How to Sort Nuts After Harvesting

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The harvesting process is made fun and easy when you’re using a Bag-A-Nut Harvester. Once you’ve collected all your nuts into crates, baskets, bags, or bins, the job of sorting can begin. There will most likely be sticks, leaves, the occasional rotten nut, and other debris mixed in with your nuts, and it can be a long process to sort through.



There really isn’t a right or wrong way to do this. It just depends on the quantity of nuts you have and your preferred style. Some people choose to get it done right away by hand on the tailgate of their truck, right there on the orchard. There are commercial grade sorting tables out there, and they’re definitely an investment.

Others like to get more creative and make their own sorting tables. This is done by building a wooden frame with a wire rack on top and attaching a fan blower to blow away lighter debris.

Whatever way you choose to sort nuts, make sure to store them in a cool, dry place until you’re ready to use them!





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Sorting Nuts Table

Sorting Table

The Sorting Table Pro is Bag-A-Nut's newest piece of harvesting equipment. This sorting table aids in the separation of nuts from thatch and debris while also providing a surface for sorting, all in a single station. Versatile and lightweight (85lbs), the Bag-A-Nut Sorting Table Pro is easy to maneuver where needed. Use directly in the orchard while mounted to your truck’s receiver hitch, or use as a standalone unit in your barn or driveway.

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