The Haller Pecan Farm

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The Haller Pecan Farm was established in 1965 by Richard and Gay Haller.  It has an orchard of 800 trees. It was sold in 2017. This is a look at pecan harvesting there.

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The pecan harvest process:

The Haller Pecan Farm orchard is on deep sandy loam soil in northern Hill County, Texas.

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* A tree shaker, attached to a tractor, was used to shake the pecans to the ground.

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* After shaking, pecans were picked up from the ground with a mechanical harvester.

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* Pecans were cleaned, sorted and dried to correct moisture level after harvest.

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* Open bins were used to dry the newly harvested pecans.

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