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  •   Home > News > Business

    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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     Today's News

    Politics:
    New Zealand First has announced a new tranche of candidates for the election 8:16

    Entertainment:
    Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West are not discussing politics on their make-or-break holiday 8:14

    Soccer:
    Barcelona and Bayern Munich are both cruising through to the Champions League quarterfinals 8:06

    International:
    Australian Beirut explosion victim identified as two-year-old Isaac Oehlers 7:56

    Rugby League:
    Former Warriors halfback Blake Green has made an immediate impact with the Newcastle Knights in the NRL 7:56

    Hamilton:
    A suspected hit and run in Kawhia, near Hamilton, has left a person with critical injuries 7:46

    Entertainment:
    Ulrika Johnson got four new tattoos in one day 7:44

    Cricket:
    Jos Buttler and Chris Woakes have guided England to an unlikely three-wicket victory on day four of the first cricket test against Pakistan in Manchester 7:36

    Soccer:
    Andrea Pirlo has been unveiled as the new manager of Italian champions Juventus  7:26

    Law and Order:
    As police probe the suspect in Madeleine McCann's case, other unsolved mysteries are being re-examined 7:26


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