AGCO Ideal combine: Game changer

AGCO is putting its money where its mouth is, spending over US$400 million on a new three-model range of combines designed to secure a larger share of the global market. We take a closer look at the details

20 May 2018

As a very rough guide, some 8,000 new ‘Western-style’ combines are sold annually in each of the four key markets (Europe, North America and South America and the rest of the world). The trend towards more powerful rotary machines is particularly noticeable in the UK, where 400hp+ (deemed Class Seven and above) harvesters continue to represent a larger slice of the 500-600 new combines sold each year, which up to now is a segment where AGCO has been lacking........[To read more, see the instructions on this page]