The Lincolnshire Agricultural Society this year celebrates 150 years since its foundation. Its 2019 show was held on 19 and 20 June, and we visited to see what’s new.
While there is perhaps less emphasis on the agricultural and more on a family day out, there are still the traditional animal judging events:
and still plenty of agricultural machinery on display. We were struck by how enormous the machinery is becoming, perhaps indicating that the smaller robotic solutions we have reported on elsewhere are still some way off. Here are a couple of examples:
Contrast the monster from Deutz-Fahr with this 1940’s example:
And as we’re always on the lookout for innovations, how about this from the early 1960’s:
It’s effectively two tractors articulated together and driven from the rear tractor! It carried the following plate:
Patent No 837795 was granted to Herbert George Pryor in 1960:
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