The Rata Blog

Discover innovations, news and tips from NZ's own farm machinery attachments manufacturer.

Introducing the lighter and more versatile Tractor Bucket Grab!

Posted by Cooper Walton on Apr 12, 2021 8:39:47 AM

Here at Rata we are continually refining and improving our products to better aid farmers and contractors alike. Which is why we have introduced the Tractor Bucket Grab to our range!


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Topics: Silage & Winter Feed Handling, Material Handling, Working Smarter, Farming technology, attachments

New Mid-Range Rata Grapple for 45 – 75hp Tractors

Posted by Charlie Walton on Mar 31, 2021 1:03:13 PM

Rata Versatile Grapples have become the must have tool for farmers all over the country.


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Topics: Insider, Material Handling, Working Smarter, Farming technology, attachments

Why do Dairy Farmers Spread Magnesium? 4 Reasons why.

Posted by Glenn Walton on Feb 28, 2021 11:28:01 AM

 

Why do farmers spread magnesium? Here we cover the cattle health aspect of applying magnesium or causmag to your fields.

It is a well-known fact that prevention is better than cure. If livestock develop metabolic issues, this can easily lead to costly veterinary bills and even livestock death. 


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Topics: Insider, Fertiliser Spreading, Material Handling, Pest & Disease Control, Tips, Hacks & How To's, Working Smarter, Pasture & Crop Management, Farming technology

Getting rid of puggy paddocks - from NZ farmers [video]

Posted by Cooper Walton on Nov 23, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Watch the video below to see a selection of West Coast farmers happily operating Rata Aeration equipment to improve pasture growth and make their lives easier!


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