Picker head narrow-minded, flexible

Robinson, Elton
August 2005
Southeast Farm Press;8/17/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 20, p23
Trade Publication
Product Review
Features the John Deere 9996, six row picker equipped with PRO-12 Vari-Row System (VRS) picking heads of Ray and Terry Sneed. Design and construction of the picker system; Efficacy and advantage of the VRS picker system; Significance of erosion control as a factor for growers.


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