equipment is pleased to announce that Don Van Houweling, Van Wall Equipment, has been named to the magazine’s editorial advisory board. He will serve for 2 years on the board. Farm Equipment formed an editorial advisory board in 2013 to establish a more structured method of seeking input to ensure its editorial content was on track with… Read More »

Connecting with Colleges

[Source: INEDA, 07.17 | Keywords: Ag Education, College] What is the average age of your technicians? If your shop matches the national average, thereís a good chance that many of them will be leaving soon.  According to DieselTechJobs.com, as many as half of the mechanics working today are expected to retire within 10 years, which… Read More »