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TasCowboy 377049 244 Windrowing Marrowfat Peas. either
Windrowing Marrowfat Peas.
Windrowed marrowfat peas in the Mid Canterbury area of the South Island of New Zealand, taken on my recent trip there.
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Looking from another angle, back along a windrow.
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Case IH windrower with Macdon front windrowing the peas.
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Another of the windrower.
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The last one of the windrower cutting the peas.
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Amazing photos. It just look like you are in Finland.
I'm speechless. Tree's, soil and clouds are so familiar.
Well New Zeeland is coniferous wood area just like Finland so there is the explanation . Nice photo's.
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Cheers Sarge.

Alot of these trees are windbreaks, planted along fencelines. The paddocks (fields) are also very square.

The Nor wester wind gets bad at times, which can affect crop & pasture growth, so I guess this is why they have planted all of these shelter belts / windbreaks.
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Thanks for the answer.
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No problems :-) always happy to answer questions ;-)
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Very nice, it looks to be cut very low to the ground, not use to that. Not hard on the equipment to get dirt up in there?

-Josh
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Yes Josh, it is cut low but if you are familiar with peas (not sure if you are or not), you will know that there isnt much straw on the plant (unlike say wheat or barley). So, when they are windrowed, the whole lot is in the windrow (makes them susceptible to wind, in exposed areas; like tumbleweeds!

Dirt isnt desirable in the sample of peas, as it stains the peas + anyone who has mucked around with peas & headers knows that dirt, rocks & headers dont mix too well. So I guess that it might be an issue for farmers & contractors operating these machines.

All of the paddocks are rolled post drilling, to crush clods & to push stones back into the soil and to provide a smooth surface for windrowing & harvesting.
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