Germany: John Deere Digital Farming Pioneer Awarded Prestigious Engineering Prize
A senior engineer at John Deere has been honored with a prestigious prize in recognition of his contribution to advancing digital farming technologies, reports IVT International.
Receiving the Grashof Commemorative Medal from the Association of German Engineers (VDI), Dr-Ing habil. Klaus Hoehn joins an elite group of engineers including Carl Bosch, Ferdinand Porsche, Ferdinand von Zeppelin and Max Eyth to be awarded what is the highest distinction in engineering skill that the organization can bestow.
Head of global technology at Deere & Company, Hoehn was recognized for his “pioneering work in digital farming research and development.” This was encapsulated in him initiating the establishing of John Deere’s European Technology and Innovation Center (ETIC) in Kaiserslautern, Germany.