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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Double croppers warm to maize expansion.. The ability to get maize off quickly is important on the Reynolds' 900-hectare property at Congupna, near Shepparton in Victoria, because there, at the southern end of the traditional maize-growing region, high moisture levels can delay harvest, causing yield penalties... The ability to harvest maize earlier and faster using the grain dryer has helped shield the summer crop against this seasonal risk and has also enabled them to expand their irrigated maize country...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Atop the steps of his mixed-flow grain dryer, Craig says it is the centrepiece of the new on-farm system that has improved harvest and seeding efficiency and given them more control over the tight window between summer and winter grain cropping... The ability to get maize off quickly is important on the Reynolds' 900-hectare property at Congupna, near Shepparton in Victoria, because there, at the southern end of the traditional maize-growing region, high moisture levels can delay harvest, causing yield penalties... The ability to harvest maize earlier and faster using the grain dryer has helped shield the summer crop against this seasonal risk and has also enabled them to expand their irrigated maize country...
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