Growth

Harnessing the factors that drive meaningful growth

Growth Factors

Today’s actions drive future results. While our brands drive organic growth through ceaseless innovation, we continue to strengthen our ability to innovate through strategic acquisitions and partnerships.
Leading Brands
AGCO brands are driving growth with customers and across our global enterprise.
Challenger

Challenger delivers a comprehensive range of high‑performance machines built to maximize returns—serious machines delivering serious results, helping customers grow.

Fendt

From tractors to combines, forage harvesters, balers and application technology, Fendt is always high quality, always high‑tech—using the newest technology and experience‑driven solutions to boost farm efficiency and reorient agribusinesses for the future.

GSI

One of AGCO’s grain and protein brands, GSI protects yield and marketing flexibility through integrated grain systems, including grain storage, conditioning, material handling and structures. The brand family also offers seed processing solutions from Cimbria and complete swine, poultry and commercial egg production systems from AP and Cumberland.

Massey Ferguson

Massey Ferguson offers one of the most complete lines in the industry, backed by more than 160 years of innovation and experience—earning the loyalty of farmers throughout the world with ultimate practicality, dependability and customer value.

Valtra

For farmers and contractors who value close customer relationship and solutions that handle demanding working conditions, Valtra brings robust and versatile machines made to last.

Strategic Acquisition
Precision Planting

Precision Planting is considered by many to be one of the most innovative agricultural technology companies in the world. Offering a unique combination of intense customer focus, technology innovation and agronomic expertise, the Precision Planting team has a proven track record of creating breakthrough planting system solutions while also delivering industry‑leading customer support. The latest monitoring and control system innovation, SmartFirmer, provides advance in-furrow soil sensing—putting eyes inside every furrow with a sensor that measures organic matter, moisture, residue and temperature. This allows farmers to optimize hybrid selection, population, depth, fertility and row cleaners in real time. Precision Planting’s product portfolio works to the farmer’s best advantage, delivering greater planting speed, better accuracy and higher yield.

Precision Planting technology will be utilized across many AGCO product lines and integrated with AGCO’s Fuse strategy. AGCO is very excited to have acquired Precision Planting in 2017 and has plans in place to expand the Precision Planting scope to many areas beyond planting.

Lely Forage

We have significantly enhanced our hay and forage product lines globally with the purchase and rapid integration of the forage division of Dutch‑based Lely Group. The move adds one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of balers, loader wagons, mowers, rakes and tenders to AGCO’s portfolio. AGCO will benefit from the addition of industry‑leading competence in hay and forage technology.

iVenture
The iVenture Program

AGCO iVenture focuses on connecting with agri‑tech entrepreneurs and early‑stage technology companies who are seeking venture capital investment partnerships. Through the iVenture program, we strive to identify, invest in and incubate innovative and disruptive solutions that have the potential to move global agriculture forward.

2018 iVenture Summit

We created the AGCO iVenture Summit to strengthen the innovation culture in the agricultural community by convening the leading players and to help innovators gain access to industry thought leaders, partners and funding to ultimately bring new advanced and disruptive technologies and solutions to market.