Meet our Master Arborist


Meet Ronny Nelson, Board Certified Master Arborist

Ronny Nelson is the President of Tree Services at Fannin Tree Farm and is one of just a few Board Certified Master Arborists in the state of Texas. Ronny and his team of arborists set the standard in professional tree care and service. Not just here at Fannin, but throughout North Texas. HIs experience and expertise have helped define our annual service programs, and will prove invaluable in helping you get the absolute most out of your Fannin trees.

A Little About Ronny

Ronny Nelson began in the industry in 1998. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Agronomy and Horticulture from Stephen F. Austin State University. He continues to advance his studies in soils and ecological science. During his career, he built two leading tree care companies in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Ronny managed many gardens in the metroplex. His gardens were awarded the 2011 Gold and Grand Platinum Award, 2012 Bronze Award, and 2013 Gold Award for gardening through the Texas Nursery and Landscape Association. His gardens also won 2 Merit awards through National Association of Landscape Professionals.

Nelson is a highly referred consulting arborist who has cared for the trees at the George W. Bush Presidential Library at SMU Campus, Sundance Square Fort Worth, The University of North Texas-Denton Campus, The Town of Highland Park, and many other residential and commercial clients throughout the state of Texas.

Ronny is a ISA Certified Master Arborist, ASCA Consulting Arborist, Texas Oak Wilt Qualified, Tree Risk Assessment Qualified, and a Texas Department of Agriculture-Commercial Pesticide Applicator. He also is a Texas Commission of Environmental Quality-Licensed Irrigator and an Environmental Protection Agency Water Sense-Certified Landscape Irrigation Auditor.

He is passionate about the appropriate care and management of trees and shrubs. Ronny continues to focus on growing his knowledge and understanding of soils, plant physiology, structural pruning, plant pathology, and entomology. He has a wonderful family, his wife Lindsey, daughter Ellie and son Easton. Ronny enjoys riding dirt bikes, motorcycles, fishing, and attending social activities.

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Meet the Team

Cassie Cobb

Cassie Cobb

Cassie Cobb earned her Bachelor of Science
in Horticulture from Texas A&M in 2012.
She then continued on to earn her Masters
of Science, also in Horticulture, focusing her
research on pecan propagation methods. She
is passionate about native trees, particularly
those that provide edible or other economic
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Bradley Boobar

Bradley Boobar

Bradley Boobar has been in the plant
science industry since 2011. He is
originally from Mount Pleasant, TX.
He earned his Bachelor of Science in
Horticulture and Plant Science from
Texas A&M University – Commerce
and plans to continue his graduate
education in the future.
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