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Onion harvester: New machine digs, lifts, tops and sacks at 1½ miles an hour

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Coby Lorenzen, Experiment Station, Davis.

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California Agriculture 3(2):9-12.

Published February 01, 1949

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Important changes have been made toward mechanical harvesting of California speciality crops since World War II. The University's sugar beet harvester, a farmer's almond harvester, a machinist's prune harvester, an engineer's peach harvesting platform—all have contributed to lowering production costs and improving the working conditions of the farm laborer.

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Onion harvester: New machine digs, lifts, tops and sacks at 1½ miles an hour

Coby Lorenzen
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Onion harvester: New machine digs, lifts, tops and sacks at 1½ miles an hour

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Authors

Coby Lorenzen, Experiment Station, Davis.

Publication Information

California Agriculture 3(2):9-12.

Published February 01, 1949

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Important changes have been made toward mechanical harvesting of California speciality crops since World War II. The University's sugar beet harvester, a farmer's almond harvester, a machinist's prune harvester, an engineer's peach harvesting platform—all have contributed to lowering production costs and improving the working conditions of the farm laborer.

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