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olive style harvesting

Posted by Nathaniel Bouman 
olive style harvesting
June 30, 2014 10:51PM
I've been looking for an inverted umbrella type shake and catch harvester for sale in the U.S. (like the one pictured in this video: promo video of device but have had no succes.
I saw tractor mounted harvesters like this being used on semi-standard trees in Normandy for cider and calvados production. Seemed very efficient. I like the one in the links (produced in Australia) because it takes the tractor out of the equation (though it's intended for olives). Does anyone know of a company selling something like this in the States?
http://www.smartnetsystems.com/images/crendon/OliNet8.jpg It really seems like it would reduce labor dramatically, if what you grow are cider varieties.

Nat Bouman
Growing cider varieties in Zone 5b
On B.118 at 18X24
Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania
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