Avenue of Jacaranda Trees. The Jacaranda tree grows to a height of 5 to 15 m. The flowers are up to 5 cm (2.0 in) long, and are grouped in 30 cm (12 in) panicles. They appear in spring and early summer, and last for up to two months. This photo was taken in mid winter,NSW.
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The Old Farm. Old farm building and water tank in a field of canola. Canola is a profitable cropping option for many cropping regions of Victoria and it also brings diversity in terms of cropping rotations. This photo was taken this spring in the Shepparton district in Victoria Australia
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Old Barn in a Field of Canola . Canola was originally a trademark, but is now a generic term for edible varieties of rapeseed oil in North America and Australia. Canola is grown for its seed which is crushed for the oil used in margarine, cooking oils, salad oils and edible oil blends. The properties of the oil fits with the current view that human health is better served by increasing the intake of mono and poly unsaturated fats in place of saturated fats.
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Country Driveway Near Shepparton. The country driveway surrounded by a Canola field and beautifull trees near Shepparton Victoria Australia, Canola Plants, Oilseed plant, Rapeseed. Canola was developed through conventional plant breeding from rapeseed, an oilseed plant already used in ancient civilization as a fuel. The word rape in rapeseed comes from the Latin word rapum meaning turnip.
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A Field of Canola In the Goldburn Valley. Vivid yellow flowers in spring make canola the most distinctive of Victoria's winter crops. Walk close to a canola crop in flower and the strong cabbage smell explains its origin as a member of the Brassica family which includes broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, mustard, radish and turnip. Canola is a variant of the ancient crop rapeseed, a word derived from the Latin rapum meaning turnip. Fodder rape is a related plant sown in southern Victoria for gr
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Country Horse Racing. The RASQ Outback Riders are a mounted drill team made up of members of the Toowoomba Trail Riders Club. The unique group of horse riders entertained the Festival of the Golden Shears crowds, at the Jondaryan Wool Sheds. At the heart of the Jondaryan Woolshed is the museum village. Rich in history with authentic from the original Jondaryan station. The Woolshed itself is an original sheep-shearing shed with a rich history.
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Harvesting Machines Of The Past. In order to use this mower to cut hay, a farmer would hook it up to a team of two horses which would pull the mower forward. The farmer would then lower the sickle bar (or knife) so that it was nearly parallel to the ground at the desired height from the grounds surface. As the horses pulled the mower forward, the guards (or fingers) guided the hay to triangular cutting blades that ran along the length of the sickle bar. The blades, connected to the oscillatin
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