The Award

FARM MACHINE, formerly known as Machine of the Year, has been one of the most coveted awards in the agricultural engineering industry since 1997. We – the farm equipment journal “traction”, our esteemed jury of international experts and fellow journalists at Deutscher Landwirtschaftsverlag – award it biennially during Agritechnica, the world’s leading agricultural trade fair. 

In more than a dozen categories – from XXL to specialised tractors and from soil tillage to logistics – we celebrate the best inventions of the season. 

The special category, named the Audience Choice Award, is where YOU choose the winner. How can you participate and win great prizes? Simply vote between October 9th to November 8th, 2023, for your favorites every day on

The winners of each category will be announced starting on November 14th, 2023. Good luck to all nominees!