November 2011 Issue

Technology for the packing house

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Inventions developed in the course of building a better apple-harvesting system might have application also in packing houses.

Picker Technologies developed

Safety regulations nix customized platforms

By |November 1st, 2011|

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A worker uses a Girette to prune trees.
Courtesy Flathead Cherry Growers, Montana

Regulators in British Columbia, Canada, have developed safety documentation

Concord grapes, part of American culture

By |November 1st, 2011|

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Though Concord was generally accepted as being pure Vitis labrusca, horticulturists today believe it is a hybrid with another species

So, does it bruise the fruit?

By |November 1st, 2011|

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The Picker Tech harvester is on tracks, making it easy to turn and reducing soil compaction.

A concern about mechanically assisted

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