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Northumberland wheat crop makes it into Guinness Book of World Records

Farmer Rod Smith says Beal Farm team have spent years developing a system that suits the ground and conditions of the area.

A bumper wheat crop achieved last year on a Northumberland farm has officially set a new world record.

The 16.52 t/ha seed crop grown by Rod Smith and his Beal Farm team on 11.3 ha near Berwick-upon-Tweed has been verified and accepted by the Guinness Book of World Records.

The achievement dramatically displaces Mike Solari’s New Zealand record of 15.64t/ha, which has stood for more than five years... Read more>

01/Feb/2016

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