Prune harvest under way
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A “plum” that will be dried into a prune, hangs on a tree moments away from being mechanically harvested in an orchard in Richfield on Tuesday. The fruit is removed from the tree by a shaker and dropped into receiver, pictured, which conveys it into a large bin.
Julie R. Johnson/Corning Observer
Prune harvest under way.
While the olive may reign supreme in Corning, the prune is definitely in the royal court.
In fact, Tehama County's prune crop well exceeds the monetary value of the county's olive crop annually.
This year's prune harvest is under way and Luis Lopez, an prune orchard worker for gro. Read Prune harvest under way...