Mechanical Harvesting of California Table Olives
University of California
Mechanical Harvesting of California Table Olives

Photo Galleries 2009

Experimental Mechanical Harvests. Mechanical harvest of black table olives, cv. 'Manzanillo' using several harvesters.

2009

  • 2009 Agright Harvester. This modified pomegranate over-the-row harvester by Ag Right Enterprises was provided by Dave Loquaci of Madera Agricultural Services. Nickels Soil Lab, Colusa Co.
  • 2009 Noli Head.¬†This harvester, imported from Spain, is attached to an almond trunk-shaking harvester provided by Erick Neilsen Enterprises, Glenn Co. It was evaluated in experimental olive harvests at Nickels Soil Lab, Colusa Co., 2009.
  • 2009 Nielsen Harvester.A trunk-shaking harvester, modified for prune harvest, was provided by Erick Neilsen Enterprises, Glenn Co. It was evaluated in experimental olive harvests at Nickels Soil Lab, Colusa Co., 2009.
  • 2009 Krueger Harvester. This harvester provided by Bill Krueger, UCCE Glenn and Tehama Counties, was evaluated in experimental olive harvests at Nickels Soil Lab, Colusa Co., 2009.
  • 2009 Hutchinson Harvester. A canopy-shaking harvester provided by Art Hutchinson, Silker Orchards, was evaluated in experimental olive harvests at Nickels Soil Lab, Colusa Co., 2009.

 

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