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AGCO announces major expansion; governor praises all involved


JACKSON -- The employees of AGCO Jackson Operations are about to see red -- Massey Ferguson red, that is.

In what was billed as the worst-kept secret in AGCO history, Eric Fisher, director of AGCO Jackson Operations, made an expansion announcement official before hundreds of cheering company employees and executives, as well as city, county and state leaders, inside one of the facility's buildings in Jackson's industrial park Thursday afternoon.

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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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