Massey Ferguson launches new tractor for orchards
Farmer's Weekly|January 28, 2022
With interest in the production of orchard crops on the rise, Massey Ferguson has launched the MF 3300 narrow-width tractor series in SA.

In response to increased interest in producing high-value crops such as avocados and nuts, Massey Ferguson launched its MF 3300 narrow-width tractor for orchard and vineyard production in South Africa in November 2021.

AGCO, the distributor for Massey Ferguson in South Africa, said in a statement that this model was based on the popular robust and reliable MF 400 Xtra Narrow tractor models from Brazil. While the front axle, transmission and rear linkage are almost identical to those of the MF 435 Xtra and MF 440 Xtra, the MF 3300 features a brand- new AGCO 3,3- litre, three-cylinder engine, as opposed to the traditional thirdparty-manufactured engine.

“This is a 100% AGCO product, with the added benefit of incorporating the latest AGCO Power engine technology,” explains Ryan Clark, product marketing manager of LowHorsepower Tractors Africa at AGCO.

Clark adds that what makes this tractor noteworthy is that it is Stage 3 emissions-compliant, and features a common rail with an electronic control unit (ECU) to monitor all fuel and air parameters.

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