“Continued observations and crop monitoring at two South Australian netted orchard trial sites at Loxton (apples) and Pyap (citrus) suggest there are numerous benefits to investing in permanent netting of tree crops. These benefits extend well beyond traditional crop protection benefits.

Information and data being gathered include the effect netting has on mitigating hail damage, the incidence and effect of frost events, canopy structure and leaf area, fruitfulness, fruit quality and grade by variety. These monitored outcomes are being measured against crop water use, nutrient inputs and the efficacy of integrated pest management (IPM).

As the project progresses, the summary findings are enabling the development of cost-benefit analyses that consider the worth of the system against the total cost of investment in the netting infrastructure.”

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Success Stories

Prixcar Victoria

Prixcar recently engaged Netpro Canopies to install our latest hail netting canopy in Altona Victoria. Netpro installed one of their Flat UB3 canopies which is performing very well. We found the team at Netpro to be extremely professional and obliging, they worked in well with our operations and endeavoured to make sure all our requirements were met.

Prixcar Vehicle Transport Specialist Altone, Victoria June 22, 2020