DULUTH, Ga. — The RG700 self-propelled sprayer and Gleaner
Super Series combines, both products manufactured and marketed by AGCO, have
been chosen as Agri Marketing Magazine’s 2013 New
Product of the Year and 2013 Product of the Year, respectively.
AGCO is the first company in the 15-year history of the
product awards to take home both honors in a given year.
“Our panel of independent agriculture industry professionals
chose these two innovative machines based on the value they provide to today’s
farmers and the unique marketing approaches that have helped contribute to their
success in our industry,” said Lynn Henderson, the magazine’s publisher.
“The RG700 and Gleaner Super Series join a distinguished
group of winners, all of which contribute to making growers more successful in
producing feed, food and fiber for a growing world population.”
Agri Marketing’s 2013 New Product of the Year, the RG700 self-propelled sprayer, debuted
this fall, proving the axiom that good things can come in small packages. The
RG700 is a compact, 700-gallon tank machine that brings growers the benefits
found in larger, professional-grade RoGator sprayers.
The Tier 4 interim-compliant RG700 has an industry-leading
AWD Smart Drive System even weight distribution and Parallel C-channel flex
frame, providing consistent field speed without shifting, plus excellent
traction with all four wheels remaining in constant contact with the ground. The
result is a smooth ride and more precise product application, even under varying
Other key benefits include a powerful, yet fuel-efficient
high-torque engine, adjustable track widths and outstanding cab comfort and
The Gleaner Super Series combine, Agri Marketing’s 2013 Product of the
Year, was first introduced in 2010 with the S7 Super Series transverse rotary
Built to solve the challenges of greater yields, more
residue, more acres and rising fuel costs, the S7 Super Series represented a
large leap forward in harvesting capacity and efficiency, while reinforcing
Gleaner’s reputation for durability, simplicity, low grain loss and very clean
The new S8 Super Series, introduced in August, takes
harvesting technology even further — and includes the world’s first Class 8
transverse rotary combine.
Built on the Optimum Harvesting Performance platform, the S8
Super Series is designed for ultimate efficiency and reduced parasitics. This
drives horsepower to the rotor to process and thresh the crop, so growers can
get more done while burning less fuel.
The S8 Series features the lightest Class 6 through 8
combines on the market and provides growers with unmatched grain quality and
“We are incredibly honored that these products have been
recognized for their innovation and value to agricultural producers,” said Bob
Crain, senior vice president and general manager for AGCO North America.