Blog

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

Farmers getting the job done smarter with Rata

Posted by Sam Searle on Jul 3, 2019 8:05:00 AM

Every day Rata attachments help to get the jobs of farmers done across New Zealand and some parts of Australia. In this blog we hear from Dairy farmers in New Zealand and an Australian cattle farmer to see how Rata help to get the job done smarter.

Read More

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

Easy Lock v Pin Lock Drive system - Vogal

Posted by Sam Searle on Jun 25, 2019 10:44:51 AM

All trailed Vogal fertiliser spreaders operate with the Easy lock or Pin lock drive system, we're often asked what the difference is so watch the video below where Sam explains how each works and what the benefits of the different drive systems are.

Read More

Topics: Fertiliser Spreading, Working Smarter, Product Explainer

Hakataramea Valley Contractor chooses Rata Discs

Posted by Sam Searle on May 28, 2019 12:27:39 PM

The Hakataramea Valley in the Central South Island is renown for its rugged soils, arid landscapes and at times harsh weather - all together making it a challenging area to farm or operate an agricultural contracting business. When Ben Scott Contracting based in the Hakataramea Valley was looking for a new set of Offset Discs part of the criteria was a machine that could get the job done no matter what the conditions were in order to provide for all farming clients in the surrounding area.

Read on and listen to find out why they chose Rata.

Read More

Topics: Cultivation, Working Smarter

Pipe Handlers help get the job done on $45 million Kurow to Duntroon Irrigation Scheme Upgrade

Posted by Sam Searle on Mar 4, 2019 2:27:26 PM

Last month Charlie our South Island rep took the trip down to the Monadelphous yard in Kurow to see what kind of role the adapted Rata Log Forks are playing in the Kurow to Duntroon irrigation scheme upgrade.

Read More

Topics: Material Handling, Working Smarter, attachments