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AGCO expands its footprint in Africa with a new office in Morocco that is to also serve as the Agri-Parks Head Office

The new premises are to serve as the company’s regional sales office for West and North Africa

AGCO (www.AGCOcorp.com), Your Agriculture Company (NYSE:AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, has opened a new office in the north-east of Casablanca, Morocco. The new premises are to serve as the company’s regional sales office for West and North Africa. This follows the launch of the Africa Head…

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    • 2019 AGCO Crop Tour took place at the AGCO Future Farm in Lusaka in the presence of Hon. Given Lubinda. Zambia’s Minister of Justice
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AGCO’s Zambia Crop Tour educates farmers in crop yield-boosting agronomy practices and techniques

Visitors were able to see how uneven depth changes the distance for a seedling to exit the ground and reach sunlight

AGCO, Your Agriculture Company (NYSE:AGCO) (www.AGCOcorp.com), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, welcomed commercial and emerging farmers to its Zambia Crop Tour focused on educating growers in ways to enhance crop yield through improved management and agronomy practices at planting. Staged at the AGCO Future Farm in Lusaka,…

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    • AGCO CEO opens Africa Head Office in Johannesburg. From left to right is Nuradin Osman (AGCO Vice President and General Manager Africa), H.E .Emmanuel Mwamba (High Commissioner in South Africa - Republic of Zambia), Prof: Dr Martin Richenhagen( AGCO, Chairman, President, CEO) and Gary Collar (AGCO Snr. Vice President and General Manager, Asia-Pacific and Africa) during the event
    • AGCO CEO opens Africa Head Office in Johannesburg. From left to right is Nuradin Osman (AGCO Vice President and General Manager Africa), Prof: Dr Martin Richenhagen( AGCO, Chairman, President, CEO) and Gary Collar ( AGCO Snr. Vice President and General Manager, Asia-Pacific and Africa) during the event
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CEO of a US Fortune 500 company, Martin Richenhagen opens AGCO Africa Headquarters in Johannesburg

The company is poised to develop its involvement in the Agri-Parks project, the networked innovation system of agro-production, processing, logistics, marketing, training and extension services

“Africa’s role is pivotal to feeding the world’s growing population and repairing the problem of global food security,” says Martin Richenhagen, President, Chairman and CEO of AGCO, Your Agriculture Company (NYSE:AGCO)  (www.AGCOcorp.com), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment. In a keynote speech, Mr Richenhagen outlined AGCO’s vision and…

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    • A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the partners of the new AGCO Agribusiness Program on 25 September. Pictured from left to right: Simon Mwangi, CEO/Founder The Bridge Africa Group Ltd, Kenya; AGCO’s Nuradin Osman; Dr George Njenga, Dean, Strathmore Business School and Dr Andy Wilcox, Head of Crop & Environment Science, Harper Adams University, UK.
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New AGCO agribusiness qualification set to develop skills, leadership and strategic expertise to drive African agricultural prosperity

The AAP is open to students throughout Africa and is a direct response to the need to bring young talent into the agribusiness sector in Africa

AGCO, Your Agriculture Company (NYSE:AGCO) (www.AGCOcorp.com), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, is a lead partner in a brand-new training program being established to develop the talent to fill vital junior management roles in African agriculture and the supply chain – currently a major gap in the continent’s…

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    • (L-R) Godfried Heydenrych - CEO BHBW Southern Africa, Roland Schuler - Member of the Management Board BHBW, Hon. Amadou Coulibaly Minister of Agriculture Ivory Coast, Hon. Senzeni Zokwana - Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of the Republic of South Africa, Gary Collar Senior Vice President AGCO Corporation Asia Pacific and Africa, Nuradin Osman - Vice President and General Manager Africa AGCO Corporation
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Fendt tractors launch in South Africa at NAMPO 2017

As a high-tech agricultural machine manufacturer, Fendt also offers a fully integrated track guidance system as standard for all tractor series from 100 hp, so that farmers can also reap all the economic benefits

On 16 May 2017, the official launch of Fendt (www.Fendt.com) machines in Africa will take place at the NAMPO Harvest Day in Bothaville, South Africa. Four tractors from the high-tech brand Fendt will be introduced into the South African market.  “We are delighted to launch our machines at South Africa’s…

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New Regional Structure Set To Drive AGCO Expansion in Africa

New AGCO Regional HQ in Johannesburg

AGCO, Your Agriculture Company (NYSE:AGCO) (www.AGCOcorp.com), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment and solutions, has announced a realignment of its regional structure which will see an increase in its on-the-ground presence in Africa and a further expansion of the Company’s significant operations on the Continent. Effective 1 January…

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New MF 300 Xtra Series tractors available exclusively through official Massey Ferguson Dealers

This range of 50-85hp multi-purpose, entry-level tractors was unveiled earlier this year at the US-Africa Business Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Massey Ferguson (www.MasseyFerguson.com), a worldwide brand of AGCO (NYSE:AGCO) (www.AGCOcorp.com), reports that its recently-launched MF 300 Xtra tractors with exclusive features and comprehensive after-sales support are now available to purchase new exclusively through the official MF Dealer Network. This range of 50-85hp multi-purpose, entry-level tractors was unveiled earlier this year…