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Used tractor imports down 31%
Peter Thomas Keaveney
FTMTA figures show there were 2,243 used tractors registered by the end of October this year, compared with 3,259 units for the first ten months of 2021, representing more than a 31% reduction.
12 October 2022 News
New tractor registrations down 10% on 2021
128 new tractors were registered in the republic of Ireland during September, taking the nine-month total to 1,960 units, 10% down on the corresponding period in 2021, according to FTMTA figures.
28 September 2022 News
Used tractor imports down over 35%
Used tractor imports are down 982 units, which is over 35% on 2021 figures.
Combine registrations down 30% as late deliveries hide true figures
New combine registrations are showing a 30% drop, however, it appears that the continued late arrival of machines has hampered true sales figures.
21 September 2022 News
New telehandler registrations up 12% on 2021
FTMTA figures show that the overall year-to-date telehandler registrations up to the end of July shows an increase of 12.2% on 2021 figures.
24 August 2022 News
Almost 1,700 new tractors registered in 2022 to date
FTMTA figures show that 321 new tractors were registered in July, meaning tractor sales for the first seven months of 2022 are down 11% on the same period in 2021.
17 August 2022 News
Wheel loader sales up 12.9% on 2021
FTMTA figures show that the overall year-to-date telehandler registrations shows an increase of 7.22% on 2021 figures.
27 July 2022 News
New tractor registrations down 11% on 2021
FTMTA figures show that 54 new tractors were registered in June, meaning tractor sales for the first six months of 2022 are down 11% on the same period in 2021.
20 July 2022 News
10,000 people attend FTMTA Farm Machinery Show
An estimated 10,000 showgoers made the trip to Punchestown Racecourse last week to attend the FTMTA Farm Machinery Show.
20 July 2022 News
Components still an issue, while further machine price rises on the cards
Machinery importers and manufacturers were out in numbers at the FTMTA Farm Machinery Show last week. Peter Thomas Keaveney caught up with some to talk about the current challenges.
20 July 2022 Farm machinery
This week in photos - harvest, hay and the Farm Machinery Show
Our top farming photos from the past week include farmers making bales, harvesting winter barley, turning hay and all the action from Iveragh Mart and the FTMTA Farm Machinery Show day one.
17 July 2022 News
Weekly podcast: nitrates derogation, Food Vision and hurling
This week, we discuss how changes to the nitrates derogation could impact farmer lending, the Food Vision beef and sheep group and the All-Ireland hurling final.
15 July 2022 Podcast