Get up close to the latest crop establishment machinery and thinking – Tillage-Live 2019


Now in its 28th year Tillage-Live returns to England this autumn, organised by the Agricultural Engineers Association (AEA), the event takes place on Wednesday 4th September2019 at  Corby in Northamptonshire.

The industry has once again drawn together to demonstrate soil preparation and crop establishment tackle including ploughs, cultivators, conventional, strip tillage and direct drills. 

In the live demonstration area there will be an opportunity to see machinery working not only in stubble but also new for 2019 there will be the chance for manufacturers to show off their machinery in two different cover crops.

Once again sprayers will be running in the live demonstration area during the day.

Tillage-Live remains the sole national annual working crop establishment event, and this year’s demo at Deenethorpe Airfield, near Corby will be the first chance for growers to see many of this year’s new machines in action, in real post-harvest conditions.

With working demonstrations from manufacturers including: John Deere New Holland, KRM, Knight Farm Machinery, Kverneland, Amazone, Horsch, Kuhn, Lemken, Pottinger, Vaderstad and Opico the day promises a real insight into professional crop establishment techniques.

The static exhibition area also provides an opportunity to discuss new ideas with industry-leading experts.A number of the static stands have also been taken by local machinery dealers.  

This year’s event also includes a knowledge trail around the site where visitors will get the opportunity to look at different topics, these include looking at soils and cover crops as well as tyres and soil protection. 

Kayleigh Holden, Event Organiser, explained, “The AEA are delighted to be at Deenethorpe Airfield. The site offers excellent facilities for manufacturers to showcase their machinery to potential customers and visitors alike and we would like to thank Brudenell Estates for hosting this year’s event.” 

This year’s Tillage-Live takes place on Wednesday 4th September 2019 at Deenethorpe Airfield, Northamptonshire NN17 3AN. The site is between the A427 and the A43, please follow the road signs to the visitor’s entrance. More information can be found at

Notes for Editors

The AEA is the trade association representing manufacturers and importers of agricultural machinery and outdoor power equipment (horticulture, professional and leisure grass care and forestry).

AEA owns and administers the National Sprayer Testing Schemeand is contracted to run the secretariat of the Milking Equipment Association (MEA). 

Contact: AEA, Samuelson House, 62 Forder Way, Hampton, Peterborough. PE7 8JB

Telephone:0845 6448748 Fax:01733 314767


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