Agritechnica Hands Out Innovation Awards

Laura McNamara

2007 Agritechnica in Hanover Germany Agritechnica organizer Deutsche Landwirtschafts-Gesellschaft – German Agri-cultural Society has awarded 7 Gold Medals and 33 Silver Medals for leading innovation in agriculture. Agricultural companies worldwide submitted a total of 331 innovations to DLG, making this year’s submissions the highest number of submissions in twelve years.

“This can be assessed as a clear indication that agricultural machinery manufacturers are starting an innovations campaign in the coming years. At the same time it underscores Agri-technica’s status as the world innovations bourse for the branch,” DLG said.

Gold medalists include:

John Deere Vertrieb, D-Bruchsal – E-Premium Series

Satconsystem, D-Obertheres – Kinderfinder

Amazonen-Werke H. Dreyer GmbH & Co. KG, D-Hasbergen – High-performance precision seed drill EDX with Xpress grain singling

Amazonen-Werke H. Dreyer GmbH & Co. KG, D-Hasbergen – Argus camera for automatic setting of fertiliser spreaders

RAUCH Landmaschinenfabrik GmbH, D-Sinzheim – RAUCH two-disc fertilizer spreader AXIS 30.1 EDR (Electric Drive) with purely electrical output transfer

New Holland CNH Deutschland GmbH, D-Heilbronn – Grain Cam broken grain and NGC sensor

Bernard Krone GmbH Maschinenfabrik, D-Spelle – Comprima F 155/NovoGrip – optimised round baler“

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