What are New Idea manure spreaders?


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The New Idea line of manure spreaders are tractor-towed trailers that facilitate the spreading of manure on a field as fertilizer. Each spreader has a rotating mechanism at its rear powered by the tractor's accessory drive. They are marketed and sold by the farm equipment conglomerate AGCO, as of 2016.

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Allied Products formerly owned the New Idea equipment brand, but in the 1980s Allied Products purchased White Farm Equipment Line and formed White-New Idea. Former Allis-Chalmers executives formed AGCO in 1990, and the company quickly bought several smaller farm equipment lines including White-New Idea. AGCO-New Idea manure spreaders are still sold at many farm equipment supply locations and are frequently seen in auctions and online sales.

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