The foil maize seed drill is Michael Horsch’s first own development which at that time was designed within the agricultural purchasing and sales company Horsch OHG Landau / Isar.
The first participation in an exhibition in Munich was the kick-off for the sales activities.
The seed bar was Michael Horsch’s first patent.
The Seed-Exactor allowed for sowing under straw.
The seed drill PD 12 was the first pneumatic seed drill with more than 10 m working width.
At Gut Sitzenhof in Schwandorf (Bavaria) the HORSCH Maschinen GmbH was founded.
TerraTrac with Seed-Exactor with 4 m working width.
The introduction of the rotary harrow SR 65 marks the beginning of the HORSCH tillage era.
The DrillExactor 6 is another milestone in the HORSCH seed drill sector
The first self-propelled HORSCH plant protection spayer
A pneumatic fertiliser spreader based on the plant protection sprayer
With the auger wagon UW 120 HORSCH enters the harvest management sector
The DS/D6 was the first HORSCH seed drill with double disc technology
This articulated tractor was developed as part of the joint venture with Kirovets in St. Petersburg
HORSCH Trac technology reaches its peak with four different variants
For his visions, his energy and his creativity Michael Horsch is awarded the Justus-von-Liebig Award by the Christian-Albrechts University in Kiel
The All-Trac AT 200 is a self-propelled liquid manure tractor
The DS/D3 is introduced. It is the predecessor of the HORSCH Pronto
The Airseeder CO 3 is the predecessor of today’s Sprinter ST
The harrow Jumbo ST 8 is launched
The first HORSCH cultivator for all-over mixing
The HORSCH FITZ Training Centre is the first agricultural training centre of a crop production manufacturer for farming systems and product technology
HORSCH France is an important component of the internationalisation of the HORSCH Maschinen GmbH
The cultivator FG 18 with 18 m working width is the largest cultivator at that time
It marks HORSCH’s entry into the US market
The start of the Tiger family marks the basis of deep tillage without a plough
The Terrano 4 FX is a pioneer in tillage. With the TerraGrip tines the 3-bar universal cultivator sets standards in this market segment for years
Seed drill with 18 m working width
A new production hall is built at the company headquarters in Schwandorf thus increasing production capacity considerably
HNG CZECH sro in Hradec Kralove is an agricultural farm and serves as a test farm for several agricultural cultivation methods
With the intensively and deeply mixing Tiger AS HORSCH launches the alternative to turning tillage
285 t of seed and fertiliser on 571.9 hectare within 24 hours
The new disc seed drill technology and the Pronto principle: cultivating, consolidating, sowing and pressing in one pass
The machines for Russia and Ukraine are produced in cooperation with our former partner Agro Soyuz
With the Focus CS the StripTill system was born
The Maistro RC is the first HORSCH single grain seed drill to be produced
The Leeb PT 230, a new self-propelled sprayer for the plant protection sector, is developed
The Airseeder is revised fundamentally and the name is changed to Sprinter
The Pronto DC PPF (Precision Placement of Fertiliser) can sow and fertilise in one single pass
The Joker CT marks HORSCH’s entry into the disc harrow segment
The new production site increases production capacities considerably
Together with our partner ROPA we build a joint site in Russia
The foundation of the HORSCH Foundation is logical consequence of the considerable social commitment of the Horsch family
The Bavarian state government gives this prize to the fastest growing companies in the Free State of Bavaria. HORSCH received the award again in 2009 and 2013.
HORSCH is again the leading innovator. The Focus TD combines strip tillage with sowing
HORSCH Maschinen GmbH is awarded with one of the most coveted German economic prizes for medium-sized companies
With the HORSCH LEEB Application Systems GmbH located in Landau/Isar HORSCH again is working on the highest level in plant protection.
With the Maestro HORSCH enters the market segment of single grain technology. In the same year the machine is awarded the prize Machine of the Year 2012.
In Schwandorf the state-of-the-art logistic centre is opened
The farm AgroVation in Knezmost is purchased and is on its way to become one of the largest and state-of-the-art agricultural farms for CTF (Controlled Traffic Farming).
There are large investment at all HORSCH sites with regard to apprenticeship and training possibilities
The new research and development centre ACI is opened in Schwandorf
Within 24 hours a total area of 448.29 hectare has been sown and fertilised simultaneously with a Maestro 24.70 SW and a CLAAS Xerion.
For its pioneer work and for the innovations in the sector of farming without a plough HORSCH is awarded the prize Milestones of Agricultural Engineering
Also in marketing HORSCH sets standards and is awarded the Agricultural Marketing Prize.
For all sprayers with BoomControl Pro HORSCH is awarded the prize Machine of the Year
For the singling of corn and for the boom control system BoomControl Pro HORSCH is awarded with two DLG silver medals
With more than 80 points in the DLG image barometer HORSCH achieves the best result in the company’s history
HORSCH doubles its production capacity in Ronneburg
Highly qualified and highly motivated employees are the source of our success. By now the HORSCH Maschinen GmbH employs more than 1,000 people worldwide. Without their commitment our success story would not have been possible.