Video: Highlights from Agritechnica 2019

The biennial Agritechnica show took place in Hanover, Germany this week with showgoers left wowed by a fantastic array of new machinery and equipment on display, along with a whole heap of technology and gadgets previewing what agriculture could look like in the future. 

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John Deere stole the headlines with the launch of its biggest-ever X series combine, which it had managed to keep relatively under wraps until the first day of the show.

Along side this, the JD stand was packed with other debuts including the 8RX tracked tractor and a technology zone featuring a huge drone, electric tractors and sprayers, and a futuristic connected cab. 

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Elsewhere, Fendt added to its growing portfolio of machinery with a telehandler sourced from Sennebogen; Steyr showed a Konzept low emissions tractor; Kubota launched its new M7 tractor range and Lemken pulled the wraps off its first self-propelled sprayer.

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As ever there was plenty of kit from eastern Europe and beyond with the pick being Belarussian firm Gomselmash showing the world’s first combine to run exclusively on natural gas.

Check out our video below and click on the links above to see some of our favourite bits, and keep and eye on FWi over the next week for more articles from the show.