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    An Ashburton farmer has taken out the Guinness World Record for the highest wheat yield

    An Ashburton farmer has taken out the Guinness World Record for the highest wheat yield


    Eric Watson produced 17.398 tonnes per hectare wheat crop -- beating his previous record in 2017 of 16.791 tonnes per hectare.

    The achievement has been admired by the wider industry, and is providing insights into innovations for future growth.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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