AGCO revealed nearly 20 new pieces of equipment during its recent 2012 product introduction. The products cover categories from seeding and harvest to planters and high-horsepower tractors.
1. Massey Ferguson 9500 Series Axial Combines
The new three-model Massey Ferguson 9500 series axial combines, rated at 313, 370, and 460 hp, replace the 9005 series combines. This line features a longer feeder house, larger header, new processor and a new cleaning system. Pricing for the base models runs from $323,465 to $387,443.
2. White 8936-30 Planters on Tracks
The White planter 8936-30 LF (36-row, 30-in. row, large frame) is the first planter with factory-equipped tracks. The planter is equipped with two 75-bu. seed tanks and an option to purchase two 750-gal. liquid fertilizer tanks. Suggested retail price: $262,000.
3. Sunflower 9900 Series Air Carts
The Sunflower 9900 series air carts feature variable-rate hydraulic meter drive and a color virtual terminal. The model with two 335-bu. compartments and a 10-in. auger with plastic flighting retails for $86,657.
4. Sunflower 4600 Series Disc Ripper
The new 2400 series disc rippers are primary fall tillage tools that disc, rip and level in one pass. The four-model series is available in widths up to 26 ft. in a three-section, flexible frame. The 22-ft. model lists at $92,390.
5. Sunflower 1800 Series Tandem Disc Harrow
The Sunflower 1800 series tandem disc harrow with a 30-ft. width, 28- x 5/16-in. plain blades retails for $100,199.
6. Challenger MT500D Series High Horsepower Row Crop Tractors
The new Challenger high-horsepower tractors range from 170 to 225 engine hp. The new models adopt the technologies found in the larger Challenger MT600D series. Fully equipped, the tractor retails for $220,062. Base models range from $137,153 to $159,864.
7. Massey Ferguson 7600 Series High Horsepower Row Crop Tractors
The new Massey Ferguson 7600 series high-horsepower row-crop tractors range from 170 to 225 hp. These models adopt the technologies found in the MF 8600 series. Price of base models: $106,415 to $159,878.
8. Hesston by Massey Ferguson WR9700 Series Self-propelled Windrowers
The Hesston by Massey Ferguson WR9700 series of self-propelled windrower consists of five models designed for large-scale hay production and swathing. Base models range in price from $83,325 to $118,872. A fully equipped WR9770 lists for $129,150.
9. Hesston by Massey Ferguson 2170XD “Extra Density” Large Square Baler
The Hesston by Massey Ferguson 2170XD "Extra Density" large square baler produces bales that are 15 to 30% heavier than standard bales for better stacking, loading, and transport. The fully equipped model retails for $163,770.
10. RoGator High-clearance Applicators
Three new models of RoGator high-clearance applicators feature Tier 4 Interim-compliant, 8.4-liter diesel engines. A fully equipped RG1100 retails for $324,881. A base model retails for $283,410.