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Coconuts are harvested by climbing coconut trees and using a large knife to cut at the base of the stalks, freeing coconut bunches to either fall or be lowered to the ground with ropes.
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Melody Dawn has been writing since 2004. Her work has appeared in the "Gainesville Times," "Player's Press" and USA Today. Her writing focuses on gardening, home improvement, travel, sports, business, parenting and education. Dawn holds a Master of Business and is working on a Master of Journalism.