Safe Practices for Horse Arenas and Paddocks
Why a Satusteam™ machine is a safe solution for weeding in horse arenas and paddocks Owners of horses are well aware of the importance of controlling weeds in horse arenas and paddocks that may be harmful to horses. Avoiding the use of chemical herbicides that can affect their digestive and immune systems is as equally […]
Satusteam™ for Weed Control in Vineyards
Satusteam™: Steam Weed Control For Sustainable Vineyards Vineyards aiming for sustainability (1) adopt a holistic approach to production. They consider how best to manage energy and water usage, land design, material selection, conserve and regenerate biodiversity and build living soils. Vineyards are cost-intensive with their long growing season, numerous seasonal management stages, and high labour […]
Switching to Organic Weed Control
The most common mistake when stopping chemical weed control The benefits of Satusteam™ for organic weed control At Weedtechnics we have helped hundreds of growers, cities and businesses move away from chemicals to organic weed control. In doing so, they have also moved away from the hidden costs and health risks associated with glyphosate based products. […]
Organic weeding in plant nurseries using Satusteam™
Nurseries turning to Satusteam™ to solve their La Nina weed woes La Nina’s Challenge To Plant Nurseries Weed management is a constant drain on resources, especially organic weeding, in plant nurseries. Another Australian La Nina spring and summer is only going to exacerbate the issue. La Nina is a climate phenomenon that causes higher than [...]
How effective is Satusteam™ as a tool for weed control and restoring biodiversity?
**Authors Jono Shelley, Tali Shelley, Jeremy Winer Background As a consequence of concern over the level of usage of herbicides in public reserves Brisbane City Council has an ongoing pilot program to assess how effective Satusteam™ is as a tool for naturally restoring biodiversity. Specific agreed objectives of this pilot program between Brisbane City Council [...]
The Landscape Contractor Magazine asked us about Satusteam™: Here’s What We Say
Spring is approaching and with it comes the weeds. We all know they’re a pain, there’s no denying it. They ruin your presentation standards, they make it harder to keep your lawns healthy, and they either result in hard work, hand pulling, or exposure to hazardous chemicals. And what do you do when it just […]
8 Free Online Weed Identification Tools
Weed identification may appear challenging. However, it can become very easy and convenient once you take your first step in understanding it. There are a lot of people out there who want to identify weeds but don’t know how. To make your life easier, we have provided you with some must-have mobile apps and fantastic weed […]
Satusteam™: An Alternative Way To Achieve Soil Sustainability
Soil plays an important role in agriculture and environmental science. It is the foundation of our food system and is a critical component of maintaining the balance between the ecosystem and the climate. However, recent years have seen the devastating effects of humans on soil health. From the application of hazardous chemicals to mindless tilling […]
Misconceptions About Steam Weed Control
Common Misconceptions About Steam Weed Control At Weedtechnics we speak with hundreds of people a year about their weed control and why they want organic alternatives to glyphosate. There are a number of alternatives, Satusteam™, unique to Weedtechnics, is an important tool in the organic weed control toolbox. Steam weed control is not new, various [...]
Satusteam™ And Tracktech: Is it The Best Weed Control Method?
Satusteam™ has been at the forefront of promoting sustainable and effective weed control methods for horticulture. Through the years, changes have been implemented to improve its mission of providing “bespoked” solutions for people who need to eradicate weeds in their orchards, vineyards or similar. And we’re not even done yet! Featuring Tracktech, the newest Satusteam™ weed […]
Is Satusteam™ A Paradigm Shift?
There’s a reason why Rachel Carson dedicated four chapters about pesticide poisoning in her influential book Silent Spring published in 1962. They affect human health in the worst ways imaginable. Pesticides, including herbicides for weed control, continue to be used in increasing varieties and quantities. Also, the threat to human health and our whole ecosystem […]
Satusteam or Steam? – as an alternative weed management strategy
I read with interest the details of the recently published Comparative Analyses of Glyphosate Alternative Weed Management Strategies on Plant Coverage, Soil and Soil Biota (1) from Deakin University. As a long-time vocal advocate and practitioner for a shift away from glyphosate and other herbicide-dominated horticultural practices, in favour of biological, botanical, regenerative, employment-generating approaches, […]
Why Satusteam™ and not Your Regular Steam Weeding Machine?
Weedtechnics machines are a weed control solution designed perfectly for use by technicians managing weeds.
Is Satusteam™ weed control a paradigm shift?
Satusteam™ weed control technology is a new-age solution that is driving a shift in paradigm on sustainability & maintaining soil fertility.
UC Boulder employs steam to control weeds on campus
Around 1 year ago we began the Weedtechnics Experiment with the University of Colorado, Boulder (CU). Their main aim was to improve the presentation standards of the CU grounds through Steam Weed Control. The experiment was a success, and they’ve been Steam Weeding ever since. While the CU Facilities Manager David Lawson said that improved [...]
