- Väderstad TopDown with E-services is the winner of the Farm Machine 2024 award in the tillage category
The award was announced at the ongoing Agritechnica exhibition in Hannover, Germany.
The Farm Machine of the Year award is voted by a jury from 16 agricultural magazines from all over Europe.
The introduction of E-Services on TopDown 400-700 and Opus 400-700 allows the machines to use prescription maps, to control the machine setting automatically on the go. Before going to the field, the operator can program how the individual working elements – discs, tines, leveller and packer – should behave at specific spots on the field, based on soil type and field characteristics.
The benefits of this new feature includes reduced diesel costs and improved soil health as well as increased output and reduced wear on working parts.
TopDown and Opus with E-services is available from October 2023, with first machines delivered to farmers in the beginning of 2024.