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 Effective Weed Control For Vineyards
Vineyards produce some of the most significant agricultural crops. Not only are these crops profitable, but they’re also an essential part of culture and heritage. However, vineyards are also one of the highest cost-intensive yards due to their long growing season and highly skilled labour requirements. Weed control for vineyards are important to maintain its quality […]
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 […]
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 […]
Grapevine management guide 2019 –20
The Grapevine Management Report highlights the use of steam as one of the preferred methods of undervine weed management.
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
Parliamentary Debates on the use of Pesticides
Last week marked a big debate for us; the House of Representatives held a petition against the use of pesticides. We’re looking forward to learning the results of the debate. If you’d like to read the speech by house speaker Melissa Parke, MP, please download the PDF in the link below. Melissa Parke, MP, Speech […]
Front page in Byron Shire Echo
On February 25, 2014 we were featured on the front page of Echo, The Byron Shire volume 28 #37. Licensee Paul Sommers (Garden Warrior) has recently begun a pilot program with the Byron Shire Council. Read online
Environmental Agents, Pharmaceuticals, and Mitochondrial Dysfunction by Dr Barry Smeltzer
“Mitochondrial DNA is very fragile and susceptible to mutation by environmental factors. When the mitochondria are not functioning at full capacity, the cell does not have the energy to carry out its necessary functions.” – says, Barry Smeltzer, MPAS, PA-C. He is the owner of Healing Provisions PLLC of San Antonio, Texas, where he specializes […]
Classification of Weeds by Life Cycle
Weeds are defined as any plant growing where it’s unwanted. A lot of efforts have been made in trying to distinguish between desirable and undesirable plants. This includes classification systems based on growth form, life cycle, place of origin, or colour. All classification systems, however, have their challenges. There are exceptions within classified groups like […]
Types of Weeds by Gross Morphology
Although many people think of weeds as a single category of plants, there are in fact three types of weeds by gross morphology: grasses, sedges, and broad-leaf weeds. Each type of weed has different life cycles, and requires different methods for control. Whether you’re a farmer, landscape owner, or weed control manager, it’s important to […]