The Rata Blog

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

New Serial Number Plates on Rata Attachments

Posted by Troy Walton on Jan 10, 2022 9:18:10 AM

Here at Rata we are always looking for ways to improve, one such way we have implemented recently is the use of a new Serial Number plate on our machines which also provides the end user other useful information.


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Topics: Insider, Working Safer, Working Smarter, attachments, Health and Safety

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

New Mid-Range Rata Grapple for 45 – 75hp Tractors

Posted by Charlie Walton on Mar 31, 2021 1:03:13 PM

Rata Versatile Grapples have become the must have tool for farmers all over the country.


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Topics: Insider, Material Handling, Working Smarter, Farming technology, attachments

Why do Dairy Farmers Spread Magnesium? 4 Reasons why.

Posted by Glenn Walton on Feb 28, 2021 11:28:01 AM

 

Why do farmers spread magnesium? Here we cover the cattle health aspect of applying magnesium or causmag to your fields.

It is a well-known fact that prevention is better than cure. If livestock develop metabolic issues, this can easily lead to costly veterinary bills and even livestock death. 


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Topics: Insider, Fertiliser Spreading, Material Handling, Pest & Disease Control, Tips, Hacks & How To's, Working Smarter, Pasture & Crop Management, Farming technology