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Grooming the forests

• arclein

Branches on the ground can be chipped the next spring if we care though grazers will break them up as well. If we are working with fruit and nut trees, we are no longer restricting ourselves to dwarf root stalks and we will care about the end quality of the stem. After all a long apple wood saw log will be valuable when it is harvested at say fifty years. with such trees, this tech allows harvesting with a bucket as well. if it is necessary but also allows us to send a clamping claw up to a robust higher limb and to shake all the fruit off just as we now do with the whole tree.