The Eight Hidden Costs of Chemical Weed Control
Chemical weed killing may seem cost-effective in the short term, but we’ve identified the following 8 hidden costs that you don’t experience with organic weed control. 1. Herbicide Resistance Repeated applications of herbicides over many years has resulted in the evolution of many resistant species. This results in increased application rates and mixing of chemicals, […]
Does Steam Weed Control Actually Work?
Does steam weed control actually work? There’s a question that comes up in just about every introductory conversation “What do you do for work? Who else can say ” I kill weeds with steam!” The responses I hear run along the lines of ‘WOW I didn’t know you could do that’ ‘Is it an […]
Start with your sensitive areas
Successfully moving away from chemicals for weed control requires an implementation plan Start with your sensitive areas When you move to Satusteam you’ll have: No need for pesticide notification No need to shutdown areas No need for operators to have chemical application certification because Satusteam© is Safe for staff and community […]
The Good News about COVID19
Good news about COVID 19 Who’d have thought we’d be in this pickle – sanitising everything Is there good news about COVID 19? I sincerely hope that this blog finds you and your loved ones well. We find ourselves in changed times. Who’d have thought we’d be in this pickle. This COVID 19 is […]
Are you considering thermal weed control ??? With the increasing knowledge about the health effects of repeated exposure to glyphosate; Landcare groups are opting for a range of alternatives. ‘Steam’ has proven to be a valuable tool, particularly for some invasive species like Mother of Millions and Tiger Pear, but before you spend your […]
What new service could you offer that would generate referrals and more business?
What new service could you offer that would generate referrals and more business? Go green on weed control Consumers are preferencing ‘green’, ‘eco’ and organic and It’s no longer acceptable for much of the community to see chemicals being sprayed for weed control. FACT The public is concerned about safety Application of […]
Killing weeds without chemicals or fire
What a joy to see our invention bringing safe weed control and new jobs to local communities across the US. Read the article in the publisher’s site
bushtekniq on Relearn, Regenerate and Reconnect
Tali and Jono Shelley are siblings and together have a holistic land restoration company Bushtekniq, www.bushtekniq.org. They purchased their SW900 from Weedtechnics in March 2018. Being a chem-free bush regeneration business from their commencement has allowed them to explore a world full of ‘tools n tekniqs’ for holistic land management. Tali and Jono of bushtekniq [...]
Jeremy Winer’s Research Paper on Holistic Weed Control
Jeremy Winer, the Founder and Managing Director of Weedtechnics, is a man of many talents. With his deep passion for gardening and an interest in making the environment better for everybody, Jeremy decided to embark on the journey of finding the perfect answer to holistic weed control. As a trained horticulturist and someone with over […]
Does glyphosate increase production in farming systems?
I often hear that we won’t be able feed the world without herbicide use and GM crops. On the other side of the equation I hear that productivity of GM crops is no better now than before their introduction. These charts may give some understanding to a complex set of factors. This is a specific […]
Hi-tech Aloe Vera Weed Management with Satusteam™
Hi-tech Aloe Vera develops a holistic, sustainable weed management plan. We cover the problems they were facing, the steam weeding setup we used, the plan we developed together, and the impact that had on their business. Background Hi-tech Aloe Vera is based in Bundaberg, QLD and, as you can probably guess, they specialise in […]
Steaming to Success – EMRC Report
CLICK HERE TO READ EMRC’s FULL REPORT In Mid-April 2016, Jeremy Winer, in conjunction with EMRC, was steaming to success with 5 training sessions over 5 days to teach participants how to use the robust, commercial-grade, weed control machine of the Weedtechnics Range (then Steamwand Range). The training sessions were attended by close to 40 […]
Is glyphosate carcinogenic to humans? The WHO says it probably is.
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the specialised cancer agency of the World Health Organisation It’s in our food, it’s in our water and it’s even been found in mother’s milk – the world’s most widely-used chemical herbicide, glyphosate, has permeated our everyday lives. That’s why it’s especially troubling that The […]
Urban Weed Control Matrix – Jeremy Winer
Jeremy Winer, the Founder and Managing Director of Weedtechnics, inferred and compiled the Urban Weed Control Matrix, a comparative study of weed control methods, studies. He is also the inventor of the very unique Satusteam technology, patented and in use in quite a diverse range of industries. Click here to check out the urban weed […]
Weed control in hot water
ABC News gets the scoop on our Weed Control in Hot Water solution: A new device has been developed by a weed control company that uses the power of hot water to kill the cells in weeds. Developer Jeremy Winer, from Weedtechnics, explained how it worked. “As it (the water) comes through, it’s actually