Irrigating Apples and Pears
Irrigating Apples & Pears
Choose Rotator® Full Coverage Irrigation to irrigate apple and pear orchards. Solid Set is the system of choice and is greatly enhanced by the flexibility and ease of installation of Nelson's family of Feedtube Assemblies. The successful orchard irrigaiton solution.
Nelson Rotator® sprinklers are widely used in the production of apple and pear crops worldwide. Benefiting from high uniformity, low precipitation rates, and unmatched reliability, orchards utilizing Rotator technology produce exceptional yields and high-quality fruit.
Rotator® sprinklers and Full Coverage Irrigation offer a more complete orchard irrigation solution compared to drip irrigation, impact sprinklers, and micro sprays.
Today a full line of Orchard Rotator sprinklers from the R5 to the R33 is available for both irrigation and environmental control.
Rotator sprinklers are the preferred choice by orchardists worldwide.
Nelson Irrgation's wide range of sprinkler products helps the grower with their Apple orchard and Pear orchard irrigation and orchard irrigation management needs.
Rotator® Full Coverage Irrigation provides:
· High uniformity
· Improved nutrient availability
· Larger root systems, reduced stress, and more fruiting wood.
Orchard Automation Is On The Horizon
Industry experts say the advent of fully automated orchard tasks are on the cusp of happening — with a few companies leading the automotive harvest charge.
Washington Apple Commission Elects New Leaders
The commission board also approved the export budget of $7.7 million for the upcoming 2016-17 crop, based on a crop of 135 million cartons.
California Drought Far From Over For
To preserve orchards and vineyards, growers are expected to fallow up to 350,000 acres of corn, wheat, cotton and alfalfa.
How Best To Integrate Man And Machine
If you want to implement labor-saving mechanization, you should start the conversation with the end user – your employees.
Consumers Don’t Really Know What GMO Means, New Study Finds
A study from the University of Florida confirms what many farm marketers suspected: consumers don't understand genetically modified food and organisms as well as they think they do. In fact, 80% of consumers think food containing DNA should be labeled (almost as many who think GMO food should be labeled).