Innovation in Irrigation
Technology at Work
Nelson Irrigation Corporation takes
Since the company's inception in 1972 there have been numerous patents issued — today there are more than 70 active patents — and additional applications have been filed awaiting recognition. The ASABE (American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers) has recognized a number of Nelson products with their AE50 Award. "The products winning the ... AE50 awards ... represent the best and the brightest developed around the globe for the agricultural, food, and biological systems industries. Award winners include companies of all sizes and varying inventive focus." – asabe.org
In addition, the Irrigation Association has recognized four members of Nelson Irrigation’s team with the Industry Achievement Award. Bart Nelson, President, received this award in 1988. Larry Meyer, retired Vice President of Engineering, received the award in 1997. Bob Rupar, Vice President of Marketing, received the award in 2003 and George Sesser, Project Engineer, received the award in 2011.