Guide to Better Apple Picking - Training Video in English or Spanish

An on-line training video developed by Penn State describes best practices for ensuring optimum fruit quality when harvesting apples.
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Updated: November 15, 2017

Guide to Better Apple Picking - Training Video in English or Spanish

The Guide to Better Apple Picking is available in either English or Spanish and is designed for reviewing basic harvest and safety principles with your employees at the beginning of the apple harvest season.

The video provides detailed training on:

  • Appropriate clothing and preparation for the work day
  • Ladder safety
  • Fruit handling skills with a focus on preventing bruises
  • Spot picking and proper bin filling

Other resources available include Spanish and English versions of Pruning and Training Apple Trees, a Spanish Ag Phrasebook for orchard managers, and an article on Cultural Sensitivity in the Workplace.

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Guide to Better Apple Picking

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