Growers told to use reference dates when thinning prunes

Issue Date: June 14, 2017
By Bob Johnson

One morning in late spring, a group of Sacramento Valley prune growers assembled at a Sunsweet orchard outside Live Oak to watch as a mechanical harvester gave select trees a few swift shakes to knock loose some of the young fruit.

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