The Rata Blog

Discover innovations, news and tips from NZ's own farm machinery attachments manufacturer.

Cooper Walton

Cooper Walton

Fertiliser made from recycled batteries is a viable product

Posted by Cooper Walton on Feb 4, 2022 9:57:42 AM

Batteries are often viewed as the ecological option, something that is clean and green. But what happens when these batteries are depleted and can’t be used anymore?

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Topics: Fertiliser Spreading, Pasture & Crop Management, Farming technology

5 Types of Cultivators - What they are & how they work

Posted by Cooper Walton on May 20, 2021 11:54:00 AM

Our definitive guide on what secondary cultivators are, how they are used & the different types.

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Topics: Cultivation, Tips, Hacks & How To's, Farming technology

Introducing the lighter and more versatile Tractor Bucket Grab!

Posted by Cooper Walton on Apr 12, 2021 8:39:47 AM

Here at Rata we are continually refining and improving our products to better aid farmers and contractors alike. Which is why we have introduced the Tractor Bucket Grab to our range!

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Topics: Silage & Winter Feed Handling, Material Handling, Working Smarter, Farming technology, attachments

Draining pugged paddocks faster [video]

Posted by Cooper Walton on Nov 23, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Watch the video below to see a selection of West Coast farmers happily operating Rata Aeration equipment to improve pasture growth and make their lives easier!

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Topics: Tips, Hacks & How To's, Working Smarter, Pasture & Crop Management, Soil Aeration & Drainage