Johnston appointed Kuhn dealer for northern England and southern Scotland

KUHN Farm Machinery has appointed Johnston Tractors as a dealer for northern England and southern Scotland.

The appointment, which is effective from 10 October 2019, will see all three of Johnston Tractors’ depots at Carlisle, Dumfries and Appleby become official stockists and service support dealers of KUHN’s full range of agricultural machinery.

Kuhn Venta 3030 and Valtra tractor

KUHN spans arable and livestock sectors with a wide range of agricultural machinery that includes sprayers, ploughs, cultivators, seed drills, fertiliser spreaders, bedding and feeding machines, balers and bale wrappers, and hay and silage making equipment.


Founded in 1962, Johnston Tractors remains an entirely family-owned business, specialising in the sales and support of agricultural and plant machinery.

“We are delighted to welcome Johnston Tractors as an official KUHN dealer,” said Sian Pritchard, Managing Director of KUHN UK. “This long-established company has all the credentials necessary to provide expert sales and aftersales support to KUHN’s customers in this region. We feel sure they will work effectively with KUHN across our broad range of products and we look forward to a long and successful partnership with the Johnston Tractors team and their customers.”

Kuhn FB baler and Valtra tractorCommenting on behalf of Johnston Tractors, Managing Director Howard Johnston said: “We are delighted to have been appointed by KUHN as their new business partner. In an ever-changing world, we see the addition of the KUHN brand to our portfolio as an important strategic move for the future. The farm equipment industry is going through a period of consolidation brought about by merger and acquisition activities of major global brands. Our future partnership with KUHN, alongside our other independent franchises, further strengthens the range of mechanisation solutions that we are able to provide to our customers.”

  • The KUHN Group employs more than 4,540 people globally and has over 2,000 patents filed.
  • KUHN specialises in the design and manufacture of tractor-drawn agricultural equipment: soil preparation, seeding, fertilisation, spraying, hay/silage making, baling, wrapping, residue shredding and landscape maintenance.
  • KUHN Farm Machinery (UK) Ltd has its headquarters at Telford, Shropshire

You can find more information about the range of KUHN farm equipment at Please get in touch with the Johnston Tractors sales team if you have any questions about this announcement:

Howard Johnston, Managing Director (Carlisle) – 07860 550044

Bob Taylor, Salesman (Carlisle) – 07703 502961

Craig Kennedy, Salesman (Carlisle) – 07702 488186

Robin Vevers, Salesman (Dumfries) – 07894 596320

Mike Jackson, Salesman (Penrith) – 07732 603559