Western Cape

June 2019 – Wageningen University & Research

  We were privileged to be invited by OostNL (www.oostnl.nl), Wageningen University (www.wur.nl) and GGS (www.ggs.ag) in the Netherlands to go and present our NOVAP Irrigation System. With [...]

March 2019 – Farmers Weekly article

  Annelie Coleman reports on the Novap Deep Root Irrigation System in Farmers Weekly, discussing water saving of up to 70%, improved chlorophyll count, increased soil moisture with less [...]

DeDoorns Table Grape Roots

We installed NOVAPs at a young Arra block in the DeDoorns district early in September 2018. During our site visit at the end of January 2019, we inspected soil moisture as well as root [...]

Robertson Table Grapes

We converted a block of Sweet Joy grapes from micro-irrigation to NOVAP irrigation in January 2018. This block was planted during September 2017. As with all our other installations, the water [...]

Porterville Fig Tree Feedback

Over the past few months we have been monitoring the growth of the fig trees where we installed NOVAPs in Porterville. We converted surface drip irrigation to NOVAP Irrigation on approximately [...]

NOVAP Fynbos Test

August 2018 : We are very excited to be able to install NOVAPs on a commercial Fynbos farm in the Western Cape. NOVAPs are being planted at various varieties of Fynbos to monitor water [...]

Paleisheuwel Young Lime Trees update

During March 2018 we installed NOVAPs at young lime trees where we converted irrigation from 90L/h micro’s to 8L/h NOVAP irrigation. We divided the block down the middle and converted one [...]

Stellenbosch Cabernet and Shiraz Installation

8 June 2018 – We are very excited about our installation at wine cultivar vineyards. We are currently installing NOVAPs at Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz blocks in the Stellenbosch district. [...]

Citrusdal – Various citrus trees

During February and March of 2018 we installed NOVAPs at various citrus trees in the Citrusdal area, Western Cape. We went around to all the sites during May to open up the areas around the [...]


Piketberg Demonstration Test Update We did a final visit at the Piketberg test before harvesting : Block A – Micro Irrigation, 320L per vine per week Bunch Weight: 680g 60 Grapes: 224g [...]

Ludwig Roses – Cape Winelands

Ludwig Roses Summer Rose Care Workshop – Winelands What a wonderful opportunity to be part of the Ludwig Roses Summer Rose Care Workshop in the Cape Winelands. It is always a pleasure to be [...]

Clanwilliam Citrus Test Feedback

In our post of 5 June 2017, we showed pictures of NOVAPs that were installed in citrus orchards in Clanwilliam. Part of these NOVAPs were installed at young lemon trees that were planted in [...]

Franschhoek Forest Tree Installation

We are super excited about our latest installation in the Franschhoek region. NOVAPs are being installed at 600 trees which include Yellowwood (Henkellii and Outeniqua), White Stink Wood, Wild [...]