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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


     Other Business News
     13 Aug: New Zealand records 13 new cases of coronavirus in the community, all linked to Auckland family
     13 Aug: There's uncertainty in the stock market following the move to Covid-19 alert level three in Auckland and level two elsewhere
     13 Aug: Food prices rose 1.2 percent in July, mainly because of seasonally higher prices for tomatoes, lettuce, and broccoli
     13 Aug: Long queues in Auckland for covid testing are creating flow-on effects for local businesses
     13 Aug: The Reserve Bank's increased its ability to effectively print money but won't be able to go any higher
     12 Aug: Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr's revealed the events of the last 24 hours did not sway the decision to expand the Quantitative Easing programme
     12 Aug: Countdown has changed its hours - under pressure from the new Covid outbreak
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    The Hurricanes will abide by whatever decision is made over their final round Super Rugby Aotearoa game against the Highlanders in Dunedin More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    New Zealand records 13 new cases of coronavirus in the community, all linked to Auckland family More...



     Today's News

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    International:
    Joe Biden and his VP pick Kamala Harris explain their plan for beating Donald Trump in 2020 17:07

    Entertainment:
    Victoria Beckham has hailed her son Brooklyn and his fiancé Nicola Peltz as the "sweetest couple" 17:01

    Soccer:
    The Wellington Phoenix are keeping the faith with their systems 16:57

    International:
    It's an issue Joe Biden and Kamala Harris have clashed over before, but what is bussing in America? 16:47

    Entertainment:
    Alyssa Milano is losing her hair after her coronavirus battle 16:31

    Environment:
    The Hurricanes will abide by whatever decision is made over their final round Super Rugby Aotearoa game against the Highlanders in Dunedin 16:17

    Entertainment:
    Simon Cowell is already back to work after breaking his back 16:01

    Health & Safety:
    Fourteen new Covid 19 cases today - 13 linked to the family of four in South Auckland 15:57

    Business:
    New Zealand records 13 new cases of coronavirus in the community, all linked to Auckland family 15:47


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