Corn-tastic result: Tocumwal growers smash Australian maize yield record

Elka Devney
May 12 2024 - 5:00pm
Pate Agricultural Pty farm manager Daniel Phelan and owner Nathan Pate standing in the Australian record breaking 23.27t/ha maize crop on Oakbank, Tocumwal. Picture supplied by James Murray
Pate Agricultural Pty farm manager Daniel Phelan and owner Nathan Pate standing in the Australian record breaking 23.27t/ha maize crop on Oakbank, Tocumwal. Picture supplied by James Murray

With an a-maize-ing yield of 23.27 tonnes per hectare, Tocumwal growers in the state's south have smashed the Australian maize yield record by 1.8 t/ha.

Elka Devney

Elka Devney

Journalist

Dubbo based journalist covering Central NSW for The Land. Got a yarn? Drop me a line at elka.devney@theland.com.au

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