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The Fendt Lodge

Join us in America’s heartland for a closer look at the Fendt brand.

The new Fendt Lodge is the premier destination for Fendt North America customer visits, launch events, dealer meetings, factory tours, and corporate gatherings. Fendt’s Rogator applicators and track tractors, as well as other AGCO machinery, will continue to be manufactured in the Jackson factory component.
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Where the earth meets the sky

Here in rural Jackson, MN, we’ve created a place for the farming community to come together, share wisdom and learn all there is to know about Fendt. We call it the Fendt Lodge. And you can consider this your invitation.

Discover the Fendt Lodge

Join us in America's heartland for a closer look at the Fendt brand.

Discover the unrivalled beauty of the Fendt Lodge in North America! Plan your visit today and secure exclusive experiences.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Fendt Lodge soon!

An experience not to be missed

If farming is in your blood, you’re going to love it up here. Get up close and personal with the latest technology, head out to our test fields for a demo, and get a firsthand look at everything Fendt has to offer.

A Group of 10 Assembly Line Workers Meeting in the Factory with Fendt Equipment in the Background

See American Craftmanship in Action

One of the most impressive parts of any visit to the Fendt Lodge is the factory tour. We’ll take you on the floor to see the world’s most advanced farming equipment being built by American hands.

Frequently asked questions

What to know before arriving

  • Plan to arrive 10-15 minutes prior to your reserved tour time to allow for check-in and prepare for your tour.
  • This is a walking tour of the factory and typically takes 1.5 hours. The approximate tour route distance is 1 mile.
  • The factory's ambient temperature is subject to outdoor conditions. A portion of the route is outdoors. Please dress accordingly.
  • Closed-toe shoes are REQUIRED to participate in the tour. Wear comfortable shoes for walking.
  • Please contact us if you have any special needs or require additional assistance during the tour. For example, wheelchair access, hearing impaired, etc. We will do our best to accommodate you.

Restrictions include:

  • Age – All factory tour visitors MUST be 12 years or older.
  • Photography – Cameras and cell phones are not allowed on the tour.
  • Eye protection – Each visitor will be provided with safety glasses. These must be worn at all times during the tour.
  • Medical devices – Any guest with a pacemaker or other magnetically sensitive device should let staff know so tour routes can be altered around lasers in our fab shop.

Terms of use:

  • All visitors touring the assembly plant will be required to accept the terms of use during registration; it is also linked here.


202 Industrial Parkway (CR 38)
Jackson, MN 56143

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Getting to Jackson

Directions from Sioux Falls, SD

Travel on I-90 East for 85 miles. Take Exit 73 onto Highway 71, toward Jackson. Turn right onto Highway 71, and then left onto Industrial Park Drive.

Directions from Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN

Travel south from the Twin Cities on US-169 South for 72 miles. Continue onto MN-60 West, for 21 miles. Merge onto MN-15 South/MN-30 East, via the ramp to Fairmont. Continue to follow MN-15 South for 21 miles. Merge onto I-90 West, toward Jackson, for 28 miles. Take Exit 73 onto Highway 71, turn left. Then turn left onto Industrial Park Drive.

Directions from Spirit Lake, IA

Travel east on IA-9/Highway 71 for 6 miles. Turn left onto Highway 71, for 14 miles. Then turn right onto Industrial Park Drive.

Local Airports

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport

4300 Glumack Drive

Saint Paul, MN 55111

Phone 612-726-5555

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Sioux Falls Regional Airport

2801 Jaycee Lane

Sioux Falls, SD 57104

Phone 605-336-0762

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Jackson Municipal Airport

150 County Rd 34 E

Jackson, MN 56143

Phone 507-236-6688

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Fairmont Municipal Airport

215 East Blue Earth Ave.

Fairmont, MN 56031

Phone 507-238-9461

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Contact Us


PHONE NUMBER: 888-434-2426

Where to stay

Local Hotels

AmericInn Lodge & Suites

Closest hotel to the Fendt Lodge

110 Belmont Lane

Jackson, MN 56143

(507) 847-2444

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Super 8

2025 Highway 71 N

Jackson, MN 56143

(507) 847-3498

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Hampton Inn

100 Hampton Drive

Fairmont, MN 56031

(507) 235-2626

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Best Western

1200 Torgerson Drive (Jct. Hwy 15 and I-90)

Fairmont, MN 56031

(507) 238-4771

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Arrowwood Resort
& Conference Center

1405 Highway 71

Okoboji, IA 51355

(712) 332-2161

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Ramada Spirit Lake/Okoboji

2704 17th Street (Corner of Hwy 9 and 71)

Spirit Lake, IA 51360

(712) 336-3984

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Holiday Inn Express
Hotel & Suites

1250 Ryan Rd.

Worthington, MN 56187

(507) 372-2333

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AmericInn Lodge & Suites

1475 Darling Drive

Worthington, MN 56031

(507) 376-4500

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Where to eat

Local Restaurants

Santee Crossing Embers

Interstate 90 and Highway 71 N

Jackson, MN 56143

(507) 847-3841

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Pillars Pub & Eatery

507 2nd Street

Jackson, MN 56143

(507) 847-9901

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Perkins Restaurant & Bakery

Near Holiday Inn

I-90 & North State Street

Fairmont, MN 56143

(507) 238-4500

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Green Mill

In Holiday Inn

I-90 & North State Street

Fairmont, MN 56143

(507) 238-4771

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Bracco World Cafe & Beach Bar

Open summer season only; at Bridges Bay Resort

317 240th Ave

Arnolds Park, IA 51331

(712) 332-7900

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Waterfront American Grille

Bridges Bay Resort

630 Linden Drive

Arnolds Park, IA 51331

(712) 220-3200

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Boss’ Pizzeria & Sports Bar

At Arrowwood Resort

1405 Hwy 71

Okoboji, IA 51355

(712) 332-5296

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Perkins Restaurant & Bakery

1445 Darling Drive

Worthington, MN

(507) 372-7761

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Checking in

Upon arriving, park in the visitor’s lot adjacent to the glass-front Fendt Lodge building, off Industrial Parkway (CR 38).
Signage there will direct visitors to the check-in area.

The Dieselross Journey to Jackson


Experience the final stop of the 1958 Fendt Dieselross tractor (a.k.a. Franz) at the new Fendt Lodge in Jackson, Minnesota. If you're passionate about farming and want to learn more about the Fendt brand, we invite you to visit the Fendt Lodge.