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

Rata Bag Lifter/Combo Fork Makes The Job Safer

Posted by Louis Searle on May 31, 2021 9:40:28 AM

Over the coming months there is going to be thousands of bulk bags whether it is fertilizer, seed or supplements delivered to farms all over NZ. In the past it has been a normal practice to arrive on site with the delivery and have an old set of bale forks used to dangerously unload these one ton plus loads, and now with the ever increasing health and safety for our work force we have designed the ultimate attachment for this specific job.


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Topics: Working Safer, Working Smarter, Farming technology, attachments, Health and Safety

Rata Auger Bucket makes for fast feeding

Posted by Glenn Walton on Apr 28, 2021 4:00:48 PM

The prospect of reducing the time spent in the tractor seat each day is a bonus for any operator. This is why this Taranaki dairy farmer was so excited to take delivery of his new Rata Auger bucket. Here we'll look at some of the key time-saving points of the operation and the features of the Rata Auger Bucket that save time.


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Topics: Material Handling, Working Safer, Tips, Hacks & How To's, Working Smarter, Pasture & Crop Management, Farming technology, attachments, Product Explainer

The Rata Story

Posted by Glenn Walton on Dec 30, 2020 10:40:53 AM

Our roots are in the ground. Inspirder by the mighty Rata tree and an icon of New Zealand history since huia would have perched in their branches, and moa walked over their roots.


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Topics: Working Safer, Tips, Hacks & How To's, Pasture & Crop Management, Farming technology

'Doing it right' approach improves farm health and safety

Posted by Sam Searle on Feb 4, 2019 2:30:00 PM

 

 

Health and safety is steadily improving on New Zealand farms as the agriculture sector pays more and more attention to eliminating or minimising risk. “She’ll be right” is being replaced by “Do it right”, and that shift in attitude is making a difference in the statistics.


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Topics: Working Safer, Working Smarter