Catch-frame shaker sets in almonds?
Almonds are typically shaken to the ground by a side mount or boom shaker, allowed to dry where they fall for several days to weeks and then windrowed and picked up. Recently, some growers have moved to shaking and sweeping within 24 hours. Another alternative to traditional almond harvest is the use of catch frame shaker sets instead of shake-to-the-ground machines. Continue reading