Massey Ferguson has announced it will open a new dealership in Villa Maria in the province of Cordoba, Argentina. The company running the dealership will be Legaz, which has been in the region for 45 years.
In June, the combined sales of tractors, harvesters and sprayers reached 774 units in Argentina or 11% more than the same month of 2021, according to the Argentinean Assn. of Automotive Dealerships (ACARA).
The province of Buenos Aires, the largest Argentinian province, has launched a plan to boost the production of agricultural machinery and aims to reach 95% of the inputs used to assemble the machinery made in Argentina.
In February, Kubota launched its B2401 tractor in the Argentinean market. The equipment has a 24 horsepower engine and is designed for minor crops. The company expects to have most of the sales of the new model through its local dealer Mojón Uno and will debut the commercialization in the Expoagro farm show, which takes place in March.
John Deere has announced it has selected new companies for its Startup Collaborator program. The program seeks to deepen the relationship of the multinational with innovative emerging companies, boosting new technology solutions for the field.
Even facing difficulties such as the pandemic, an annual inflation of nearly 50% and scarce imported products, the registration of agricultural machinery in Argentina jumped 37.8% in comparison to 2020.
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