Customer Highlight | AGCO earns five AE50 awards for machine innovation

 The Challenger RoGator 700 Series was among AGCO's five winners at the AE50 awards.

The Challenger RoGator 700 Series was among AGCO's five winners at the AE50 awards.

AGCO was a big winner at this year’s AE50 awards, picking up five gongs for innovations in a variety of its machines.

The awards, announced last month, are judged by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, making them the country’s most prestigious ag machinery prizes.

They will be presented at the ASABE Agricultural Equipment Technology Conference in Kentucky, USA, this month.

This year’s winning products from Agco included the Hesston by Massey Ferguson WR9900 self-propelled windrowers, the Hesston by Massey Ferguson 2370 Ultra high-density baler, the Challenger RoGator C Series self-propelled sprayer with LiquidLogic system, the Challenger 700 Series track tractor and the Massey Ferguson Datatronic 5 in-cab control

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John Deere also picked up awards for its S700 combines, CP690 and CS690 cotton harvesters, the BalerAssist feature on the large square balers and the Plus2 Bale Accumulator for large round balers.