fresh blueberries

Making a Mechanical Harvester for Fresh Blueberries

Dan Fruits, Specialty Crops

fresh blueberries

Fresh blueberries could soon be harvested by machine, not by hand, thanks to a collaborative research effort. Rod Bain has the story.

Lisa DeVetter of Washington State University Extension discusses research of mechanical harvesters for produce and specific efforts to develop technology to harvest fresh blueberries.