The Rata Blog

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

A Hitch that's better than ever before - the all new redesigned Rata Draw Bar Hitch

Posted by Louis Searle on Oct 29, 2021 4:45:00 PM

When it comes to the perfect rear linkage tow hitch there are 3 main points we are looking for, which all contribute together for operator efficiency and ease of use.


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Topics: Silage & Winter Feed Handling, Working Safer, Working Smarter

Introducing the lighter and more versatile Tractor Bucket Grab!

Posted by Cooper Walton on Apr 12, 2021 8:39:47 AM

Here at Rata we are continually refining and improving our products to better aid farmers and contractors alike. Which is why we have introduced the Tractor Bucket Grab to our range!


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Topics: Silage & Winter Feed Handling, Material Handling, Working Smarter, Farming technology, attachments

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