Agricultural Equipment Industry: Market Players Who Are Making The Opportunity Count
Farming technologies have improved substantially in the last few years. As the urban areas started flooding with the rural population, agriculture faced a crunch situation. Industrial development meant new housing, as well as road infrastructure, was necessary. Farming land was utilized to fulfil this requirement. Scarcity of fertile land leads to maximize utilization of available farming area. Advanced irrigation systems, quality seeds, new fertilizers and introduction of modern agricultural equipment helped in maximizing farm production. Especially in the equipment sector, the introduction of machinery has reduced significant time as well as physical efforts for farmers. Several farming machinery manufacturers have already played a key role in improving crop yield. This is an overview of how organizations taking agriculture on to the new level.
John Deere is the USA originated company dealing in India in the farm equipment sector. John Deere has developed multiple concepts and defined agriculture in a modern way. Tractor, baler, harvester, cultivator and much more equipment are branched under this company profile.
CNH is registered in the Netherlands and headquartered in London. It markets its agricultural inventory as New Holland agriculture. company has designed sugarcane harvester to complement Indian farmers in achieving higher production of sugar. New Holland has developed pneumatic planter, combine harvester and rotavators.
Agcocorp markets agricultural equipment under Fendt & Massey Ferguson brand names. Fendt has a range of products from tractors to combine harvesters. Massey Ferguson has developed a variety of machines from the simpler ones to highly specified ones. Both of them manufacturer agricultural implements, attachments and material handling.
Claas is an agricultural machinery manufacturer founded in 1913 in Germany. Claas has a product catalogue of combine harvesters, forage harvesters, balers, mowers, rakes, tractors, tedders and other harvesting machines. It has developed special transplanter, track roller unit, maize conditioning technology.
Lemken introduced new electronics in the agriculture market. The company has already defined spraying techniques with mounted field sprayers & trailed field sprayers. Lemken has designed a tank to increase the spraying capacity of field sprayers. The product range consists of cultivators, balers, combiners, sprayers and fieldtronics.
Kubota is a tractor and agricultural machinery manufacturing company based in Japan. The company has introduced automation in the farming sector. Unmanned agricultural machinery will be controlled by farmers with remote control. Kubota also released GPS based versions of tractors, rice-transplanters and combine harvesters.
Kuhn Group is one of the leading manufacturers of specialized agricultural machinery ranging from seeders, tiller, sprayers, mowers, rakes, balers and mixers. Kuhn has developed Terminal Control which enables the user to handle implement efficiently. Terminal control is nothing but a screen displaying all the capabilities the machine can function and how to perform it.
Commercial farming will need advanced technology and machinery to improve production. India is initiating various measures to aid farmers and increase crop yield. The country has suitable weather and soil for cultivation. With the amount of population to feed it is imperative that we use new techniques at the earliest. Almost all the top companies have established their presence in India, seizing the moment. Mahindra & Mahindra, Kirloskar, JCBL are among Indian brands who’re competing with top global brands. Opportunity is immense in agriculture. Striking the right chord at the right time will be the key.