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Three New RoGator Models for 2013

August 29, 2012
By: Margy Eckelkamp, Farm Journal Machinery Editor and Test Plot Director
 
 

 

Building on a history of adding new features to solve customers’ problems in the field, AGCO introduces the 2013 models of RoGator self-propelled machines.  All three models--the RG900, RG1100 and RG1300—are now capable of being outfitted with one of four boom options from 80’ to 120’ wide as well as a dry spinner box. Every machine includes a one-year service subscription for AgCommand, AGCO’s telemetry system. For additional spray-height accuracy and control, AGCO now offers Norac UC5 Spray Height Control System as an available technology option.

After introducing AGCO Power 8.4-liter Tier 4 interim compliant engines on the machines last year, the company reports 13% less fuel is consumed with the new engines compared with the Tier 3 predecessors. AGCO Power Tier 4 interim engines use SCR (selective catalytic reduction) technology.
Although introduced in 1996, GatorTrak four-wheel steering systems are getting more and more attention due to farmers devoting extra efforts to preserving as much crop as possible. The GatorTrak system provides a tight, 16’ turning radius as the rear axle automatically adjusts to the front axle for coordinated steering, which results in two tracks through the crop instead of four.
Watch the video below with a ride-and-drive in one of the new machines.

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