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FROM JOHNSTON TRACTORS

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Special Offer on John Deere Lubricants

Purchase a 200 litre drum of John Deere PLUS 50, HY-GARD or COOLGARD this September (01/09/2017 – 30/09/2017) and receive a FREE 25 piece combination spanner set worth £65! Vapormatic 25 piece drop forged; chrome plated, polished finish, ring and jaw combination spanner set containing spanners from 6mm to 32mm. Narrow jawed design for enhanced […]

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Deere and Kramer form strategic alliance

John Deere announced today that it has invested in Kramer-Werke GmbH in order to emphasise the ambition to establish a long-term alliance. Both companies have agreed, subject to antitrust approval, to provide material handling equipment solutions for distribution through the John Deere dealer network under the Kramer trademark. This new strategic partnership will enable John […]

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Northern Ireland farmer wins European tractor drivers’ crown

Sam Graham, a farmer from Killinchy in County Down, beat off tough competition from farmers and contractors representing 13 European countries to win the European Drivers’ Championship 2017, organised jointly by John Deere and Michelin. The runners-up were David Durand from France and Stefan Häkansson from Sweden. The event was held at the Michelin Technical […]

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Johnston Tractors opens new yard for Used Equipment at Carlisle

Johnston Tractors have expanded our Carlisle branch into a second yard at the top of Rosehill Industrial Estate (former H&H Motor Auction site), setup to display our extensive range of quality used tractors and equipment from all makes. Feel free to visit the new yard (directions and location below) to browse what we have in stock and if […]

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The 2017 Show Season is underway

The 2017 Show Season is underway with Johnston Tractors having completed the first event of the year with the Cumberland Show. The show proved to be a great success at it’s new site at East Park Brisco on the south side of Carlisle. Perfect weather and a large number of people through the gates meant the […]

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New PowrSpray sprayer announced at Cereals 2017

Seamless connectivity between machines, operators and fields is at the heart of John Deere’s latest FarmSight precision farming solutions for arable farmers and contractors, which are featured at Cereals 2017 on the company’s stand (116) and in the event’s new Fields of the Future area. John Deere is taking the opportunity to announce an updated version of […]

John Deere’s latest FarmSight precision farming solutions for arable farmers and contractors are being featured at Cereals 2017 in Lincolnshire this June.

The future of farming is connectivity

Seamless connectivity between machines, operators and fields is at the heart of John Deere’s latest FarmSight precision farming solutions for arable farmers and contractors, which are featured at Cereals 2017 on the company’s stand (116) and in the event’s new Fields of the Future area. Agricultural production needs to become more efficient in order to serve […]

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Deere’s debutants at the Royal Highland Show

John Deere’s new 5R Series and record-breaking 8400R tractors, Stage IV T-Series combine harvester, top of the range F441R fixed chamber round baler and manure sensing system are all making their Royal Highland Show debut on the John Deere stand on Avenue S in June. The new 400hp 8400R tractor recently set three new world records for […]

John Deere's X350R lawn tractor, awarded Best Buy status by BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine.

BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine Best Buy Award for John Deere X350R lawn tractor

John Deere’s X350R lawn tractor has been awarded Best Buy status by BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine. In a comparative test of 14 different machines in February 2017, the testers marked each mower out of 20, assessing ease of use, comfort, handling and turning as well as cut quality and overall performance. The John Deere X350R achieved a […]

Robust but lightweight, a battery walk-behind mower is ideal for areas with no access to a power socket.

John Deere introduces two new battery mowers

John Deere has introduced two cordless battery powered models to its extensive range of petrol and electric walk-behind mowers for residential customers. Thanks to the latest Lithium-Ion battery technology, there are no cables, petrol or pollution to worry about. Suitable for areas of grass up to 400m² or 500m², the cordless mowers are quiet and fuss […]