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

Rata Enjoys Exhibiting at Fieldays NZ 2021

Posted by Troy Walton on Jun 30, 2021 5:37:26 PM

It only seemed like yesterday and Fieldays was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic that gripped the word for the best part of 2020, now we find ourselves at the end of June 2021 and the 2021 annual Fieldays are behind us and were undoubtedly roaring success! More than 29,000 people walked through the gates on day 1, a 10% increase on the numbers from 2019!

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Topics: Insider, Farming technology, attachments

Rata Bag Lifter/Combo Fork Makes The Job Safer

Posted by Louis Searle on May 31, 2021 9:40:28 AM

Over the coming months there is going to be thousands of bulk bags whether it is fertilizer, seed or supplements delivered to farms all over NZ. In the past it has been a normal practice to arrive on site with the delivery and have an old set of bale forks used to dangerously unload these one ton plus loads, and now with the ever increasing health and safety for our work force we have designed the ultimate attachment for this specific job.

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Topics: Working Safer, Working Smarter, Farming technology, attachments, Health and Safety

Rata Auger Bucket makes for fast feeding

Posted by Glenn Walton on Apr 28, 2021 4:00:48 PM

The prospect of reducing the time spent in the tractor seat each day is a bonus for any operator. This is why this Taranaki dairy farmer was so excited to take delivery of his new Rata Auger bucket. Here we'll look at some of the key time-saving points of the operation and the features of the Rata Auger Bucket that save time.

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Topics: Material Handling, Working Safer, Tips, Hacks & How To's, Working Smarter, Pasture & Crop Management, Farming technology, attachments, Product Explainer

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