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30-01-2020

Väderstad experiences new record year – ends the decade on a high

Swedish agricultural machinery manufacturer Väderstad finished the decade on a high, recording a turnover during the 2019 financial year of SEK 3.35 billion and an operating profit of SEK 172 million. That represents an increase in turnover of 11 percent and an increase in earnings of almost 24 percent on the previous year.

29-01-2020

Introducing CrossCutter Disc for Carrier XL

In 2019, Väderstad will extend the CrossCutter Disc range with a new disc adapted for the disc cultivator Väderstad Carrier XL 425-625. CrossCutter Disc will make Carrier XL deliver full cultivation at a working depth of only 3-5cm.

27-01-2020

Väderstad sells its 5000th Tempo

At Agritechnica 2019, Väderstad, the Swedish specialist in soil cultivation and seeding technology, handed over the Tempo V 12 high-speed precision planter to Stefan Kürbs from the agricultural services Kürbs in Apolda near Weimar. One of the Väderstad owners and "father" of many innovative developments, Crister Stark, was also present at the handover.

The Tempo has been built in Väderstad, Sweden, since 2012. Since April 2017, the Tempo has held the world record with speeds over 20 km/h (502.05 ha in 24 hours) at maize sowing.

18-12-2019

Introducing the new DeepLoosening Marathon point

Väderstad introduces the new DeepLoosening Marathon point. The subsoiling DeepLoosening Marathon point, adds breaking capacity down to 40cm depth for the TopDown and Opus cultivators.

18-12-2019

New E-Control portal for increased user experience

With focus set on user-friendliness and operating performance, Väderstad introduces a new integrated portal for making updated instruction manuals and QuickStart movies easily accessible offline in the field.

18-12-2019

The successful SeedEye precision system is introduced to new models

In 2019 the Väderstad SeedEye system has been tested and reviewed by the German Agricultural Society DLG with excellent results. During 2020 the unique precision system Väderstad SeedEye is introduced for seed drills Spirit R 300S, Spirit 600-900C/S as well as Rapid A 600-800C/J.

18-12-2019

The new NZ Mounted 500-600

Väderstad launches a new version of NZ Mounted. Thereby the mounted tine harrow is upgraded with a new 6-metre model, as well as a reinforced frame and a unique versatile drawbar.

19-11-2019

Väderstad named Employer Branding Company of the Year

The awards are coming thick and fast for agricultural machinery manufacturer Väderstad at the moment. Last week they received the ‘Machine of the Year’ award at the world’s largest agricultural exhibition. Now they have also been named ‘Employer Branding Company of the Year’ by research company Universum. At the same time, they also received the ‘Career Company of the Year 2020’ seal of approval and climbed into the top 15 in a national poll of ‘Sweden’s best employers’.

13-11-2019

Väderstad awarded Machine of the Year 2020 at Agritechnica

Right now, Agritechnica – the world’s largest agricultural fair – is in full swing in Germany. It’s here that agricultural machinery manufacturers showcase their latest offerings ahead of the coming seasons. Sweden’s Väderstad has confirmed its leading position and once again walked off with the Machine of the Year award with its innovation, Tempo WideLining.

08-10-2019

E-Control Mobile takes seed drill calibration to the smartphone

The all-new Väderstad E-Control Mobile makes calibration of the seed drill or planter easier than ever before. By downloading the E-Control Mobile app to a smartphone, the farmer can calibrate his Väderstad machine only using his smartphone.