Machine Trims Tops, Sides of Orchard Trees (.PDF Download)

July 8, 2016

Orchard growers have long known that getting the maximum quantity and quality of fruit is based, in part, on the size and shape of the trees. Strategic hedging and topping exposes each tree to maximum sunlight and moisture, at the same time discouraging disease. Hedging helps maintain distances between rows so that equipment can be used in orchards without damaging the trees, whereas topping keeps trees from growing too tall to harvest...

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