WATSONVILLE — A Watsonville farm manager has invented a tool that has made harvesting berries a great deal easier for his workers.
Historically, workers picking berries placed them in buckets, and then poured the buckets into the clamshell containers that go to market.
This resulted in the berries being touched numerous times, and often in the fruit that sat at the bottom of the bucket being crushed, said Elkhorn Berry Farms General Manager Mario Aguas-Alvarado.For the complete article see the 07-17-2014 issue.
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