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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 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 3rd April 2015

FTMTA Golfing Society Spring Outing The first outing of the FTMTA Golfing Society for 2015 will be held on Friday, April 10th, at Portarlington Golf Club with tee times from 11am to 12.30pm. The cost of the outing is €50 … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 26th March 2015

Rabbitt Tractors Now a Kuhn Dealer Rabbitt Tractors of Athenry, Co. Galway, has recently been appointed a dealer for Kuhn grass and tillage machinery. Established in 1974, the business was appointed as the CASE IH dealer for Galway and Roscommon … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 25th March 2015

FTMTA Welcomes New Members The March meeting of the FTMTA Executive Council was pleased to admit two firms to membership of the Association. Suir Sprayers is located just outside Waterford City. Established in 2013 by cousins John and Eddy Lynch, … Continue reading

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