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POWER CLAW™ - getting the cleanup job done!

Posted by Sam Searle on Dec 23, 2019 9:15:00 AM

When you have kilometers of washed out fence wire & posts to clean along with a large amount of general trash from flooding it's a good idea to get an extra hand to help with the clean up job! Check out the footage below of the Rata Power Claw helping to get the job done faster, smarter & easier on one Rangitata island farm.

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Topics: Material Handling, Working Smarter, attachments

3 Reasons why the Funnel Bucket is so popular!

Posted by Sam Searle on Dec 17, 2019 2:04:02 PM

When you need to transfer bulk amounts of grain, fertiliser & seed through a small space - a standard loader or telehandler bucket just cannot do it. That’s why the Funnel Bucket was designed & manufactured by Rata Equipment back in 2015 to transfer loads as large as 1,000kg through a 400x400 gap – once again the industry leader!

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Topics: Material Handling, Working Smarter, attachments

Bale Stacks make silage storage more efficient and cost effective

Posted by Sam Searle on Aug 26, 2019 4:33:53 PM

Recently we caught up with Jono Doig, the manager of a large dairy support operation just out of Ashburton to see how they are benefitting from the best of both bales and stacks!

We went to catch up with Jono as they are utilising a unique silage storage system. Read on and watch the video to find out more.

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Topics: Silage & Winter Feed Handling, Bale Handling & Storage, attachments

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