TREE & VINE
Offer Many Solutions to
Meet Your Tree and Vine
The revolutionary technology behind Nelson’s Rotator® sprinklers provides more uniform water distribution patterns, better reliability, eliminates riser vibration, reduces application rates, and lowers costs and maintenance. The best solution for orchard irrigation.
Full Coverage Orchard Irrigation - made possible with Rotator® Technology - promotes optimal growing conditions for both trees and vines. Plant stress is reduced during periods of heat or harvest, complimentary cover crops can be established, cooling and dust suppression is made possible and chemical/fertilizer applications are more effective.
With the evolution of the Rotator family - there has also been the development of a number of different Feedtube Assemblies providing a multitude of mounting options. With the Acme Adapter - the 1/2" series Mini Regulator, Mini Regulator Drain Check, or Mini Drain Check can be included depending specific needs.
Tie the system together with control valves and the Nelson Control System for convenient system automation. Nelson products are key in to creating premier orchard irrigation systems.
Highly Leveraged Farms Highest Since 2002
USDA looks at debt-to-asset ratios as an indicator of how financially solvent farms are. If a farm business has a debt-to-asset ratio higher than 0.40, USDA considers it “highly leveraged.” The percentage of these farms has been on the rise since 2012.
A Well-Fed World is a Peaceful World
“Feeding the world and teaching the world to feed itself is not just a humanitarian endeavor,” says a new report from the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. “It is vital to U.S. national security.”
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How November's Senate Elections Could Affect Farmers
Whoever prevails in several toss-up races could impact key issues affecting farmers
Marketing Corn and Sustainabiltiy
Tom Mueller, Chairman of the Illinois Corn Marketing Board, sits down with me to talk about what they're doing to make better markets for farmers' corn.