Our history

Photo: The Stark family at the Swedish farm show Elmia in year 1980

Väderstad’s colourful history dates back to the early 60s, and has ever since been characterised by an entrepreneurial spirit, creation of ingenious farm machinery and a strong drive to rationalize farming methods.

Please click on each of the decades to keep reading about how Rune Stark and Siw Stark started out making a rigid tine harrow for their own farm, and how the family turned it into a sustained and international business. 

Rune stark with his telephone

1960s

The humble beginnings

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Test folding the new roller

1970s

The business takes off

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Scandinavias most successful cultivator

1980s

Scandinavia's most successful cultivator

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Väderstad seed drill Rapid

1990s

The Rapid era

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Rune stark in front off seed hawk

2000s

An era of geographical expansion

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Crister and Gert with the Tempo F

2010 until present day

Investing in the future

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