Advice, tips & news for farmers who want to 'work smarter'

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

How to transition stock onto Fodder Beet

Posted by Sam Searle on Apr 30, 2018 1:29:45 PM


Fodder Beet has been something between magic & revolutionary for many farmers over the last few years. Its the wonder crop that can substantially increase the winter carrying capacity of a farm, allowing for more stock or opening up other opportunities for the operation. Here we tell you how much beet to feed out & when in order to successfully transition to the crop without losses.

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Topics: Fodder Beet, Silage & Winter Feed Handling, Tips, Hacks & How To's