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Eric Fisher (third from right), AGCO Jackson, was joined by local officials for a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday to mark the start of AGCO's $42 million expansion. From left, Jackson City Administrator Jennifer Bromeland, Jackson County Coordinator Janice Fransen, President of the Jackson Economic Development Corporation Clayton Lewis, Fisher, Jackson Mayor Wayne Walter and Jackson County Commissioner William Tusa. (Submitted Photo)

AGCO announces $42m expansion

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JACKSON -- AGCO Operations broke ground Tuesday on a new $42 million expansion project at its manufacturing facility in Jackson, marking a second major expansion in as many years for the manufacturers of Massey Ferguson and Challenger row crop tractors and Challenger track tractors, as well as application equipment.


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Julie Buntjer
Julie Buntjer joined the Daily Globe newsroom in December 2003, after working more than nine years for weekly newspapers. A native of Worthington and graduate of Worthington High School, then-Worthington Community College and South Dakota State University, she has a bachelor's degree in agriculture journalism. At the Daily Globe, Julie covers the agricultural beat, as well as Nobles County government, watersheds, community news and feature stories. In her spare time, she enjoys needlework (cross-stitch and hardanger embroidery), reading, travel, fishing and spending time with family. Find more of her stories of farm life, family and various other tidbits at
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