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Category: Ted Robot - Vineyard

On June 5, 2020

Ted robotics at the heart of the strategy of Grands Chais de France

Grands Chais de France (GCF) group is the top private wine grower in France, exporting 80% of its production to more than 170 countries. The family-owned company owns wine estates covering more than 3,000 hectares. A Naïo Technologies partner for more than 2 years, it has recently been working with a second Ted robot at
On May 15, 2020

Ted, our vineyard robot, has been selected for the DEPHY-EXPE project!

Ted has been designed to mechanically manage and weed soil mounds around vines. It has been selected by the French Institute of Vines and Wine (IFV) to be tested on DEPHY-EXPE farms as part of the Ecophyto plan. Three project managers outline what expectations they have for our vineyard robot in these experiments. Ted selected
On April 14, 2020

Ted is on the road!

Our robot, Ted, has been on the road through the vineyards for two seasons now. No fewer than twenty Ted robots now accompany our wine-growing partners. Drawing on all the feedback we have received, we were able to look back on the many steps taken. Autumn 2017: our team of Naïo engineers, at the time
On April 14, 2020

How to avoid compacting vineyard soils?

Caused by the constant passage of machinery during wine-growing operations, compacted soil may affect yield in the long-term. What levers can wine-growers implement to limit soil capital deterioration? Opting for equipment well-suited to their agricultural operations, the possible use of robotics, etc.: to ensure optimal efficiency, their strategy must be a holistic one. “Compaction disturbs
On January 15, 2020

Ted vine weeding robot takes up residence at the Domaine Cazes – South France

Since the start of autumn 2019, Ted, our autonomous vine weeding robot has taken up residence at the Domaine Cazes in Roussillon. This organic vineyard managed exclusively using biodynamic methods that benefits from Biodyvin certification has served as a platform for research and innovation on environmental issues for many years. The perfect place to test
On January 6, 2020

TED participates in the revival of the Val de Loire vineyard

The cooperative group Terrena (behind the La Nouvelle Agriculture brand) has been conducting trials in the Grand Ouest region of France for more than 10 years, to develop more sustainable agricultural practices, respectful of our ecosystems. For vineyards, this includes research into alternatives to chemical weeding. It was therefore inevitable that TED would get involved!
On November 18, 2019

BEFORE SITEVI, TED RETURNS TO LANGUEDOC

A few weeks before SITEVI, the major gathering for the wine-making sector, October has been fruitful for demonstrations of our TED robot! A look back at thee demonstrations in Languedoc: at Innov’Action 2019 with our partner Arterris (11), followed by a day on soil preparation at our partner Les Grands Domaines du Littoral (30), and,
On October 9, 2019

Tillage under vines : weeding in transition

In-row tillage is becoming more popular among the wine-growers who use it as an alternative method to chemical weeding. This requires that the farmers have a sound knowledge of the agronomic issues and can adapt the technical itineraries as working methods. For nearly 10 years, weeding practices in the French vineyards have been lying at
On September 4, 2019

TED at the heart of a multi-partner project in Monbazillac

#Ted in the West – Part 2 Very active in the southwest of France, Ted, the weeding robot, is involved in two major research and development projects in partnership with wine cooperatives in Gironde and Dordogne. The aim is to give producers the opportunity to test an alternative to existing weeding methods, under real operating
On July 8, 2019

Univitis installs Ted at Chateau Les Vergnes

#Ted in the west – Part 1 Very active in the southwest of France, Ted the weeding robot is now involved in two major research and development projects in partnership with wine cooperatives in Gironde and Dordogne. The goal: to give producers the opportunity to test, under real operating conditions within their vineyards, an alternative