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FTMTA News 8th April 2016

New John Deere machines on demo at FTMTA Grass & Muck 2016 John Deere’s new top-of-the-range 845hp 8800i self-propelled forage harvester with HarvestLab constituent sensing, triple mower-conditioner (TMC) and 6M & 6R Series Stage IV tractors will be demonstrated at … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 8th April 2016

FTMTA CEO Gary Ryan with Simon McGarrigle, Marketing Manager of Finol Oils who are continuing their sponsorship of the litter bins at FTMTA Grass & Muck at this year’s event.       Be a part of a stronger farm machinery … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 16th March 2016

FTMTA Grass & Muck Event Guide The visitor guide to the FTMTA Grass & Muck event will be issued as a separate magazine with the Irish Farmers Journal to be published on Thursday, May 5th – the week prior to … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 7th March 2016

FTMTA Grass & Muck Tickets Tickets for FTMTA Grass & Muck 2016, the premier Irish farm machinery event of the year, at Gurteen College on May 12th can either be bought on the day or, on line, in advance from … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 5th February 2016

Grass & Muck 2016 Due to poor weather causing adverse ground conditions to use a slurry tanker Gurteen College made use of an Umbilical Slurry System from John Daley Contractor Ballinasloe in Preparation for Grass and Muck 2016. http://www.ftmta.ie/9-news-scr…/6-ftmta-grass-muck-2016.html Thank … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 18th January 2016

New Tractor Registrations The figures released recently by FTMTA in relation to registration of new tractors during 2015 show a market holding its own to some extent in the face of challenging commodity prices. A total of 1,878 units were … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 12th January 2016

Management Changes At Farmhand LTD Stepping down after 40 years at the helm of the company his father founded in 1962, John Scrivener says “I am delighted to announce the appointment of my son Paul as MD of the company. … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 7th January 2016

Revised Standards for Agricultural Vehicles The revised vehicle standards published by the Road Safety Authority (RSA) during 2014 in relation to agricultural vehicles and impacting on a number of key road safety areas including Braking, Lighting & Visibility, Weights Dimensions … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 23th December 2015

Season’s Greetings The FTMTA President, Donal Fitzpatrick, the FTMTA Executive Council and Chief Executive, Gary Ryan, extend their best wishes for Christmas and the New Year to member firms, their staff and customers. Be a part of a stronger farm … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 23th December 2015

FTMTA Year in Review The farm machinery year started in an upbeat mood with the largest ever FTMTA Farm Machinery Show held at Punchestown during early February and visited by a record attendance of 18,750 people in total with a … Continue reading

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