As we head into autumn and pasture growth begins to slow, many farmers will be turning to their stores of silage feed for supplementary protein. That makes this a good time to consider how to handle silage at feedout to prevent losses and retain qual...
Did you hear about the Australian beef farmer who dug into a 26-year-old silage pit last year, at the height of the NSW drought?
Last month Charlie our South Island rep took the trip down to the Monadelphous yard in Kurow to see what kind of role the adapted Rata Log Forks are playing in the Kurow to Duntroon irrigation scheme upgrade.
I'm impressed with the results these discs give, they contour the ground & hills while staying in the ground actually disking, even in this harder, dryer stony ground so I'm pretty pleased.
Hydraulic cut adjustment is awesome as you can adjust it on the go.
Great product & machine!
Ben Scott, Contractor
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
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 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