DULUTH, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 19, 2006--AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AG), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, announced today the 2006 Third Quarter Earnings Release Conference Call is scheduled for Wednesday, November 1st at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time.

The Company will refer to slides on its conference call. Interested persons can access the conference call and slide presentation via AGCO's website at www.agcocorp.com under the "Investors & Media/Calendar of Events" Section.

The webcast will also be archived for twelve months immediately afterwards.

About AGCO

Founded in 1990, AGCO Corporation (NYSE: AG) (www.agcocorp.com) is a global manufacturer of agricultural equipment and related replacement parts. AGCO offers a full product line including tractors, combines, hay tools, sprayers, forage, tillage equipment and implements, which are distributed through more than 3,600 independent dealers and distributors in more than 140 countries worldwide. AGCO products include the following well-known brands: 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. The company is headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, and in 2005, had net sales of $5.4 billion.

Please visit our website at www.agcocorp.com.

CONTACT: AGCO Corporation
Greg Peterson Director
Investor Relations
770-232-8229

SOURCE: AGCO Corporation