“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, […]
The netting grant program for South Australia is up and running. The grant will run until 30 June 2023 or when funding has been exhausted. Funding will also cover costs associated with the purchase and installation of protective netting incurred since 16 December 2019.
Creating a protective canopy in the garden, can be a lot of fun, and certainly satisfying. Knowing you are protecting your latest seasons crops. When installing your net over timber, metal, or black poly-pipe, you will need a roll of Frame Guard tape.
The tape will protect the fine netting from wear due to rubbing on the frame and from melting in […]
NetPro, started more than 25 years ago with hail and bird netting. During which the company researched and created insect netting for green houses and broad acre farming.
The first generation of netting was designed to directly Cover Vegetables in an open field, with products such as Grow Shield, Vege Net and Horticultural Fleece. These products allow a micro climate to […]
Whilst not many Australian vegetable growers and flower growers have mesh in their greenhouses, the demand is increasing. Insect screen will be an essential part in the Integrated Pest Management and for pollination in gardens and greenhouses. On the one hand, the insect screen keeps in the biological controllers and on the other hand, pests are kept out. Care for […]