AGCO’s Fendt Rogator 900 Wins CropLife IRON Product of the Year 2021

AGCO’s Fendt Rogator 900 series applicator won CropLife Irons Product of the Year 2021. The new adjustable clearance applicator offers year-round nutrient and crop protection versatility for both liquid and dry applications.

AGCO Corporation received CropLife Irons 2021 Product of the Year for the Fendt Rogator 900 Series Applicator on November 30 at the Agricultural Retailers Association Conference and Exhibition in San Antonio, TX. The award is based on nominations from readers and voting for the year’s best product innovations.

Greg Pumo (right), Marketing Director, Application Equipment, Fendt North America, accepts the CropLife IRON Product of the year for the Fendt Rogator 900 series from publisher Eric Sfiligoj.

“The Fendt Rogator team is very happy to accept CropLife Irons Product of the Year, ”said Greg Pumo, Marketing Director, Application Equipment, Fendt North America. “The product was designed to meet the needs of farmers and retailers by offering flexible capacities in a format that enhances usability and offers a great return on investment. The tremendous response it has received from customers and industry has made us very excited about the future.

The Fendt Rogator 900 Series Applicator is a rear mounted, self-propelled boom applicator with dual position adjustable crop clearance for use from pre-plant to tall crops. The machine adjusts between standard (56-60 “) and high (72-76”) clearance in less than 45 seconds with the push of a button. It can also be switched between liquid, dry pneumatic or rotary dry dispensing systems in as little as two hours. The result is a unique and versatile solution for year round application of liquid or dry nutrients for crops and crop protection products and sowing of cover crops, replacing multiple machines and maximizing the investment in equipment. The innovative applicator design and versatility also allows greater control over when and how product is applied to help optimize yields and investment in crop care products.

IRON CropLife launched the Product of the Year competition so that our readers have the chance to vote for their favorite products each year, ”said Eric Sfiligoj, Editor-in-Chief, CropLife and CropLife IRON magazines. “I am pleased that we were able to continue this fine tradition for calendar year 2021 by honoring AGCO for the release of the company’s Fendt Rogator unit. This model was the overwhelming choice for the annual ShowStopper award at this summer’s Midwest AG Industries Exposition (MAGIC), and now it has also added the Product of the Year trophy to its awards list.


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