Machinery NOVEMBER 2018 www.irishfarmersmonthly.com Strong demand for FTMTA Farm Machinery Show The Farm Tractor & Machinery Trade Association report strong demand for exhibition space at next year’s flagship event for the Irish agricultural machinery sector. The FTMTA Farm Machinery Show 2019 will take place at Punchestown Racecourse near Naas, Co. Kildare on February 7th, 8th and 9th. There is a limited amount of exhibition space still available. The FTMTA Farm Machinery Show, run under the ethos that is it organised by the trade for the farmer and contractor, first took place in the RDS during February of 1989. In the intervening period the Show has been held on a biennial basis and has grown steadily to become Ireland’s premier farm machinery event. The Show relocated to the Punchestown venue in 2003 and the site with its excellent facilities has been integral to the success of the Show. The 2019 Show is set to be the biggest such event yet with the trend of increased indoor exhibition space in recent years continuing for the upcoming Show. As well as a 60