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Nut harvesting and dust plumes seem to go hand in hand but they don’t have to. The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District (SJVAPCD) has launched the Low Dust Nut Harvester Replacement Program to help reduce how much dust gets stirred up by harvesting nuts such as walnuts and almonds. Oftentimes when harvesters are gathering the nuts and separating them from the dirt, the dirt causes large dust clouds over the machines. The SJVAPCD has worked with ag representatives and the Almond Board of California to evaluate various nut harvesters that cause less dust dispersion in an effort to reduce overall dust emissions in the area. As a result, they are offering funding for the replacement of harvesters and sweepers that are dated with newer equipment that integrates low-dust technology.

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We are proud to say that at Belkorp Ag we sell one of the four eligible brands the funding can be used towards. All three of Exact Harvesting Systems harvesters are considered eligible pieces of equipment. These harvesters boast superior cleaning systems that spray a fine mist of water into the air stream that helps the dust adhere to the brush as it cycles the discharge air. These harvesters are so effective at minimizing the amount of dust released into the air, that you can walk beside them as they are harvesting and breathe easily without choking on dust.

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Are you ready to minimize dust emissions and revolutionize your harvesting process? Our team at Belkorp Ag is eager to help you apply for funding to replace your nut harvester. Contact the sales team at your local Belkorp Ag dealership to start the process today!


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