Cereals 2015: Farm machinery makers recognised in Immas

The winners of the International Machinery Manufacturer Awards (Immas) have been revealed on the evening of the opening day of the Cereals event (10 June).

There were four categories – cultivations equipment, harvest machinery, sprayers and tractors.

The competition was organised by the Cereals event and supported by the AEA, the Institution of Agricultural Engineers, the Royal Agricultural University and Farmers Weekly.

See also: Farm kit makers rewarded in IMMAs

The judging team included Dick Godwin, Harper Adams University (soils and cultivation); Prof Toby Mottram, Royal Agricultural University (robotics); Peter Redman (IAgrE); Prof Paul Miller, NIAB (sprayer expert); Philip Clappison, 2013 Farmers Weekly Contractor of the Year; and David Cousins, Farmers Weekly machinery editor.

The results are:

SPRAYERS

Winner: Micron Varidome sprayer

Runner-up: Househam Sprayers

CULTIVATION AND DRILLING

Winner: Kverneland Kulti-strip strip-till soil management system

Runner-up: Vaderstad Tempo precision drill

HARVESTING MACHINERY

Winner: New Holland double-cut system

Runner-up: Holmer sugar beet harvester

TRACTORS

Winner: Valtra T4 tractor

Runner-up: Kubota M7


 For more news, photos, video and information on the Cereals event see our Cereals 2015 page

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