DULUTH, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 19, 2005--AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AG), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, announced today the 2005 Third Quarter Earnings Release Conference Call is scheduled for Wednesday, October 26 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time.

The Company invites investors to listen to the live webcast on the company's website at www.agcocorp.com under the "Investor Center/Webcasts & Presentations" Section.

For those unable to participate in the live webcast, a telephone replay will be available beginning approximately two hours after the conclusion of the conference call. The telephone replay will continue to be available until Sunday, October 30 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. To access the replay, U.S domestic callers dial 1-888-203-1112. International callers dial 1-719-457-0820. All callers will need to enter confirmation code 1978494. Additional replays of the conference call will be made available on the website for twelve months following the call.

AGCO Corporation, headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, is a global manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment and related replacement parts. AGCO products are distributed in more than 140 countries. AGCO offers a full product line including tractors, combines, hay tools, sprayers, forage, tillage equipment and implements through more than 3,900 independent dealers and distributors around the world. AGCO products are distributed under the various well-known brand names AGCO(R), Challenger(R), Fendt(R), Gleaner(R), Hesston(R), Massey Ferguson(R), New Idea(R), RoGator(R), Spra-Coupe(R), Sunflower(R), Terra-Gator(R), Valtra(R), and White(TM) Planters. AGCO provides retail financing through AGCO Finance. In 2004, AGCO had net sales of $5.3 billion.

Please visit our website at www.agcocorp.com.

CONTACT: AGCO Corporation, Duluth
Andy Beck, 770-813-6083

SOURCE: AGCO Corporation