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Covered agriculture pays off for Australian growers looking to beat the summer heat

After one of the worst summers for Australia's fruit and vegetable crops, one far north Queensland farmer is reaping the rewards of being able to grow capsicums at an unlikely time of the year on his Atherton mixed crop farm. But with greenhouse establishment cost of around 650,000 dollars a acre, Aldo Pezzalarto says putting crops under plastic is not for the fainthearted.

Listen to his story at ABC Radio.


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