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

How Subsoil Aeration Works

Posted by Sam Searle on Aug 30, 2019 3:53:00 PM

Over time as stocking rates have increased, machinery and implements become heavier and larger, along with repeated tillage operations many farmers have begun to see their pasture growth and crop yeilds decrease due to subsoil compaction issues. Subsoil compaction is easily overcome with aeration, read on to find out how subsoil aeration works.

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Topics: Cultivation, Pasture & Crop Management, Soil Aeration & Drainage

Auto Reset Subsoilers for harsh ground conditions

Posted by Sam Searle on Jul 26, 2019 11:36:46 AM

Do you want the benefits of subsoil aeration but are located in a region with harsh soils and underground obstructions? read this blog to find out how it's done with the Auto Reset Panerazer

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Topics: Pasture & Crop Management, Soil Aeration & Drainage

How to prevent & repair winter pugging damage in pastures

Posted by Sam Searle on Apr 24, 2019 10:05:00 AM

Pugging and compaction damage is somewhat inevitable on a lot of farms throughout winter as muddy, water logged paddocks are trafficked by machinery and high concentrations of stock, often reducing a pastures production and in worse cases, churning the field into a waterlogged mud hole.

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Topics: Tips, Hacks & How To's, Pasture & Crop Management, Soil Aeration & Drainage

QUICKLEG for Mole Ploughs

Posted by Sam Searle on Sep 26, 2018 1:28:45 PM


The R&D team here at Rata have been working to perfect the design of our Mole Ploughs, what they've produced is a Mole Plough leg that does away with the need for any skieth, coulter or turf pre-cutting device!


Pull faster, Pull cleaner & even pull around corners!

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Topics: Insider, Soil Aeration & Drainage