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Four attachments to mitigate risk on your farm over summer

Posted by Sam Searle on Dec 17, 2018 11:15:00 AM

As we head into the summer holiday season, some farmers might be lucky to find time in their busy schedule to take a short break, but others will be working hard through this busy time of year. No matter your situation, the need for good gear that does the right job remains the same.

 

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Topics: attachments, Material Handling, Working Smarter

Choose Rata & Support Surf Life Saving NZ! - December 2018

Posted by Sam Searle on Nov 30, 2018 1:42:15 PM

 The Rata team have decided to donate $10 to the Surf Life Saving charity for every attachment sold in the month of December! This applies to the likes of: Bale Clamps, Bale Forks, Versatile Grapples, Hay Haulers & More Attachments!

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Topics: Insider, Working Smarter

Farming tips to help you prepare for a summer dry spell

Posted by Sam Searle on Nov 5, 2018 9:30:00 AM

As we head into another New Zealand summer, the forecasters are picking rainfall and temperatures to be normal or just below, with the East Coast to bear the brunt of any dry spell.

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Topics: Tips, Hacks & How To's, Pasture & Crop Management, Working Smarter

End of winter tips to help get your farm ready for spring

Posted by Sam Searle on Sep 12, 2018 3:34:19 PM

Spring is in the air, and as farmers look forward to the mud holes drying out on the farm tracks and a warmer walk to the sheds in the morning. It’s also time to check everything is ready for the busy times to come.

Ensuring your farm is well prepared for spring will boost the efficiency, yield and productivity of your operation. 

In this blog, Rata has put together some end-of-winter tips to help you prepare. 

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Topics: Working Smarter, Tips, Hacks & How To's