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During the 2019 hay production season, Hesston by Massey Ferguson® and Massey Ferguson® hay equipment dealers across the U.S. will be hosting Hay Days in their local communities. These new educational events will include a variety of presentations including information from leading forage experts, discussion of the latest agronomic products and practices as well as in-field demonstrations of harvest techniques and hay equipment technologies.

“This is an exciting time for agriculture. Research is uncovering insights that help improve crop quality and quantity. New products are being introduced that enhance plant health and productivity,” says Matt LeCroy, tactical marketing manager, hay and forage at AGCO. “Hesston and Massey Ferguson have always been committed to the success of our customers. Hay Days are a way we can partner with dealers to bring new insights and useful information to our customers.”

More information on the exact dates, locations and event programs will be forthcoming as the hay season unfolds and gets into full swing. Producers should watch for invitations and more details from their local Hesston and Massey Ferguson dealers on websites, local news outlets, social media and in the mail.

The Hesston brand has been a leader in delivering hay and forage harvesting innovations for 70 years. Hesston introduced the first commercially available self-propelled windrower in 1955 and the industry’s first large square baler in 1978, the Model 4800, the first in the world to produce 4 x 4-foot square bales.

Today, Hesston and Massey Ferguson offer a full line of hay and forage equipment including windrowers, balers, mowers, rakes and tedders. For more information or to find a dealer near you, visit

About AGCO

AGCO (NYSE:AGCO) is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural solutions and delivers high-tech solutions for farmers feeding the world through its full line of equipment and related services. AGCO products are sold through five core brands, Challenger®, Fendt®, GSI®, Massey Ferguson® and Valtra®, supported by Fuse® smart farming solutions. Founded in 1990 and headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, USA, AGCO had net sales of $9.4 billion in 2018. For more information, visit For company news, information and events, please follow us on Twitter: @AGCOCorp. For financial news on Twitter, please follow the hashtag #AGCOIR.