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" Date: 29.11.2011 'Tis the season to be wary of combine harvester fire risks Graeme Quick 'Tis the season to be wary of combine harvester fire risks The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is reminding growers of the need to reduce the potential for combine harvester fires this summer... Internationally-recognised agricultural engineer and harvester expert, Dr Graeme Quick, whose research into harvester fires is supported by the GRDC, says the key to avoiding harvester fires is diligence in clean down and inspection, and postponing paddock work during the highest fire risk periods. ".. The issue of combine harvester fires was investigated last year by Dr Quick, who was engaged by the GRDC to look at the causes of a spate of blazes and to prepare a set of recommendations for reducing the impact and consequences of combine harvester fires...
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" Date: 29.11.2011 'Tis the season to be wary of combine harvester fire risks Graeme Quick 'Tis the season to be wary of combine harvester fire risks The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is reminding growers of the need to reduce the potential for combine harvester fires this summer... Internationally-recognised agricultural engineer and harvester expert, Dr Graeme Quick, whose research into harvester fires is supported by the GRDC, says the key to avoiding harvester fires is diligence in clean down and inspection, and postponing paddock work during the highest fire risk periods. ".. The issue of combine harvester fires was investigated last year by Dr Quick, who was engaged by the GRDC to look at the causes of a spate of blazes and to prepare a set of recommendations for reducing the impact and consequences of combine harvester fires...
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" Date: 29.11.2011 'Tis the season to be wary of combine harvester fire risks Graeme Quick 'Tis the season to be wary of combine harvester fire risks The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is reminding growers of the need to reduce the potential for combine harvester fires this summer... Internationally-recognised agricultural engineer and harvester expert, Dr Graeme Quick, whose research into harvester fires is supported by the GRDC, says the key to avoiding harvester fires is diligence in clean down and inspection, and postponing paddock work during the highest fire risk periods. ".. The issue of combine harvester fires was investigated last year by Dr Quick, who was engaged by the GRDC to look at the causes of a spate of blazes and to prepare a set of recommendations for reducing the impact and consequences of combine harvester fires...
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Growers reminded to implement harvester fire reduction strategies.. Grain growers in the southern cropping region are reminded to implement strategies and take precautions to reduce the risk of fires caused by machinery this harvest... " machinery failure is in many cases responsible for fires starting so it is critical that growers undertake harvester operation checks and regular maintenance leading up to and throughout harvest in an effort to reduce the risk of fire."..
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Growers reminded to implement harvester fire reduction strategies.. Grain growers in the southern cropping region are reminded to implement strategies and take precautions to reduce the risk of fires caused by machinery this harvest... " machinery failure is in many cases responsible for fires starting so it is critical that growers undertake harvester operation checks and regular maintenance leading up to and throughout harvest in an effort to reduce the risk of fire."..
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Plan ahead to prevent harvest fires.. GRDC Southern Regional Panel Chair, Keith Pengilley, said header and crop damage due to fire is easily prevented if growers take a proactive approach to managing fire risk, particularly when harvesting lentils... "Growers should check the harvester code of practice for each state, to inform them of local conditions and risks to look out for, along with undertaking regular harvester operation checks and maintenance leading up to and throughout harvest to reduce the risk of fire."..
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Plan ahead to prevent harvest fires.. GRDC Southern Regional Panel Chair, Keith Pengilley, said header and crop damage due to fire is easily prevented if growers take a proactive approach to managing fire risk, particularly when harvesting lentils... "Growers should check the harvester code of practice for each state, to inform them of local conditions and risks to look out for, along with undertaking regular harvester operation checks and maintenance leading up to and throughout harvest to reduce the risk of fire."..
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