About the AE50 Awards Program

The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers has announced the winners of the 2010 AE50 innovation awards.

The winners were announced as ASABE's Agricultural Equipment Technology Conference Jan. 11, and were showcased at hte Ag Connect Expo Jan. 13-15 in Orlando, Fla.

The products winning the 2010 AE50 awards represent the best and the brightest developed around the globe for the agricultural, food, and biological systems industries. Award winners include companies of all sizes and varying inventive focus.

The innovative inventions and designs highlighted herein were selected from numerous entries in the annual AE50 competition sponsored by ASABE’s Resource magazine. As in every year previous, the judges who chose the winners represent all facets of the agricultural, food, biological, and related systems engineering professions.

An expert panel picked the best of products first introduced to the marketplace during 2009. As always, these products are expected to save producers time, costs, and labor while improving user safety.

For more information on the awards program and winners, click here. To watch a video about this program, click here.

Here is a complete listing: 

1260 Early Riser Planter  
Case IH    
130 FB Coppice Header  
New Holland Agriculture    
400 Series Self-Propelled Windrower  
John Deere      
44 Super Magnum Sand Pump  
McLanahan Corporation, Ag Systems Division   
5M Series   
John Deere Agriculture and Turf Division   
7200 PrecisionCutTM Trim and Surrounds Mower  
Deere & Company    
7500 and 8500 E-CutTM Hybrid Fairway Mower  
Deere & Company    
760 CG VarifeedTM Grain Header  
New Holland Agriculture    
8R and 8RT Series Tractors  
John Deere Agriculture and Turf Division   
AGCO Corporation    

Austoft 8000 Series Sugar Cane Harvester  
Case IH    

AutoTracTM RowSenseTM Universal  
Deere & Company    
Bobcat M-Series Excavators  
Bobcat Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Doosan Infracore International
Bobcat M-Series Loaders  
Bobcat Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Doosan Infracore International
BoomerTM 8N Tractor
New Holland North America      
Case IH Precision HoeTM 800 Air Hoe Drill and New Holland P20700  
CNH America LLC    
Challenger MT600C, Massey Ferguson 8600, and AGCO DT Series Tractors
AGCO Corporation    
Challenger C Series Track and Articulated Tractors  
AGCO Corporation    
DISCO 8400RC PLUS Triple Disc Mower  
CLAAS of America Inc    
DynaFlexTM Flexible Cutterbar Draper Header  
AGCO Corporation    
Dynamic Bale Weight System for Large Square Balers  
New Holland Agriculture    
E Premium Tractor Series  
John Deere Agriculture and Turf Division   
GLADIATORTM Precision Tillage System  
Krause Corporation    
Harvest Tec Bale Identification System  
Harvest Tec, Inc.    
Deere & Company    
IntelliViewTM III Monitor with Smart Cameras  
New Holland      
Kubota RTV1140CPX Utility Tractor  
Kubota Tractor Corporation    
LINER 4000 Center-Delivery Rake  
CLAAS of America Inc.    
Load Command  
John Deere Des Moines Works    
Loader Control System  
Alo North America Inc.    
M126X Power Krawler Tractor  
Kubota Tractor Corporation    
M8540 Power Krawler Narrow Cab Tractor  
Kubota Tractor Corporation    

Mainero 2340 Roll-Type Grain Extractor  
Carlos Mainero y Cia S.A.I.C.F.I.    
Massey Ferguson 1600 Series Compact Tractors  
AGCO Corporation    
Miller Condor G40 & G75 Series Sprayers  
Miller St. Nazianz, Inc.    
ORBIS 900 Harvester Head  
CLAAS of America Inc.    
OSPE Electrohydraulic Steering Unit  
Sauer-Danfoss Inc.    
PU 380PRO Forage Harvester Pickup Head  
CLAAS of America Inc.    
Reinke Three Wheel Flex Base  
Reinke Manufacturing Company, Inc.   
RPM Preferred with Touch Technology Control Panel    
Reinke Manufacturing Company, Inc.   
SideWinderTM II Armrest   
New Holland Agriculture    
SpotOnTM Sprayer Calibrator  
Innoquest, Inc.    
Triple Stream Tip  
The CP® Products Company, Inc.    
Ultimate Melon CuberTM  
Hartco LLC    
Ultra Linear System  
T-L Irrigation Co.    
Valley BaseStation2-SM  
Valmont Irrigation    
Valley GPS Guidance  
Valmont Irrigation    
Wandering Shepherd  
iFind Systems Inc.    
XP 820 Insecticide Cattle Ear Tag  
Y-TEX Corporation