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Just Launched: Challenger MT500D Series High Horsepower Row Crop Tractors

Challenger MT500D Series High Horsepower Row Crop TractorChallenger MT500D Series tractors package unmatched quality and innovation with comfort features that help North American  producers handle the most challenging jobs with ease. The MT500D is powered by Tier 4 interim emissions-compliant AGCO POWER™ diesel engines with Generation 2 e3™ SCR clean-air technology for minimal maintenance while delivering exceptional fuel efficiency. The smooth-shifting TechStar™ continuously variable transmission (CVT) delivers true clutchless, stepless shifting, a 1200-hour service interval, and limited moving parts for a long life.

The MT500D is available with factory-installed System 150 auto-steering technology and the AGCOMMAND™ telemetry system to help improve productivity and operational efficiency of any size farming operation. Operators are sure to enjoy a redesigned cab that offers a wide-angle view and superior operator comforts.

• Four models from 170 to 225 engine horsepower (140–180 PTO HP)

• AGCO POWER 6.6L or 7.4L six-cylinder diesel engines

• Generation 2 e3 SCR clean-air technology for Tier 4 interim compliance

• TechStar CVT delivers true clutchless, stepless shifting; an AutoPower VI (partial-powershift) transmission is also available

• 114-gallon diesel fuel and 11-gallon DEF tanks for more work between fills

• Power Management delivers optimum power and improved fuel efficiency

• OptiRide™ Plus hydraulic cab suspension

• Optional factory-installed System 150 auto-steering technology and AGCOMMAND™ telemetry available

Update on Jackson, Minnesota North American Facility Expansion

In January 2011, AGCO announced its plans to produce Massey Ferguson® and Challenger® high horsepower wheeled row crop tractors in the company’s Jackson, Minnesota, USA, farm equipment manufacturing facility. The plans included a 75,000-square-foot expansion of the manufacturing facility and construction of a state-of-the-art visitors’ center. Click here to view the announcement video.

We’re pleased to report that the construction of the Jackson, MN expansion is currently underway and on schedule despite recent unfavorable weather conditions.  Due to popular demand, a video camera has been mounted overlooking the construction areas with a live video feed that is currently streaming on AGCO’s Ustream channel.

Here is the video compiled of time-lapsed photos of the construction leading up to this week.

As the construction continues, we’ll be posting more updates so stay tuned and check-back often.

AG Connect Expo 2013

A world-class event for the global agriculture industry—bringing together the latest in equipment, technology and ideas. Held in Orlando, FL USA in 2013.

Dodgeville Customer Clinic

Ziegler Car is hosting a customer clinic at their store in Dodgeville, WI.  For more information call their store 608-935-3600.

WI Farm Technology Days

Ziegler Cat is attending Wisconsin Farm Technology Days, the largest agriculture exposition in Wisconsin. The show is located at Seehafer Acres in Marshfield, WI.