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Telehandler registrations up 5% on 2021
Peter Thomas Keaveney
FTMTA figures show that 278 new telehandlers were registered in the first five months of 2022, up almost 5% on the same period last year.
22 June 2022 News
Used tractor imports down over 42% on 2021
FTMTA figures show that a total of 261 used imported tractors were registered in May 2022, down almost 29% on the 367 units registered in May 2021.
8 June 2022 News
May tractor registrations up 9% as year-to-date gap on 2021 closes
FTMTA registration data shows that 214 new tractors were registered in May this year, compared with 197 in 202.
Used tractor imports down over 45% on 2021
FTMTA figures show that a total of 219 used imported tractors were registered in April 2022, down 32% on the 321 units registered in April 2021.
25 May 2022 News
New tractor registrations down 12% on 2021
FTMTA figures show that 213 new tractors were registered in April, meaning tractor sales for the first four months of 2022 are down 12% on the same period last year.
18 May 2022 News
Telescopic loader registrations up 14%
FTMTA figures show that 209 new telescopic loaders were registered in the first three months of 2022, up over 14% on the same period last year.
20 April 2022 News
New tractor registrations down 14% on 2021
FTMTA figures show that 244 new tractors were registered in March, meaning tractor sales for the first quarter of 2022 are down 14% on the same period in 2021.
13 April 2022 News
Full steam ahead for July’s FTMTA Farm Machinery Show
Planning is well under way for 13 and 14 July’s FTMTA Farm Machinery Show as exhibition packs were recently released and a numbers of brands so far confirmed.
30 March 2022 News
Dealers continue to be targeted with card scam
The Irish Farmers Journal understands that Irish machinery dealers are continuing to face issues around fraudulent payment transactions. Peter Thomas Keaveney and Gary Abbott report.
23 March 2022 News
Valtra pulls out of LAMMA show
Valtra has announced that it will no longer be exhibiting at LAMMA 2022 in May.
9 March 2022 News
New tractor sales down 12% in January
FTMTA figures show that 420 new tractors were registered in the Republic in January, down 12% on January last year. Meanwhile, registrations in Northern Ireland were up 32% on the same month last year
16 February 2022 News
FTMTA announces dates for July outdoor Farm Machinery Show
The FTMTA has confirmed that its previously announced Farm Machinery Show will take place outdoors in Punchestown Racecourse, Co Kildare, on Wednesday 13 and Thursday 14 July 2022.
15 February 2022 News