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AGCO Jackson, Minn., Operations is 2017 Assembly Plant of the Year

Lean Initiatives, Mixed Model Manufacturing and Glass Technology Leads to Greater Quality, Efficiency for Farm Equipment Manufacturer AGCO Jackson Operations, the Minnesota-based manufacturing center for AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO), a worldwide distributor and manufacturer of agricultural equipment, has been named the 2017 Assembly Plant of the Year. The Jackson facility manufactures complex, custom-configured Challenger® and Massey… Read More »

AGCO to Expand Data, Precision Ag Options with Climate Corporation

AGCO Corporation has announced a new digital partnership with The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company, that will provide Agco customers the option to connect with The Climate Corporation’s Climate FieldView platform. The partnership is a product of Fuse and its open approach to agriculture, helping customers optimize farms through seamless technology integration and connectivity…. Read More »

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 »