The Rata Blog

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

Stock water & the importance of troughs

Posted by Charlie Walton on Sep 30, 2021 4:36:00 PM

Without water no human being or animal can survive and nothing is more important to the health and economy of a farm than clean and reliable stock water.

We've all seen what happens when disease breaks out - don't let this happen to your herd.

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Topics: Cultivation, Working Smarter, 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

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