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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

Prevention Is Better Than Cure

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

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. The Vogal Mag 45 spreader is a small but wise investment for the prevention of magnesium deficiency amongst stock.

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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

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