Growing Magazine - January, 2013

FEATURES

Product Focus: Nut Harvesting & Processing Equipment

Bag-A-Nut

The pecan harvester picks up pecans of all sizes, as well as almonds. It allows operators to easily harvest pecans without bending over.

www.baganut.com, 800-940-2688

Northwest Tillers

The orchard floor management tiller incorporates up to 2 to 6 inches of pruning into the soil and will also get rid of the berm that accumulates between tree rows.

www.nwtiller.com, 800-204-3122

Orchard Machinery

The OMC Magnum Shock Wave Mono Boom is a universal tree shaker featuring a 130 hp turbocharged Cummins diesel engine and a 24-inch clamp opening.

www.shakermaker.com, 530-673-2822

Pacific Distributing

The Orchard-Rite Monoboom tree shaker is used for traditional plantings, while the Bullet down-the-row shaker is used for close plantings.

www.orchard-rite.com, 209-613-9454

Savage Equipment

The Savage Vision II pecan sorter uses high-resolution color cameras and reliable electronics. The operator can easily adjust feed speed and removal sensitivity.

www.savageequipment.com, 866-572-8243

Ubly Bean Knife Mfg.

Ubly peanut blades and lifting fingers are made of steel. The blades are hard-surfaced with a mirror-smooth finish, enabling the dirt to slip off.

www.ublybean.com, 888-723-3244

Weldcraft Industries

Family-owned business offers side-by-side nut harvesters designed for fast, efficient harvesting with no tree damage and little downtime. Pruning towers are also available.

www.weldcraftindustries.com, 559-784-4322