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Country Hour for Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Country Hour for Tuesday 7 November, 2017



Half hour program due to national Melbourne Cup coverage

Australia's largest hay exporter says up to 80 per cent of hay grown in Western Australia this season is likely to be weather damaged due to late finishing rains that saved the season for some wheatbelt growers, but ruined quality for others

Kondinin Group research manager Ben White says that more than half of header fires start due to dust and rubbish build up and overheated bearings, which is why his advice is to monitor bearings with sensors and keep machinery clean

This year is on track to be among the top three hottest years on record according to the United Nation's World Meteorological Organisation; in Australia, Queensland and New South Wales have had record-breaking temperatures in spring and in recent seasons the south west region of Western Australia has received less rainfall