Nelson Irrigation Corp. of Walla Walla, WA, was the recipient of both the New Product Award for Agriculture as well as the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers’ AE 50 Award for its 3030 Series Pivot Sprinklers at the Irrigation Association’s general session in Long Beach, CA. on Nov. 20
The 3030 Series features the new 3NV Nozzle System, according to a Nelson press release.
“First place and honorable mention winners were recognized in four categories: agriculture, golf, turf/landscape and specialty. Products were evaluated by a panel of judges based on innovative and/or ‘changed for the better’ qualities, increased water efficiency, ease of use, cost benefits, time savings and design quality. This is the 3rd New Product award Nelson has received from the IA since 2002 when the contest began.”
The release went on to say, “AE50 awards honor the year’s most innovative designs in engineering products or systems for the food and agriculture industries. The 3030 Series and the 3NV Nozzle will be featured in the January/February 2016 special AE50 issue of ASABE’s magazine Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World.
Also, “The Irrigation Association is dedicated to promoting efficient irrigation. The organization works to improve industry proficiency, advocate sound water management, and grow demand for water-efficient products and services.”
More info on the IA can be obtained by calling (703) 536-7080 or visiting www.irrigation.org.