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Why the Rata Hay Hauler is a great investment this summer

Posted by Louis Searle on Nov 20, 2020 10:18:06 AM

No one likes making a job take longer than it needs to right? Especially when it is summer and we need to clear the paddocks of hay bales to get premium grass growth for the next cut. Well here is the perfect attachment that has been designed and built to perfection over the years at Rata.

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Topics: Silage & Winter Feed Handling, Pasture & Crop Management

6 Tips to get the most from your Silage Stack

Posted by Sam Searle on Sep 30, 2020 4:12:34 PM

Like most things in agriculture, there is no one way that a certain task is to be done. Farmers & Contractors the world over will have differing opinions on the best way to make a silage stack or bunker, and no one is necessarily wrong! Different geographic locations & local conditions can call for different ways of doing things. However, the principles for making a good silage stack or bunker remain the same.

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Topics: Silage & Winter Feed Handling, Silage Making Tips

May/June Beet Bucket Deal - Dispatch in 72 hours or it's FREE!*

Posted by Sam Searle on May 20, 2020 5:28:50 PM

As we head into the colder months we thought we'd heat things up with our "Dispatch in 72 hours or it's FREE!*" deal on Beet Buckets! (see more details below).

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Topics: Fodder Beet, Silage & Winter Feed Handling

Auger Bucket turns a 45 minute job into a 12 minute task!

Posted by Sam Searle on Feb 3, 2020 11:34:41 AM

Saving time is something that's always on the ever busy farmers mind. Recently we visited a Taranaki farm to deliver an Auger Bucket for feeding out Palm Kernel into feed troughs. Using the Auger Bucket turned a 45 minute job into a 12 minute task!

A time saving of 73%!

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Topics: Silage & Winter Feed Handling, Working Smarter, attachments, Product Explainer