Left: Judith Thompson and friend, Cheryl Ahrens, inspect the grapes during the first harvest in late July, 2012. Below: The first harvest is almost in the books. (Courtesy of the McCook Daily Gazette)
The SB64 BRAUD Harvester uses a shaking system to gently shake the grapes off of the vines for a clean safe detach. The flexibility of the shaking rods can easily be activated and deactivated. The harvest crew can harvest about 1.5 acres in an hour.