The wireless blockage and flow monitor is a product of Intelligent Agricultural Solutions, a joint venture of AGCO and Appareo Systems

DULUTH, Ga. – February 15, 2017 – AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO), a world-leading manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment solutions, is proud to expand its product offering with the wireless blockage and flow monitor from Intelligent Agricultural Solutions (IAS). The state-of-the-art seeder sensor technology allows growers to optimize farming operations through reduced skips and lowered input costs and is compatible with nearly any brand of seeder.

The innovative, acoustic sensors are durable and can instantly detect blockages or a reduction of seed flow thereby resulting in for fewer skips in the field and  lower input cost. The versatility of the monitor is ideal for any grower, especially those with a mixed fleet as it is compatible with nearly all seeders on the market today. The easy-to-use platform includes a single screen that receives information wirelessly and can be displayed on an iPad® allowing the operator to make any necessary adjustments instantly.

Announced in November 2014, the mission of IAS is to produce breakthrough agricultural innovations to optimize farms. The joint venture is the flagship of the open partnering model of AGCO’s Fuse®precision agriculture products and services.  As part of Fuse and its open approach to precision agriculture, AGCO is focused on helping customers optimize their farms through seamless technology integration and connectivity.

To learn more about the AGCO’s open approach and the Fuse partnership model, visit

The wireless blockage and flow monitor is currently available through AGCO dealers. Contact your local dealer to learn more today.  For more information on the technology, to view product videos or hear customer testimonials, visit

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About AGCO

AGCO (NYSE: AGCO) is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural solutions and supports more productive farming 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® precision technologies and farm optimization services, and are distributed globally through a combination of over 3,000 independent dealers and distributors in more than 150 countries. Founded in 1990, AGCO is headquartered in Duluth, GA, USA. In 2016, AGCO had net sales of $7.4 billion. 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.