Double victory for John Deere

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European agricultural machinery journalists have announced the Tractor of the Year for 2022, with John Deere winning two awards. The 7R 350 AutoPowr model took first place in the overall Tractor of the Year category, while the 6120M AutoPowr received the Best Utility Tractor award.

In the main category, the John Deere 7R 350 AutoPowr tractor impressed the judges in all aspects of the very rigorous voting process:

  • on-board technology and automation package;
  • wide, spacious cab offering maximum quality and comfort;
  • excellent field performance;
  • high efficiency;
  • ActiveCommand Steering (ACS);
  • EZ Ballast weight system.

In the Best Utility Tractor category, the John Deere 6120M AutoPowr model scored highly with the following features:

  • compact design and flexibility due to the short 2.4m wheelbase;
  • high payload of 4.7 tonnes;
  • latest precision farming technology;
  • excellent suitability for front loader work.

Tractor of the Year is an international award programme that has been running since 1998. The jury consists of 26 leading agricultural technology journalists from 25 European countries. For the second year in a row, the awards were presented at the EIMA International agricultural technology trade fair in Bologna, Italy.


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Editor of Agronomist and Arable Farmer as well as responsibility for the Agronomist and Arable Farmer and Farm Business websites. After 17 years milking cows on the family farm John started writing about agriculture in 1998 and has since written for a variety of publications and has developed a wide circle of contacts within the industry. When not working John is an avid follower of Stoke City.