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5. Nelson, Marlborough, North & Mid Canterbury

Maize delivers excellent yields in Marlborough

The Jones Family, Seddon, Marlborough, 2011/12 season

Marlborough farmers Andrew and Bill Jones have been growing maize grain for the past three years. This year's crops have been established using vertical strip till and they are very enthusiastic about the results.

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Southern growers lead the way

Randal and Graeme Hanrahan, Canterbury, 2006/07 season

Complementing their cropping and rural contracting operations with a GPS technology business has made good sense for Canterbury maize growers Graeme and Randal Hanrahan.

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