Farm mechanization has gained momentum in India with more and more farmers looking to adopt technology for enhanced efficiency. From being a labour intensive sector, agriculture in India is progressively becoming more technology enabled. Given the significance of farm mechanization and the increasing usage of agricultural implements, we have covered this niche segment in this issue. The cover story of this special issue features Mahindra FES. With a presence in over 50 countries, Mahindra is the world’s largest farm tractor manufacturer by volume and is India’s leading tractor manufacturer for over three decades. While having a strong tractor portfolio, the company is bullish about the farm machinery business beyond tractors, expecting sizeable growth in the next five years. It has a strong pipeline of farm machinery and has been introducing three to four new products each year. The company has also rolled out Krish-e Centres in nearly half a dozen states so far. Krish-e is a new business vertical that provides technology driven services which are progressive, affordable and accessible to farmers. The issue also covers Swastik Rotors which manufactures 72 different types of agricultural machinery, among which some of them have been introduced for the first time in India, which includes the mini tractor driven Reverse/forward rotavator, mini tractor driven Ratoon manager cum sugarcane scrubber, mini tractor driven Post hole digger, and the fully automatic ss304 Fertilizer cum seed drill machine, to name a few.
After studying this market landscape in-depth, we have zeroed in on Top 10 Agricultural Implements Manufacturers that have excelled in this domain with their innovative approach. Having proven their dedication to efficiency in order to meet the customer expectations in an end-to-end manner, these companies have stood out from the crowd.
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