DeshidratadosMay. 30, 2018
Pasas: Informe de cosecha mecánica de uvas para pasa en California Mayo 2018
Total acreage harvested by mechanical means was 45,548, just over 30percent of the State’s total raisin-type grape acreage, according to the Pacific Region Office of USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.
The Overhead Trellis Management System was used on 13,385 bearing acres in 2017, accounting for 8.9 percent of the total raisin-type grape acreage. Fresno and Madera County growers have 52 and 40 percent of the Overhead Trellis acreage in the State, respectively. Kern County growers have 6 percent of the Overhead Trellis acreage. Other mechanical harvest systems include Continuous Tray at 20 percent of the raisin acreage, South Sidewith 0.4 percent and Open Gablewith about 0.9 percent of the raisin-type grape acreage.