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

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

YouTube showcasing farming machinery in action

Posted by Glenn Walton on Apr 15, 2019 8:00:00 AM


When you’re busy farming, there’s not a lot of time to spend keeping up with the latest news on agricultural technology. Yet that lack of information can lead to lost opportunities when deciding what gear to buy and how best to use it. The answer? One YouTube channel that features equipment demonstrations and customer testimonials on gear that Kiwi farmers actually use.

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Topics: Material Handling, Farming technology, attachments

Pipe Handlers help get the job done on $45 million Kurow to Duntroon Irrigation Scheme Upgrade

Posted by Sam Searle on Mar 4, 2019 2:27:26 PM

Last month Charlie our South Island rep took the trip down to the Monadelphous yard in Kurow to see what kind of role the adapted Rata Log Forks are playing in the Kurow to Duntroon irrigation scheme upgrade.

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Topics: Material Handling, Working Smarter, attachments