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Notes and News - Commercial Orchards
Latest product and growing information plus what's happening at DWN.
Great nurseryman, great person. 42 years with Dave Wilson Nursery.
What to do after walnut harvest ♦ First crop shipping from new Ripon greenhouse ♦ Meet our new Crop Inputs Supervisor
In our September newsletter: almond harvest season; DWN almond varieties; potted almond trees for fall delivery. And, investing in the future of agriculture: meet our interns!
At the nursery, midsummer means trees for winter/spring delivery are in full growth mode. For peach lovers, summer means orchard-fresh ripe peaches are
The great fruit breeder's life work is now complete.
In the Commercial Grower Newsletter May 5, 2020: • Letter to customers regarding the COVID-19 pandemic • It's delivery season for potted orchard trees - now is the time to plant! • DWN grower reps are ready to help you with your recent and future plantings • Grower reps' favorite tips for new almond plantings • Kicking off Zaiger Genetics fruit season
Innovation is happening rapidly at DWN! Watch a video about our new automated controlled-environment facilities for potted planting stock. Listen to CEO Bill Reid and others describe how DWN is striving to ensure consistent quality and availability of the right products for commercial orchard growers in 2020 and future years. Check also the planting tips for bareroot and potted trees.
From the field, to the sorting barn, to delivery, DWN trees are handled with a whole lot of TLC. Read the January newsletter for our pledge to innovation and quality - and to meet new DWN team members Jereme Fromm and Dr. Marta Francis!
December's Commercial newsletter offers a quick review of key tree planting considerations: 1) when to top and prune, 2) copper spray, 3) irrigation,
1) Dave Wilson Nursery's Potted Trees: After years of research and development, potted trees on hybrid rootstock are now 80% or more of DWN commercial almond sales. 2) All About California Walnuts: Aaron Martella of Grower Direct Nut Co. and DWN's Tom Spellman give us a tour of this year’s Chandler walnut harvest and processing, from shaking and