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How to Get a More Productive Avocado Harvest

In recent years, the avocado industry has experienced significant growth, with both local and international markets falling in love with the humble avo. Last month, the avocado industry was tipped to double, thanks to ongoing excellent harvests. To put a finer point on it, between April 2021 and March 2022 alone, over 23.5 million trays were dispatched, with the majority hailing from Western Australia and Queensland. This is great news

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How to Attract Gen Z to Horticulture

If you are looking to address the horticultural skills shortage, then investing in harvest machines is a smart move that will help reduce the number of employees you require.However, there is a hidden opportunity when it comes to harvest machines and finding new recruits: the new crop of young people to hit the job market – Gen Z.Gen Z is made up of those born between 1995 and 2010, which

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Everything You Need to Know About Our Innovative Mechanical Harvesters

Harvesting fruit quickly and efficiently is a tall order in farming these days. An ordinary harvest requires a high number of fast and conscientious pickers, with a low rate of fruit damage, in order to be economically viable. However, as picker shortages continue to be felt across NZ and beyond, farmers have been forced to find alternatives – or else suffer damaging shortfalls. It is for this very reason, that

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Improve Your Farm Operations with an Orchard Mower

How Orchard Mowers Improve Crops Orchard mowers are the unexpected hero of orchard farming. Mowing is a simple yet effective method to improve the quality of your fruit, reduce the incidence of pests, and improve soil conditions. Orchard mowers actually have two functions: to mow and to mulch. Mowers are used to cut grass and remove the grass cuttings. In contrast, mulchers are used to leave an evenly deposited layer

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A Cut Above The Rest!

The world of pruning may seem like a laid-back easy-going job, but do not be mistaken this is a cutthroat industry where if you aren’t offering a quality product, then your chances of being around for the next season are slim at best. The quality of product that we are talking about isn’t just focussed on the materials used to create your pruning shears, chainsaw or olive shaking devices. The

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Why a Better Fruit Harvest Begins with Leaf Removal

When people think about the harvest machines, a leaf remove machine isn’t what normally first comes to mind. Leaf removers are the quiet achievers of the harvesting world, as they can significantly improve fruit production and quality in orchards and vineyards. In this blog we will shine a light on this little talked about harvesting aid: what they are, how they work, and why you should invest in your own

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