Horsch AgroVation Knežmost: Practice what you preach

Machinery manufacturer and farmer — how does that work? Very well, if Horsch AgroVation is anything to go by. The business farms 3,000ha in the Czech Republic, which it runs as a commercial enterprise as well as using it to trial new systems including controlled traffic farming and organics

by Lucas Colsman

12 Dec 2021

First and foremost, Horsch AgroVation Knežmost is a normal farming business, and it has to be managed profitably, says Constantin Horsch, who has been running the business in the Czech Republic with his brother Lucas since 2017. The Horsch family bought the farm at Knežmost, 70km north-east of Prague in 2012.