Jackson-built applicator recognized for agricultural engineering excellence

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The Fendt Rogator 900 Series Applicator received the 2022 Davidson Award for Excellence in Agricultural Engineering. The award is the latest in a long line of accolades for the Jackson-built applicator, which also includes an AE50 award, as well as CropLife IRON Product of the Year, New Product Introduction NAMA and MAGIC ShowStopper recognition.

The Jackson-built Fendt Rogator 900 Series applicator received the prestigious Davidson Award for Excellence in Agricultural Engineering.

The Davidson Award is given by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers to their top three AE50 winners who represent the best of each year’s new products. The Fendt Rogator, along with seven other AGCO products, received an AE50 award in November 2021.

“Fendt is truly honored and very proud of this award,” said Greg Pumo, marketing manager, application equipment, Fendt North America. “The Fendt Rogator exemplifies the qualities recognized by the Davidson Award: groundbreaking innovations and technical excellence that benefit our farmers and our retailers. Fendt’s design teams have drawn on tremendous customer input and AGCO’s historic applications experience to produce a breakthrough solution that delivers uncompromising year-round capability and return on investment for a value quite unique in the industry.

The Fendt Rogator 900 Series is a rear-mounted, self-propelled boom applicator with one-button adjustable height and the ability to switch between liquid, dry pneumatic, and dry centrifuge delivery systems in just two hours. Such capabilities allow this unique solution to provide year-round application of dry or liquid crop nutrients, crop protection products and cover crop seeds. The flexibility of the Rogator allows it to serve the functions of many traditional applicators, provides greater control of when to apply, and optimizes equipment investment and return on investment.

This is the second consecutive year that AGCO products have won the prestigious Davidson Award. In 2021, the company’s DynaFlex 9350 mat header with AutoDock header docking system won the honor.

Amalia H. Mercado