Welcome to Scribd, the world's digital library. Read, publish, and share books and documents. See more
Download
Standard view
Full view
of .
Look up keyword
Like this
2Activity
0 of .
Results for:
No results containing your search query
P. 1
AGCO PROVIDES TRACTOR TO PLANT-A-SEED FOUNDATION

AGCO PROVIDES TRACTOR TO PLANT-A-SEED FOUNDATION

Ratings: (0)|Views: 332 |Likes:
Published by AGCOcorp
AGCO Supports Ugandan School Farm
AGCO announces the donation of a Massey Ferguson 435 with a disk plow and disk harrow to the Plant-A-Seed Foundation, to be used to support the Kabale Trinity College in Uganda, Africa.
AGCO Supports Ugandan School Farm
AGCO announces the donation of a Massey Ferguson 435 with a disk plow and disk harrow to the Plant-A-Seed Foundation, to be used to support the Kabale Trinity College in Uganda, Africa.

More info:

Categories:Types, Business/Law
Published by: AGCOcorp on Jul 26, 2011
Copyright:Attribution Non-commercial

Availability:

Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
download as PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd
See more
See less

09/08/2012

pdf

text

original

 
 
CHALLENGER
FENDT
MASSEY FERGUSON
VALTRA
NEWS RELEASE
 
http://www.AGCOcorp.com
 
For immediate release 
 
Press contact:
Rebecca FabianTel.: +1.646.571.2056Email:rf@stockheim-media.com 
AGCO PROVIDES TRACTOR TO PLANT-A-SEED FOUNDATIONSupport for Ugandan School Farm
DULUTH, GA, July 25, 2011 –
AGCO, Your Agriculture Company (NYSE: AGCO), a Fortune500 company and worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, announcesthe donation of a Massey Ferguson 435 with a disk plow and disk harrow to the Plant-A-SeedFoundation. The non-profit organization will use the tractor to support theKabale Trinity College (
http://plantaseed.org/our-projects-kabale-africa/ 
) in Uganda, Africa. "We are very pleased todonate a tractor for a good cause that makes a positive difference for the students at KabaleTrinity College," said Martin Richenhagen, Chairman, President and CEO of AGCO.The Plant-A-Seed Foundation, based in Modesto, California, at the 92 year old offices ofStanislaus Implements & Hardware(
http://www.stanislaus-implement.com/ 
), has supportedthe Kabale community since 2003. Plant-A-Seed purchased property and built a chapel andschool with classrooms and dormitories. The organization sent teams to assist, plan and build theschool, along with additional needed quarters for the staff. Currently, 1,350 students are enrolledat Kabale Trinity College. Most of the students at the school have lost their parents due to tribalwars, political upheaval, AIDS or famine.In 2007, Plant-A-Seed purchased 20 acres of land and a local farm that produces bananas,pineapples, corn and goats. This farm has improved the children’s daily diets and also providesadditional income for the operational costs of the school. In 2008, Plant-A-Seed built an irrigation
 
CHALLENGER
FENDT
MASSEY FERGUSON
VALTRA
system that has tripled the production of the farm and also gives neighbors the opportunity topurchase water from the farm’s pumping resources.The farm now serves as a school farm where students learn simple farm practices and evensupply some food to the local population. The key objective of Plant-A-Seed is to initiate localprojects, while empowering community partners to drive their own projects. “Our mission is tosearch for and then enable creative projects that are inspiring, well planned and will ultimately beself-sustaining,” explained Rick K. Gray, President and CEO of Plant-A-Seed Foundation. TheFoundation has supported various global projects over the past years.This Massey Ferguson tractor was shipped to Uganda to be used by the school farm and handedover by representatives of the Plant-A-Seed Foundation yesterday. The tractor will be used formany applications, including tilling fields, moving bricks and dirt, and transporting food to theschool and to market. Massey Ferguson tractors have been used in Africa for many decades andthe Massey Ferguson 435 is a particularly robust model that can be used in challengingenvironments.“We are truly honored and humbled by this extraordinary gift from AGCO. This Massey Fergusontractor is going to help bring more food to the tables at Kabale Trinity College and also the localcommunities around Kabale, Uganda. All of us at Plant-A-Seed Foundation thank you from thebottom of our hearts,” said Rick K. Gray.AGCO has over 50 years of experience in Africa. Massey Ferguson
 ® 
is a worldwide brand ofAGCO and is a key brand in Africa. For more information about products from MasseyFerguson, visit your local Massey Ferguson dealer orhttp://masseyferguson.com.
ABOUT AGCO
AGCO, Your Agriculture Company, (NYSE: AGCO),
a Fortune 500 company,
was founded in 1990and offers a full product line of tractors, combines, hay tools, sprayers, forage equipment, tillage,implements, and related replacement parts. AGCO agricultural products are sold under the corebrands of Challenger®, Fendt®, Massey Ferguson® and Valtra® and are distributed globallythrough 2,600 independent dealers and distributors in more than 140 countries worldwide. Retailfinancing is available through AGCO Finance for qualified purchasers. AGCO is headquartered inDuluth, GA, USA. In 2010, AGCO had net sales of $6.9 billion.
http://www.AGCOcorp.com 

Activity (2)

You've already reviewed this. Edit your review.
1 thousand reads
1 hundred reads

You're Reading a Free Preview

Download
/*********** DO NOT ALTER ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE ! ************/ var s_code=s.t();if(s_code)document.write(s_code)//-->