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CITRUS NEWS

April 21st, 2021|

SUMMER 2020/2021

INVESTMENTS IN NETTING

The latest publication of Australian Citrus News discussed Netting being a game changer for Citrus farmers in the Riverland.
Investments in netting orchards in the Riverland and in particular the property of Mathew and Sam Lloyd will have an almost instant effect on return on investment.

They advised Australian Citrus News that the three-year-old trees under the net was equivalent to a five-year-old tree, outside Nets under […]

2020 FARM FANTASTIC

October 22nd, 2020|

EXPO CABOOLTURE

NETPRO ATTENDS EXPO

Caboolture is hosting the first farm fantastic expo for the year during the 23-25 of October.
We are in attendance of course. We couldn’t miss an opportunity to meet our customers and wholesalers in the area.
Debbie is onsite with excitin products and information from  Netpro, and ready to meet n’greet customers and generally have a great time.
The weather forecast is for perfect days and […]

MEAT & LIVESTOCK

August 16th, 2020|

R & D QUANTIFIED

SHADE AND SHELTER

  • Two new research projects will examine the impacts of shade and shelter in commercial feedlots in southern production regions.
  • Previous research has demonstrated shade effects on feedlot cattle performance in Queensland.
  • A unique aspect of this research is it will examine the value proposition of covered housing systems which are increasing in popularity.

The benefits of shade and shelter on feedlot […]

MLA VIDEO

August 16th, 2020|

LIVESTOCK SHADING

SHADE AND SHELTER

  • MLA Grainfed R & D Insights video

For the full article check out Meat and Livestock Australias’s full article. CLICK HERE

NETTING DOLLARS

July 22nd, 2020|

IMPRESSIVE OUTCOMES

EXTENSIVE TRIALS

“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, […]

GRANTS FOR NETTING

July 15th, 2020|

FUNDING CROP PROTECTION

FINANCIAL SUPPORT

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.

For further information please give Lindsay a call on 07 4681 6628 or email lindsay@netprocanopies.com […]

BROKEN NETTING

February 26th, 2020|

PREVENTING NET DAMAGE

insect screens

FRAME GUARD TAPE

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 […]

ANTI INSECT NETTING

January 29th, 2020|

MANAGING INSECTS

insect screens

25 YEARS OF INSECT NETTING

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 […]

INSECT SCREENS NETTING

November 26th, 2019|

INSECT NETTING SCREENS

insect screens

FOR GARDEN & GREENHOUSE

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 […]

CITRUS NEWS

April 21st, 2021|

SUMMER 2020/2021

INVESTMENTS IN NETTING

The latest publication of Australian Citrus News discussed Netting being a game changer for Citrus farmers in the Riverland.
Investments in netting orchards in the Riverland and in particular the property of Mathew and Sam Lloyd will have an almost instant effect on return on investment.

They advised Australian Citrus News that the three-year-old trees under the net was equivalent to a five-year-old tree, outside Nets under […]