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

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

Subsoil Aeration Benefits

Posted by Sam Searle on Aug 29, 2018 3:03:40 PM

 

Advantages of subsoil aeration are not widely known among the New Zealand farming community, so here in this blog we aim to spell out how subsoiling & aerating your soils can help you increase pasture & crop yields by 22%

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Topics: Cultivation, Working Smarter, Soil Aeration & Drainage

Subsoil & Aeration Equipment

Posted by Glenn Walton on Sep 7, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Soil Aeration

Rata Panerazer

Soil aeration in pastures is particularly essential for healthy pasture growth, here’s why;

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