n Farmer’s Weekly - Mechanising pecan production : machinery & implements
|Article Title||Mechanising pecan production : machinery & implements|
|© Publisher:||Caxton Magazines|
|Publication Date||Apr 2016|
|Pages||54 - 55|
With an eye on boosting productivity through mechanisation, agricultural equipment supplier Rovic Leers has identified the three most important areas in pecan production as harvesting, spraying and tree structure management. Pecans have become so valuable that it is crucial to prevent losses through poor collection. Preventing a 5% crop loss can mean an improvement of up to R600 000 in revenue per annum in a 50ha orchard producing 3t/ha.
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