Tidywire has just finished a 7 hectare installation job in Langhorne Creek SA. See how Tidywire has adjusted to the aged bow of the vine trunk, whilst keep the foliage wire up off the ground and retained to the vine trellis, thus making midrow management a lot easier for the growing season.
Tidywire™ has just completed an 8 week trial examining the effects ‘sheep in the vineyard’ have on installed Tidywires. The trial showed zero damage to the installed Tidywires by the sheep as they roamed the vineyard for 2 months feeding on the grass in the midrows.
Here we have tested Tidywires strength under load, and as the result shows – Tidywire™ can handle a lot of weight without losing its shape or form. 25.88kg is the read-out, whilst the weight of an unused foliage wire in the midrow is under 2kg. Tidywire™ is more than strong enough to hold the weight […]
Preliminary slashing trial finds operators are spending 15 minutes per hour with operations ceased and operator out of the cab continuously moving foliage wires out the way of moving machinery (slashers) due to the fact that the foliage wire becomes unseen in the grass and in the vine midrow. On average 1 foliage wire was […]
Block of Pinot is hand pruned by contractors. After 2 minutes worth of instruction with the Tidywire’s function, the foliage wires were taken down (as the row was pruned) and installed into the Tidywire™ spiral. Contractors expressed their gratitude for such a great idea. “We don’t have to carry extra tools with us to engage […]
Tidywire™ has been installed in a block of 2 year old Pinot Noir. The block trellis is setup as VSP, with a single foliage wire either side of the vine. The rows are 3 meter wide and of 2 meter planting density. The vine midrow wooden posts are set up in 3 vines panels and […]