AGCO (NYSE: AGCO), a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery and solutions, today held its fourth annual AGCO Africa Summit in Berlin, Germany. The Summit is a joint initiative of AGCO, Bayer CropScience, DEG - Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft and Rabobank.
This year's AGCO Africa Summit turnout was phenomenal. Delegates from all parts of Africa attended the event, including H. E. Joaquim Alberto Chissano, Former President, Republic of Mozambique; H. E. Sir Quett Ketumile Joni Masire, Former President Republic of Botswana; and Christian Schmidt, Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture, Germany.The AGCO Africa Summit has grown tremendously over the past four years. In 2014, the Summit focused on "Innovation in the Field" and presented innovative ideas and practical solutions to improve the performance of Africa's agricultural sector. This year, the focus was on partnerships within the agricultural value chain that need to be forged to turn visions into reality. For more information, please visit http://agco-africa-summit.com/. ABOUT AGCO AGCO (NYSE: AGCO) is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery. AGCO supports more productive farming through a full line of tractors, combines, hay tools, sprayers, forage equipment, grain storage and protein production systems, tillage implements and replacement parts. AGCO products are sold through five core machinery brands, Challenger®, Fendt®, GSI®, Massey Ferguson® and Valtra® and are distributed globally through approximately 3,100 independent dealers and distributors in more than 140 countries worldwide. Founded in 1990, AGCO is headquartered in Duluth, GA, USA. In 2013, AGCO had net sales of $10.8 billion. www.AGCOcorp.com.