How to collect cranberries in Belarus
• How to collect cranberries in Belarus
In Belarus, use the same technology as in the US, it does not look so colorful, but also informative.
In the industrial production of cranberries growing in checks. It's such a hefty fine in peat baths.
In September - early October to bring checks pickers: mostly local aunt. Gathering cranberries for them a good opportunity to earn extra money.
A day sensible Picker can get up to 350 thousand rubles (about 38 dollars). For the village, where on average earn 300-400 dollars a month, it's not bad. Jobs, of course, an amateur. On checks, to put it mildly, and without rain Dubakov. And if the day turned out to be overcast ...
The task pickers - to select the first class (very large, solid and red) grapes. They then will be exported to the UK, which will be sold in the Christmas week.
After pickers "skim the cream", a check is filled with water.
And it let the tractor.
Thresher, hinged on the front of the tractor, the water creates a shaft that separates the berries from the stalk.
Since cranberries are lighter than water, it floats and can be collected from the surface of a special boom (something like fish nets catch).
Next to the shore conveyor is fitted and the peasants with pitchforks supplied to the berries tape.
It's in the water for about two and a half tons of berries floats.
Dial a trailer - two hours of work.
Then transported to the sorting cranberries base. Sorted out. Packed and shipped to customers.
In the year Belarus produced about 300 tons of cranberries. Approximately half are exported.
Belarus in terms of production ranks fourth in the world after the United States, Canada and Chile. Berry is exported mainly to Russia, the Baltic States, England, Germany.