Peach growers try out string thinning machines

03/08/2011 02:00:00 AM

University of California Extension researchers are studying a string thinner that would replace much of the hand labor needed to thin peaches.

Growers hope such labor-saving devices will help shore up the struggling canning peach industry and even allow them to possibly expand.

Read the complete article in the Modesto Bee.

Read more about string thinners in the March issue of The Grower magazine.

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