Acknowledging the best of the best innovations presented at Ag Connect, these manufacturers received the first ever Gold and Silver awards at Ag Connect 2013.
The winners are selected from the AE50 awards, presented annually by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE).
Winners of the 2013 Gold and Silver AE50 outstanding innovation awards are:
- AGCO Corporation – WR Series Self Propelled Windrower
- DuPont Crop Protection – DuPont PrecisionPac Herbicide Dispensing System
- John Deere – Machine Sync
- Spectrum Technologies Inc. - FieldScout GreenIndex+
- Case IH Agriculture – Robo-Sharpener
- Great Plains Manufacturing Inc. – Centurion CDA600 Cultivator Drill
- HYPRO-Pentair Water – Express™ End Cap
- HYPRO-Pentair Water – Scorpio Spray Valve
- John Deere – 7R Series Tractor
- TeeJet Technologies – Sentry 6140 Tip Flow Monitor
Judges for the Gold and Silver awards include seven agricultural equipment editors and two ASABE member engineers. To qualify for a Gold or Silver award, companies must be exhibiting at AG CONNECT Expo & Summit 2013.