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Category: Testimonials

On November 18, 2019

OZ weeds the Jardin de Valentin’s organic vegetables

Episode #2 A post-season look back in Saint-Georges to discover how the Jardin de Valentin is doing, where Oz has been running along the organic crop rows for a year now. Using the machine, adaptation of working days, ideas for improvements and future projects, the market gardener reviews this first year of cohabitation with his
On September 4, 2019

My Oz in Canada with GMABE

GMABE, distributor of Naio’s weeding robots since 2018 (we talked about it here), quickly opened the way of the Canadian market for Oz. Given a first client won over in New Brunswick, many demos and a substantive work alongside the administrative apparatus to help fund the robots, Benoit St-Laurent, President of GMABE, is convinced of
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 May 23, 2019

Weeding organic vegetables with the Oz robot

A year ago, Valentin Goutouly, a young organic vegetable grower, welcomed the Oz weeding robot to his farm. His parents are to retire soon and Valentin has one ambition: he wants to develop his organic farm while gaining time by getting rid of the mechanical hoeing process. Valentin’s organic vegetable farm : a family story
On May 22, 2019

TED robot weeds Château Angélus vineyards

The Château Angélus vineyard in Saint Emilion has been converting to organic since 2018, but had already banned chemical weedkillers for several decades. Historically, Angélus vines are weeded and maintained using active and passive mechanical tools. Naïo’s TED robot has recently been added to the tool pool to contribute to strategic inter-vine maintenance. Naïo Technologies’
On April 29, 2019

WEEDING VEGETABLE BEDS WITH OZ – TESTIMONIAL PART 3

Spring is here and the weeding season is well on its way now. Time for us to return to the French Aveyron region and see how Bastien Puech, one of the 4 co-founders of the GAEC de la Ferme d’Agen, is doing. Bastien has been using the Oz weeding robot since early 2018. The robot is now
On November 30, 2018

Weeding vegetable crops with the Oz robot – Testimonial part 2

Winter’s coming, so it’s time to visit Bastien again. Bastien is one of the 4 co-founders of the jointly run GAEC de la Ferme d’Agen, a vegetable farm in the French Aveyron department. The Oz weeding robot arrived on his farm the previous winter to mechanically weed vegetable crops. We met Bastien six months ago to collect his
On September 27, 2018

Weeding vegetables with the Oz robot – testimonial part 1

In the French Aveyron lies the jointly run vegetable farm of GAEC de la Ferme d’Agen. The GAEC covers six hectares, five of which contain vegetable crops, such as green beans, tomatoes, carrots, leek, fava beans, potatoes, spinach… The vegetables are sold directly to consumers at the farm shop and on local markets. Customers can even
On June 14, 2017

The Oz weeding robot on a produce farm – testimonial

In the heart of the French Charente lies the produce farm of Jean-François, the associate manager of La Ferme des Merles. Jean-François recently acquired the Oz weeding robot to mechanically weed his 25 ha of vegetables and red berries. He talks about meeting Agrisem, Naïo Technologies’ local distributor, and why he purchased the robot to save time, money
On June 12, 2017

Oz, an easy way to mechanically weed osier willows

Besides weeding vegetable beds at produce farms, the Oz robot also efficiently tackles the weeding of less common crops. Patrick and Séverine, his wife, own osier willow farm Osier de Gué-Droit in the Lys Valley of the Paris basin.  They talk about their passion for osier and explain how Oz entered their lives.  The Osier de Gué-Droit willow farm