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Auto Reset Subsoilers for harsh ground conditions

Posted by Sam Searle on Jul 26, 2019 11:36:46 AM

Do you want the benefits of subsoil aeration but are located in a region with harsh soils and underground obstructions? read this blog to find out how it's done with the Auto Reset Panerazer

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Topics: Pasture & Crop Management, Soil Aeration & Drainage

Farmers getting the job done smarter with Rata

Posted by Sam Searle on Jul 3, 2019 8:05:00 AM

Every day Rata attachments help to get the jobs of farmers done across New Zealand and some parts of Australia. In this blog we hear from Dairy farmers in New Zealand and an Australian cattle farmer to see how Rata help to get the job done smarter.

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Topics: Silage & Winter Feed Handling, Working Smarter, attachments

Easy Lock v Pin Lock Drive system - Vogal

Posted by Sam Searle on Jun 25, 2019 10:44:51 AM

All trailed Vogal fertiliser spreaders operate with the Easy lock or Pin lock drive system, we're often asked what the difference is so watch the video below where Sam explains how each works and what the benefits of the different drive systems are.

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Topics: Fertiliser Spreading, Working Smarter, Product Explainer

The history of Vogal since 1958

Posted by Sam Searle on Jun 6, 2019 2:04:50 PM

 

Recently here at Rata we dug through some of the old Vogal archives dating back to 1958 when the company first began.

Vogal's history goes all the way back to 1958 about 13 years after the end of WW2 in Hamilton NZ, when Vivian Gallagher made everything from clothes lines and playgrounds to chisel ploughs and fertiliser spreaders. Very soon however it became apparent the future lay in the manufacture of high quality New Zealand made equipment for farmers of that era.

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Topics: Insider