LATEST NEWS & BLOGS

Our news and blog section gives you an insight into the latest goings on at AGCO Parts & Service, including not only the products and services that make your life easier, but the people that help to provide them.

Fendt Vin to Win: AGRITECHNICA SPECIAL

Fendt Vin to Win

More than 470,000 visitors from 149 countries will remember AGRITECHNICA 2023 for a long time to come. But one visitor and Fendt fan will never forget the experience, and not just because of the biggest Fendt AGRITECHNICA stand of all time.

Malte Lehmann (18), a young farmer from Rosenfeld in Baden Wuerttemberg in south-west Germany, is the lucky winner of the Vin to Win ‘AGRITECHNICA SPECIAL’ trade fair sweepstake and received the main prize – a fully equipped Fendt tool trolley with a unique "Leaders drive Fendt" design.

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Latest News

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    SMART Safety: Fatigue - More than just tired

    29th September 2022 | Blog

    Would you recognise the symptoms of fatigue? Being tired is an accepted part of the challenges of farming, but fatigue is more than that. When you are fatigued you can experience a range of symptoms that are not only physical. Fatigue impacts your productivity and mental health.

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    SMART Safety: 7 things you need to know about slurry

    29th September 2022 | Blog

    1. ONE BREATH CAN KILL – slurry gas at the right concentration will kill. The most dangerous gas, hydrogen sulphide can attack your sense of smell, even at low concentrations, meaning you are not even aware of it. At higher concentration it will impact breathing and lead to confusion and eventually collapse.

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    SMART Safety: 10 tips for safer livestock handing

    29th September 2022 | Blog

    1. Take the time to understand the behaviours of the livestock you are working with.

    2. Make sure they are handled by trained workers.

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    SMART Safety: Avoiding falls when working from height

    29th September 2022 | Blog

    Falls while working on a farm can lead to broken bones or worse. They mean time off work and inevitably cost you money. Think about the places on a farm where falls can happen – roofs, ladders, vehicles, haystacks. By being aware of the dangers and taking proper safety measures you can significantly reduce the risk.

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    SMART Safety: Protecting children on your farm

    29th September 2022 | Blog

    As confident as some children may seem around the farm they are still exposed to high levels of risk. They can be injured or killed by machines or animals and are particularly susceptible to dangers in the farmyard. It is your responsibility to keep your farm as child-safe as possible or keep children away.

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    SMART Safety: Overhead powerlines - know how to work safely 

    29th September 2022 | Blog

    A powerline does not have to be touched to lead to serious or fatal injury. Electricity can leap if a person or vehicle simply gets too close – it’s called a flashover. The type of machines used in farming are particularly at risk because they tend to be high or have long equipment, like combines or sprayer booms.  

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    SMART Safety: PTO's - How to stay safe

    29th September 2022 | Blog

    Your PTO could well be the most dangerous piece of equipment on your farm. Accidents involving PTOs can be horrific and lead to life-changing injuries or death. It doesn’t matter how many times you have used your PTO before you can NEVER afford to drop your guard when you are working with it.

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    THE PEOPLE WHO USE OUR PARTS: LAUREN SAVAGE

    18th December 2020 | Blog

    This year we’ve been celebrating the International Women’s Day theme of #EachforEqual and shining a spotlight on just a few of the inspiring and dedicated men and women working in the Agricultural and Aftersales industries. In our final installment meet Lauren Savage, one of our AGCO Apprentices working with Lister Wilder at their Bristol branch.    

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    THE PEOPLE WHO USE OUR PARTS: CAROLIN WIRTH

    17th July 2020 | Blog

    In our latest edition of ‘The People who use our Parts’ series, meet Carolin Wirth, Aftersales Commercial Manager at AGCO who shares her story about how she has developed a successful career within Sales and advice for others looking to embark on a similar career path.   

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    THE PEOPLE WHO USE OUR PARTS: EMILY PADFIELD

    12th June 2020 | Blog

    In our second installment of ‘The People who use our Parts’ series, we caught up with Emily Padfield, a freelance writer and who, together with her partner Mark, run their mixed livestock farm in Warwickshire. Oh, and you may recognise Emily and Mark as winners of the recent BBC2 show ‘Win the Wilderness: Alaska’ where they competed to live off-grid in the wild and walked away with an amazing house and land in Alaska.    

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    AGCO partners with SightCall

    19th May 2020 | News

    Here at AGCO we are continually exploring new, innovative ways to meet your needs for Parts and Service support and keep you farming during this critical time. 

    Read all about AGCO's exciting new partnership with SightCall to offer real time visual service support between our dealer technicians and the AGCO Technical Service teams, ensuring your machine is back at work as soon as possible.

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    HERE FOR YOU

    9th April 2020| News

    AGCO and our dealers are standing strong in the face of uncertainty from coronavirus COVID-19.

    Here in Europe we are rising to the unprecedented challenge by taking exceptional measures to protect the well-being and safety of ourselves, our customers and our communities.

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    THE AGCO PARTS LEAP EXPERIENCE

    30th March | Blog

    Presented last year during Agritechnica, the Leap Experience is a fun and interactive way to understand more about your engine and its core components. This is a new approach on how to explore some hard to reach sections of your engine.

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    THE PEOPLE WHO USE OUR PARTS: GRACE MAPLE

    12th March 2020 | Blog

    As part of our International Women's Day celebrations, throughout 2020 we’ll be shining a light on just some of the inspiring and dedicated men and women working within the agricultural industry. Our first story comes from Grace Maple, a trainee Agricultural Machinery Technician with C&O Tractors Ltd, read all about her experiences during her training programme.  

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    NEW GEARBOX REMANUFACTURING FACILITY IN BEAUVAIS

    6th March 2020 | News

    The Massey Ferguson Beauvais factory will further expand to include a dedicated gearbox Remanufacturing facility.

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    WORKSHOP DRIVES HOME FARM SAFETY MESSAGE

    25th February 2020 | News

    It goes without saying that safety awareness needs to be part of every farmer’s daily routine. With this in mind, members from Yorkshire Federation of Young Farmers Clubs (YFYFC) were invited to a special Massey Ferguson Machinery Maintenance and Safety Workshop at distributor Peacock & Binnington’s Selby branch on 18 February.

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    TRACTOR MAINTENANCE IS A QUESTION OF ATTITUDE

    6th February 2020 | Blog

    We all know about the daily inspections that are listed in the owner’s manual, but how many of us actually carry out these inspections? Not many hands go up. 

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    TEAM AGCO COMPLETES COMMUNITY PROJECT AT LIFEWAYS

    20th September 2019 | News

    A fantastic AGCO community project was completed at the Lifeways Centre in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire. Give & Gro matched our AGCO team with the Lifeways Centre and brought us together to create, shape and deliver a project that will make a real difference. 

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