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Coleambally Central School students were able to enjoy a sweet reward for their hard work after students planted their own corn. Nine classes from the school sowed corn in late November and returned to the school in the first semester to see how high the crops had grown. Agriculture teacher Brioni Fattore said the idea came from Pioneer MIA Farm Services consultant Chris Smith, who then gave tips for seed and cultivation for the students. The students then put their products and pride on the lineup with an expert team that evaluated the results in February. The panel of judges included Mr. Smith, Scott Hardy, Shane Pound, Clint Shields and Pioneer’s Southern NSW sales manager Luke Gooden. “Each class presented for judging the two best katahi based on the length and width of the ears. The panel of judges counted the kernels, measured the length of the ears and checked the taste of each application, ”said Mrs. Fattore. READ MORE With a taste scored of 10, five judges averaged the scores to get the final taste test score to guarantee an honest result. Students collected 90 kilograms of corn, collected about 300 ears. “We managed to fill all the freezers in the school and all the available space in several freezers across the city,” Mrs. Fattore said. After the judging, the students were able to experience their hard work with the students of the fifth stage of food technology, who cook and cook corn. The remaining uncooked ears were given to the disciples. “Some students took the seeds home to sow, and William Perkins and Regan Cullen deserve special mention for growing exceptional corn crops at home,” Mrs. Fattore said. “They watered and fed the corn all summer, and their agricultural skills are to be commended.” Ms. Fattore said students are already looking forward to growing next season. “I would like to thank Chris Smith for initiating the competition and forcing us to start (and finish), and Pioneer for the prizes – the students really enjoyed growing (and eating) their corn and they are already talking about next season’s harvest,” she said. she said. “All the students did a great job transferring the corn from the pen to the plate, and should be proud of their efforts.” THE HIGHEST QUANTITY OF KERNAL THE LONGEST CATHOLIC BEST CORN HIGHEST HARVEST BEST CULTURE BEST INDIVIDUAL CULT. Here’s how you can access our trusted content:


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