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FTMTA News July 6th

FTMTA farm safety poster from 1990 – it might be 25 years later but the message is the same.   FTMTA AGM   At the recent FTMTA AGM, the FTMTA President of the Association, Mr. Donal Fitzpatrick of Monasterevin based … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 23rd June 2015

FTMTA Welcomes New Members The June meeting of the FTMTA Executive Council was pleased to admit three firms to membership of the Association. CS Construction Spares Ltd. of Dublin has exhibited at a number of FTMTA events over recent years … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 23rd June 2015

Foreign Exchange Partner FTMTA have commenced a relationship with a foreign exchange broker to offer member firms of the Association a cost effective and secure method of sending or receiving foreign exchange. Founded in 1979, AFEX is one of the … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 18th June 2015

New agricultural machinery third level college course A joint approach between FTMTA representatives, tractor manufacturer/distributor representatives and the Institute of Technology Tralee has resulted in the creation of a new third level course designed to meet the needs of the … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 12th June 2015

According to new figures, the volume of tractors sold in May were up on the same period in 2014 as reported in this week’s Irish Farmers Journal. Registrations of new tractors reached 220 units for the month of May, according … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 29th May 2015

Death of Bernard Rice It was with great sadness that the Association learned of the recent death of, retired Teagasc researcher, Bernard Rice who was a recipient of the FTMTA Gold Award with which he was presented on the opening … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 18th May 2015

FTMTA ProDealer credit policy Approaching the busiest period of the year for mechanised activity on Irish farms, the association suggests that it is an opportune time for farm machinery businesses to consider implementation of the FTMTA ProDealer credit policy. The … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 7th May 2015

Farm Machinery Safety It is that time of the year when silage making returns to the fore and there has already been a limited amount of activity around the country. As the season gathers momentum, it is to be hoped … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 5th May 2015

Sprayer test requirements FTMTA has circulated members with details of the requirements for a sprayer to pass the test, which has been introduced by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) as part of the implementation of the … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 8th April 2015

The Association will offer two training courses at the FTMTA Farm Machinery Industry Training Centre near Naas during May. The Parts Profit Management Course which has run successfully on a number of occasions in previous years will run again over three … Continue reading

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