Rising covid cases and tightening travel restrictions have forced the cancellation of Agritechnica, the world’s biggest farm machinery exhibition.
It’s the final nail in the coffin for the bi-annual event, which had already been rescheduled to February 2022 from its traditional November slot.
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The news will cause headaches for both the show organiser, the DLG (German Agricultural Society), and the near 3,000 companies that were planning to exhibit in Hanover, Germany.
As a result, focus will switch to the Sima event in France which, barring further covid-induced drama, will take place from 6-10 November 2022. As it stands, Lamma is to go ahead at the NEC in Birmingham on 11-12 January.
The next Agritechnica show will be held on 12-18 November 2023.