Advice, tips & news for farmers who want to 'work smarter'

Hay Hauler Combo Deal - Save Time, Diesel & Money!

Posted by Sam Searle on Oct 10, 2019 10:56:32 AM

Have you heard about our Hay Hauler Combo deal that saves you Time, Diesel & Money when moving bales?

Get a FREE Bale Fork worth $1,380 with every Rata Hay Hauler and move 5 bales at a time!

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Topics: Bale Handling & Storage, Working Smarter

Every Bale Clamp should have these 3 features

Posted by Sam Searle on Sep 23, 2019 3:14:31 PM

When it comes to choosing a wrapped bale handler, there are 3 main points to consider.

Read on to see what those main points are and also find out how the Rata Bale Clamp has been designed to provide the ultimate wrapped bale handling clamp.

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Topics: Insider, Bale Handling & Storage

Flow rate calculator makes fertiliser spreader calibration easy!

Posted by Sam Searle on Sep 9, 2019 12:29:26 PM

We've just made it easier to calibrate your fertiliser spreader! Back in August 2016 we published this blog: HOW TO CALIBRATE A FERTILISER SPREADER, even though it's helped many farmers to spread accurately, calculating the required flow rate needed to be made easier!

We've done that!

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Topics: Fertiliser Spreading, Tips, Hacks & How To's

How Subsoil Aeration Works

Posted by Sam Searle on Aug 30, 2019 3:53:00 PM

Over time as stocking rates have increased, machinery and implements become heavier and larger, along with repeated tillage operations many farmers have begun to see their pasture growth and crop yeilds decrease due to subsoil compaction issues. Subsoil compaction is easily overcome with aeration, read on to find out how subsoil aeration works.

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Topics: Cultivation, Pasture & Crop Management, Soil Aeration & Drainage