We all know rips and tears on wrapped silage bales are bad and lead to decreased feed value, with extreme cases rendering the bale useless as aerobic spoilage and mold growth makes it too dangerous to feed out. But just how much do rips and tears on ...
New Zealand farming is known worldwide for the efficiency of its production. That efficiency is largely based on the willingness of our farmers to embrace the latest advances in agricultural machinery.
As we head into the summer holiday season, some farmers might be lucky to find time in their busy schedule to take a short break, but others will be working hard through this busy time of year. No matter your situation, the need for good gear that do...
We do about 4,000 individual wrapped bales per year, so its important to us to have Rata softhands to handle them, as they are really reliable, they don’t break & are definitely the best brand we’ve ever used!
Because we've found Rata gear to be so reliable we also have multiple sets of their Bale Forks & Versatile Grapples as well!
Gareth, Stratford Farms
I got hold of Rata when I needed a Silage Grab, Forks & Quick Hitch. From past experience I had been impressed with the durability & simplicity of the gear. The Silage Grab has performed very well & the Quick Hitch makes the job so much easier, this one is well up there! Very high rated - so I can virtually pick up any load.
They’ve definitely helped me out!
Dan Jackson, Jackson Dairys
I bought a Rata Panerazer a bit over a year ago & have had great results out of it. Crops seem to get established earlier & also hang on for longer when its dry. We’ve also found when we have heavy rains & would normally get a bit of scouring… where we’ve used the Panerazer there’s been no run off at all.
It’s a great bit of kit!
Tony West, Marlborough Farmer