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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

Learning from Australian farmers for long-term storage of silage

Posted by Sam Searle on Mar 14, 2019 9:43:00 AM

 

Did you hear about the Australian beef farmer who dug into a 26-year-old silage pit last year, at the height of the NSW drought?

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Topics: Silage & Winter Feed Handling, Silage Making Tips

Rata's attachment range has silage handling covered

Posted by Sam Searle on Aug 21, 2018 3:38:45 PM

 

When it comes to supplementary feed and forage crops for New Zealand dairy farms, grass & maize silage is king.

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Topics: Silage & Winter Feed Handling