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Almost one in three new tractor sales between 161hp and 200hp
Gary Abbott
The latest new tractor registration data released by the FTMTA shows that of the 161 new tractors registered during May within the Republic of Ireland, 29.8% were between 161hp and 200hp.
29 May 2024 News
New telehandler registrations up 4.7%
FTMTA registration data shows that there has been a 4.75% increase in the number of new telehandlers registered up to the end of April 2024, compared to the same period in 2023.
22 May 2024 News
FTMTA appoints new vice-president
Maurice Kelly has been elected as the new vice-president of the Farm Tractor and Machinery Trade Association (FTMTA).
Exhibitor applications open for November's FTMTA show
The Farm Tractor & Machinery Trade Association online applications portal has now opened for exhibitors to book stands for the 2024 Farm Machinery Show, set to take place from 12 to 14 November.
9 May 2024 News
Quarter one tractor registrations back 8% on 2023
Recent FTMTA figures show that 216 new tractors were registered in March this year, 13% less than March 2023, as figures for the first quarter of 2024 are back 8% at 878 units.
24 April 2024 News
Telehandler registrations lift 5.26% on 2023
FTMTA figures show that 220 new telescopic loaders have been registered up until the end of February 2024, representing a 5.26% increase on 2023 figures.
3 April 2024 News
Tractor registrations down but horsepower is up
New tractor registrations up to the end of February were down 7% in comparison to 2023, while the 161hp to 200hp power band accounted for the largest proportion of sales, according to the FTMTA.
27 March 2024 News
Irish combine sales hit a 10-year high
Irish combine sales increased by 55% in 2023, recording a 10-year high in the process, Peter Thomas Keaveney reports.
28 February 2024 News
Minister recognises key role of machinery industry for wider agriculture
The FTMTA conference ‘Navigating the Evolving Agricultural Machinery Landscape’ recently took place at the Heritage Hotel, Killenard, Co Laois, with over 150 industry personal attending.
28 February 2024 News
John Deere tops tractor sales in Ireland and UK
John Deere was the most popular brand of tractor sold in the Republic of Ireland and the UK in 2022, while Massey Ferguson claimed the second spot and New Holland came third in the Republic.
24 January 2024 News
FTMTA Show to return to indoor format in November
The FTMTA Farm Machinery Show is set to revert to its traditional indoor format for 2024.
17 January 2024 News