Global Windrower Market 2018-2022
A windrower, which is also called a swather, is an agricultural machine that is used for cutting hay or small grain crops to form a windrow. The time taken for this procedure depends on the moisture content of the crop.
Technavio’s analysts forecast the Global Windrower Market to grow at a CAGR of 3.63% during the period 2018-2022.
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The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the windrower market. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the retail sales of windrowers across the globe.
The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:
Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report - Global Windrower Market 2018-2022
Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global windrower market: AGCO, CLAAS, CNH Industrial, Deere & Company, Linamar, and Rostselmash.
Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “One trend affecting this market is the growing demand for windrowers with precision agriculture tools. With the evolution of farming technologies for precision agriculture, windrowers are being equipped with autosteering features which help the farmer’s take complete advantage of the machine’s capabilities.”
According to the report, one driver influencing this market is rising need to reduce grain losses. Grain loss is one of the major challenges faced in the precision agriculture sector and windrowers help overcome these challenges by drying the grain rapidly till the moisture reaches a suitable level for harvesting.
Further, the report states that one challenge affecting this market is the shift to direct harvesting by farmers. The advances and improvements in harvesting machinery are encouraging farmers to opt for direct harvesting in low and medium rainfall regions.
Deere & Company