Plenty of novelties in KoneAgria

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This year, the KoneAgria exhibition will present as many as 13 novelties, significant on a Finnish scale, to which the jury of experts gave three stars. The jury ranked the novelties granting them one, two or three stars based on their novelty value and innovative significance.

Machines, equipment and services that were reported as novelties in advance were evaluated and ranked by a jury of experts comprising Uolevi Oristo, chief editor of agricultural journal Koneviesti, Pentti Törmä, chief editor of Käytännön Maamies, agronomist Erkki Mäkelä (Professional Agricultural Events) and service group manager Hannu Heikkilä (Association of ProAgria Centres).

Three Star novelties

The jury gave three stars to the following:
•    Agropoint: Grim Gp evo 2700 sprayer
•    Antti-Teollisuus Oy: Dryer furnace Bio-Heater 1600 kW
•    Champion Door Oy: Firescreen fire roller doors
•    K-Maatalous (network of agricultural stores): Elho Scorpio 550 stonepicker and Claas Arion Model 400 tractor with Panoramic cab
•    Konefarmi Oy: Seko Samurai 7 500/150 Mustang
•    Lujabetoni Oy: Slurry basin Luja-tankki
•    Metener Oy: Dry-type reactor
•    NHK-Keskus Oy: JCB Fastrac 4220
•    Pentin Paja Oy: Naarva – wireless measuring equipment for stroke harvesters
•    Satabio Oy (C612): Alvan Blanch – continuous dryer for grain and other materials
•    SolarBiox Oy: BURKHARDT GMBH: CHP (combined heat and power) – electricity and heat with pellets
•    Turun Konekeskus Oy Sulky: X 40 Econov
•    Valtra: The new N series, N174V

All novelties can be found in the guide (in Finnish).