AGCO Initiates Quarterly Cash Dividend

  AGCO Initiates Quarterly Cash Dividend

Business Wire

DULUTH, Ga. -- January 24, 2013

AGCO, Your Agriculture Company, (NYSE:AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and
distributor of agricultural equipment, announced that today its Board of
Directors approved the initiation of quarterly cash dividends to its
stockholders. A quarterly dividend of $0.10 per common share will be paid on
March 15, 2013 to all stockholders of record as of the close of business on
February 15, 2013. Future dividends will be subject to Board approval.

"We are optimistic about the outlook for our industry as well as for AGCO and
the time is right for AGCO to begin paying a dividend," stated Martin
Richenhagen, AGCO’s Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. "This
dividend complements our capital allocation strategy and is an important part
of our commitment to bring value to our stockholders."

Forward looking Statement

This release contains forward-looking statements, which are based on currently
available operating, financial and competitive information and are subject to
a number of significant risks and uncertainties. Actual results may vary
materially from those expressed or implied by the statements herein due to
changes in economic, business, competitive, and/or regulatory factors, and
other risks detailed in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange
Commission. The company assumes no obligation to update any of these
forward-looking statements.

About AGCO:

AGCO, Your Agriculture Company, (NYSE: AGCO), is a global leader focused on
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, tillage, implements, grain storage and
protein production systems, as well as related replacement parts. AGCO
products are sold through four core machinery brands, Challenger®, Fendt®,
Massey Ferguson® and Valtra® and are distributed globally through 3,100
independent dealers and distributors in more than 140 countries worldwide.
Retail financing is available through AGCO Finance for qualified purchasers.
Founded in 1990, AGCO is headquartered in Duluth, GA, USA. In 2011, AGCO had
net sales of $8.8 billion.


Greg Peterson, 770-232-8229
Director, Investor Relations
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