Argo Tractors to Restructure UK Operations

Norcross, Ga — December 19, 2006 – (AgNewsWire) ARGO Tractors — part of ARGO S.p.A, — has announced plans to restructure business operations in the United Kingdom in order to strengthen the McCormick product line and global business operations. Specifically, ARGO plans to phase out the assembly of McCormick tractors at its plant in Doncaster, U.K. and transfer these functions …

Turning Pink for a Good Cause

DULUTH, GA – October 2006 — As Breast Cancer Awareness month comes to a close, AGCO Corporation, (NYSE: AG), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, has partnered with NBC’s hit show, “Deal or No Deal”, to raise money for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation* by auctioning off a special edition, pink Massey Ferguson tractor. In an …

Massey Ferguson® Tractors Receive AE50 Recognition

Massey FergusonDULUTH, GA – August 8, 2006 (AgNewsWire) — Massey Ferguson®, North America has received four AE50 awards from the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE). Innovative Massey Ferguson products recognized by ASABE ranged from the 1500 Series compact tractors to the largest, high horsepower, fixed frame 8400 Series tractors. According to the organization, the awards recognize the “best and the brightest” from around the globe.

“It is always exciting to receive this kind of professional recognition for products introduced over the
past year,” says Eric Raby, vice president, marketing, Massey Ferguson, North America “These awards restate what our customers tell us. Innovative Massey Ferguson tractors are anticipating and meeting customer needs for improved productivity and profitability as never before.” (Full Release)

New Massey Ferguson Utility Tractors

Massey FergusonDULUTH, GA – August 8, 2006 (AgNewsWire) —New looks and new features characterize the new line of Massey Ferguson utility tractors being introduced this month. The 500 Series includes seven new models ranging in size from 44 to 85 PTO hp. Along with upgraded design features, the new 500 series tractors contain a number of engineering improvements to give users more versatility for a wide variety of applications. “Whether farming 500 acres, operating a feedlot, landscaping a new housing development or keeping a municipal park in tip-top shape, any of these new models will fit the bill for functional, efficient power application,” says Mike Hanson, Massey Ferguson product marketing specialist. (Full Release)

Massey Ferguson® Adds to Compact Tractor Line

DULUTH, GA –March 30, 2006 (AgNewsWire) —Massey Ferguson has expanded its line-up of compact tractors with the new Massey Ferguson 1560, a 59.1 rated engine hp tractor with expanded work capabilities. The 1560 features a larger chassis, heavier rear end and expanded 3-point hitch capacities. “The new 1560 gives buyers increased job capabilities, with more horsepower than any other compact …

New Holland “Classic” Video iPod Contest

(New Holland, PA – AgNewsWire) It seems like everyone is giving away Apple iPods these days, but New Holland has a new twist on their video iPod contest at this year’s Commodity Classic in Anaheim, CA. It will be loaded with pictures, audio and video from the corn and soybean convention – as well as the new CD from country music star Michael Peterson.

Massey Ferguson Announces New Specialty Tractor Line

DULUTH, GA – December 5, 2005 (AgNewsWire) – Massey Ferguson has introduced three new specialty tractors equipped with pressurized cabs and air filtration systems designed to supply clean cab air for the operator. The system seals out pesticide particles and other contaminants to protect operators during specialty applications such as orchard spraying.