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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

Rata acquires KLOUGH machinery manufacturer…

Posted by Troy Walton on Jan 31, 2021 8:08:01 PM

Ok, we’ll be upfront about this, it all happened over 2 decades ago but still makes for some interesting reading!

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Topics: Insider, Cultivation, Soil Aeration & Drainage

5 Points for Mole Ploughing Effectively

Posted by Cooper Walton on Oct 31, 2020 3:51:00 PM

Did you that know mole drains can last up to 15 years or more?

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Topics: Cultivation, Tips, Hacks & How To's, Pasture & Crop Management, Product Explainer

What is the best season to Subsoil Aerate? Spring vs. Autumn

Posted by Sam Searle on Apr 23, 2020 12:07:03 PM

"When is the best time to subsoil aerate?"

It’s a question we’re often asked by farmers looking to begin subsoil aeration.

Whilst the best time for aeration is typically understood to be Spring, there has also been some good reasons come to light in recent times that would support aeration your subsoil in Autumn.

The reasons for each are somewhat different, up for debate & really depend on each land owner's unique situation and soil type. In this blog we give a brief explanation of the reasons you should aerate in spring, and may also do in autumn.

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