The BIG X forage harvester is the most powerful agricultural machine in the world. It has a 1000 horsepower engine. It's made by the Krone group. The family firm from the Emsland makes tractors, forage harvesters and trailers amongst other things. Krone is a market leader in Europe.Today, the group pulls in annual earnings of some 870 million euros. Last year was the most difficult in the company's history. Now, the leadership is changing hands, and the younger generation is taking the helm. Report by Carmen Meyer.
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