AGCO Educational Series at the 2014 Farm Progress Show

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As we gear up for the 2014 Farm Progress Show, we’re excited to share the full schedule of our educational series, a new addition to the AGCO lineup. The Fuse Technologies Pavilion, located on lot #1002, will be hosting a number of presentations covering a range of issues concerning technology, productivity and profitability. Presentations include:

  • Who’s Watching Your Data? Corporations are interested in your agronomic data. What’s your position? We’ll help you decide by offering perspectives on the issue of data privacy. Wednesday, 10:00 a.m.
  • There’s a Problem with Your Shoe! The secret to minimizing grain loss and maintaining a clean sample in higher- yielding, higher-moisture corn is in managing your combine’s shoe load. In this session, AGCO’s Kevin Bien explains why and offers solutions. Tuesday, 11:00 a.m. and Wednesday, 3:00 p.m.
  • Advancement of Rural Cell Internet Coverage. Expanded cell coverage will enable new technologies on the farm. How can you profit? Tuesday, 2:00 p.m.
  • Getting the Most out of Tillage. An informative presentation on the history of tillage, alternative tillage methods and how to optimize your tool’s performance. Tuesday, 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, 11:00 a.m.
  • Reduce Compaction. Increase Yield. Soil compaction has been proven to reduce yield by as much as 10 to 15%. In this session, we’ll talk about technologies that can help reduce compaction, including tracks systems, large flotation tires and automatic tire inflation. Tuesday, 10:00 a.m.
  • It’s All About the Kitchen! Managing job stress is an important aspect of farmer health and productivity. Here we make the business case for operator comfort and discuss recent equipment advancements, including cab and front axle suspension, ballasting techniques and guidance systems. Wednesday, 2:00 p.m.
  • Turning Trash into Treasure. There are dollars to be made with the trash your combine leaves behind. In this session, we’ll discuss the emerging biomass market – what it is, how you can profit and how to get started. Tuesday, 1:00 p.m.
  • Right Place. Right Product. Right Time. Accurate product placement is critical to the successful growth of a crop. This session will not only discuss the various product delivery options available but a number of other application- specific technologies that help deliver higher yields. Wednesday 1:00 p.m.

Please make sure to come early as seating is limited.

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Other important information:
2014 Farm Progress Show: August 26 – 28, 2014; Boone, Iowa
AGCO: Lot #1002

5 Responses to “AGCO Educational Series at the 2014 Farm Progress Show”

  • Clair:

    Got a new s77 coming dealer failed to enroll me in a educational seminar any way you can help?

    • Allison Bass:

      Hi Clair, We’re going to send you a separate email to request some additional info so that we can have someone contact you directly. Thanks.

  • Yonela:

    Dear Sir/Madam
    Im Yonela Sisusa a single south african i am a female,I obtained a national diploma in agriculture majoring in crop production at Fort Cox college of agriculture and forestry and I obtained it in 2013 now im looking for a job i would be happy if you can give me a chance to gain experiance.

    Thank You

    • Allison Bass:

      Hi Yonela,

      Congratulations on your recent graduation. AGCO does offer some great career opportunities and we would encourage you to check out our career website where you can submit your CV/Resume directly to apply for a variety of openings. Check back often too, as new openings happen quite frequently. Here is the link: We wish you the best of luck in your endeavors. -AGCO

    • Allison Bass:

      Hi Yonela,

      Congratulations on your recent graduation. The best way to learn about openings available at AGCO is to visit our careers website where you can submit your CV/Resume directly for positions and regularly check back for new openings. Here is the link: We wish you the best of luck in your endeavors. -AGCO

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