The tomato harvester, ketchup and the food movement

The mechanical tomato harvester, developed at UC-Davis, ranks as “a genuine breakthrough in the way that scientists thought about agricultural development,” writes Ildi Carlisle-Cummins at Civil Eats. The harvester arrived in California fields at the same time growers worried they were going to lose most of their labor force. And it worked best with a tomato… » Read More

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