Sunday, February 13, 2011

A Kiwi Farm.

Some fun facts about this particular Kiwi farm:
  1. There are no pipes or irrigation systems on the property.
  2. In order to pollinate the plants, they hire bee keepers to bring in 80,000 bee hives each year. Each bee hive is home to 30,000 bees.
  3. In order to keep the plants warm during unexpected frosts, they use a rotating jet engine that blows warm air down onto the farm. Alternatively, they hire dozens of helicopter pilots to hover a few meters above the plants all night.
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1 comment:

  1. Nice article about kiwi farm.
    Very interesting and informative.
    I enjoyed reading every bit of it.
    Thanks for the nice read.

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