Rural Media Group: RFD-TV's THE AMERICAN announces AGCO as newest sponsor

  Rural Media Group: RFD-TV's THE AMERICAN announces AGCO as newest sponsor

                   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 7, 2014

        CONTACT: RFD-TV Public Relations or 702-318-4220

RFD-TV's THE AMERICAN Announces Farming Solutions Company, AGCO as the newest

OMAHA, Neb. - AGCO has joined on as a sponsor of, RFD-TV's THE AMERICAN
presented by Polaris RANGER. THE AMERICAN Rodeo will be held on March 2 at
AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

"AGCO's focus on innovation and building quality brands like Hesston by Massey
Ferguson has helped them stand apart in the industry," said Randy Bernard, CEO
and President of Rural Media Group. "AGCO and Heston by Massey Ferguson have
been a very integral partner in the rodeo arena and the western and
agriculture lifestyle. We are very proud to have them associated with THE

AGCO is a global leader in the production of farming equipment with focus on
the design, manufacturing and distribution. Their products include tractors,
combines, hay tools, sprayers, forage equipment, tillage, implements, grain
storage and protein production systems, as well as related replacement parts.
AGCO's products, including Hesston and Massey Ferguson brands, can be found in
140 countries worldwide. While the company has received many recognitions and
awards their biggest accomplishment has been recognition of their wide-range
of products by farmers and dealers across the globe.

"Hesston by Massey Ferguson is proud to partner with RFD-TV and to be the
official farm machinery sponsor of The American," says Laura Lines, senior
brand marketing specialist for Hesston. "Rodeo and hay production have a
shared heritage and Hesston's sponsorship of rodeo is a tradition that we are
pleased to continue with the largest and richest one day event in the history
of the sport."

RFD-TV's THE AMERICAN is the richest one-day rodeo in the history of western
sports with a $2 million payout. The top-five winners from the semifinals will
compete against the top 10 athletes in the world. Tickets for RFD-TV's THE
AMERICAN, presented by Polaris RANGER, and the Iron Cowboy V are on sale at
the AT&T Stadium Box Office, all Ticketmaster locations and at Prices for each event range from $20 to $150, not
including taxes.


Notes to Editors:

About RFD-TV's THE AMERICAN Presented by Polaris RANGER: Taking place at
Dallas Cowboys' AT&T Stadium on March 2, 2014, with an estimated attendance of
75,000, RFD-TV's THE AMERICAN Presented by Polaris RANGER is the single
largest 1-day cash prize event in the entire history of rodeo. With $2-million
on the line, the best athletes in the world will be gathering in Dallas to
compete in one epic day of raw rodeo will, skill and power. With the help of
broadcast partners and sponsors, RFD-TV will be broadcasting the event LIVE on
the day, helping to bring the totality of this defining western sports
experience to a wide national audience. For more information, please visit: and Follow us on Twitter @RFDTVAMERICAN
and on find us on Facebook:

About Rural Media Group, Inc. (RMG):Rural Media Group, Inc. is the world's
leading provider of multimedia content dedicated to the rural and western
lifestyle. RMG is the parent company of RFD-TV, FamilyNet, RURAL TV, RURAL
RADIO on SiriusXM channel 80, RFD-TV the Magazine and RFD-TV the Theatre.
RFD-TV, the flagship network for RMG, launched in December 2000. RFD-TV is
the nation's first 24-hour television network dedicated to serving the needs
and interests of rural America with programming focused on agriculture, equine
and the rural lifestyle, along with traditional country music and
entertainment. RMG acquired FamilyNet, America's trusted entertainment network
dedicated to providing wholesome and responsible viewing choices for today's
diverse family. RURAL TV produces rural business news covering commodity
markets for both cash and futures. Daily productions include Market Day Report
and the Rural Evening News. RMG networks are distributed into more than
63-million homes worldwide by DBS, telco and cable systems including DISH
Network, DIRECTV^®, Comcast, Verizon FiOS TV, AT&T U-Verse, Mediacom, Charter,
Optimum, Brighthouse, Suddenlink, Time Warner, Cox, and more than 600
independent rural cable systems. RFD-TV The Magazine is the print programming
guide for the networks, which has attracted over 180,000 paid subscribers.
RFD-TV The Theatre is a 2000 capacity soft seat venue in Branson, MO where
entertainment programming is produced. Corporate headquarters are in Omaha,
NE, and production operations are in Nashville, TN. For more information,
visit,, and Follow us on
Twitter and Facebook: @OfficialRFDTV @RURALTV @FamilyNet @RURALRADIO80

About AGCO: AGCO (NYSE:AGCO) is a global leader in the design, manufacture
and distribution of agricultural machinery.AGCOsupports more productive
farming through a full line of tractors, combines, hay tools, sprayers, forage
equipment, grain storage and protein production systems, tillage implements
and replacement parts.AGCOproducts are sold through five core machinery
brands, Challenger®, Fendt®, GSI®, Massey Ferguson® and Valtra® and are
distributed globally through approximately 3,100 independent dealers and
distributors in more than 140 countries worldwide. Founded in 1990,AGCOis
headquartered inDuluth, GA, USA. In 2013,AGCOhad net sales of$10.8

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