Irrigating Apples and Pears

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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
·  Reliability
·  Cooling
·  Improved nutrient availability
·  Larger root systems, reduced stress, and more fruiting wood.


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David Eddy | Wed, 25 Nov 2015 08:45:07 +0000

Approval of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Could be a boon to fruit growers.

Apples Off To Slow Start In September

Christina Herrick | Tue, 24 Nov 2015 18:31:51 +0000

Apple sales are down nationally this year compared to the same time last year according to Stemilt’s analysis of the latest Nielsen retail scan data. In September 2015, apples made up 6.2% of total produce department dollars compared to 6.7% during the same timeframe in 2014. “A combination of factors led to the decrease, including

Apple, Potato, Peach, And Grape Commodity Groups Urge Congress To Not Cut Crop Insurance

Christina Herrick | Tue, 24 Nov 2015 15:47:49 +0000

U.S. Apple Association, United Fresh Produce Association, Western Growers Association, National Peach Council, National Potato Council, and California Association of Winegrape Growers, and National Farmers Union joined were among many commodity groups to join a broad coalition urging Congressional leadership to keep their promise to American farmers to not cut crop insurance or other farm

FDA Rejects Mandatory Genetic Engineering Labeling

Rosemary Gordon | Tue, 24 Nov 2015 15:03:52 +0000

Agency is issuing two guidances for manufacturers who wish to voluntarily label their products as containing ingredients from GE or non-GE sources.

Innovator Award Goes To Kalettes

Rosemary Gordon | Tue, 24 Nov 2015 14:47:12 +0000

Kalettes, a kale and brussels sprouts hybrid, combines traits of each parent vegetable.

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