Providing tools for a herbicide-free world.
Advanced power electrophysics for clean weed control
Electroherb™: the non-chemical crop protection alternative
Advanced power electrophysics for clean weed control
Providing tools for a herbicide-free world.
Advanced power electrophysics for clean weed control
Electroherb™: the non-chemical crop protection alternative
Advanced power electrophysics for clean weed control
Providing tools for a herbicide-free world.
Advanced power electrophysics for clean weed control
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Latest News – Hazelnut

Latest News - Hazelnut

A researcher from the American University of Oregon State (OSU), in partnership with hazelnut and blueberry producers, is testing the Brazilian technology of electric weeding from Zasso Group. This less environmentally invasive way of controlling weeds has been gaining strength in Europe and is now starting to be disseminated in the US as well.

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Zasso Latest News – Orchards

Zasso Latest News - Orchards

The maintenance of the tree strips aims to reduce competition for water and nutrients from weeds, as well as minimize mice damages. For this purpose, fruit growers mainly used foliar and soil herbicides. However, the use of herbicides is coming under increasing pressure, because only a small selection of herbicides is still available. The control and approval authorities are tightening the rules for the use of herbicides or banning them. The use of glyphosate in particular is controversial and is being questioned. In the past 16 years, the number of active ingredients has commonly used has fallen by 37%.

The transition towards herbicide-free fruit crops in the EU is already in full swing. Especially for growers, it is becoming increasingly difficult to estimate which herbicides can still be used in the future. Read more in the full content below:

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Latest News: Zasso Group takes another international certification

Zasso Group wins another certification, is the certificate of international compatibility Agricultural Industry Electronics Foundation (AEF) to the wireless system of control and monitoring of power modules of the third generation of the brand, Kratos. This low-cost and totally wireless system is part of Zasso’s electric weeding platforms (Dionysus, Thor, Tupa, and Zeus). The achievement is awarded by an independent organization founded by eight international agricultural equipment manufacturers and three associations, along with 200 other members. Read more below in our Latest News.

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Positive electric weeding tests in vineyards validated by French Wine Institute (IFV)

Zasso concluded its first independent validation of the XPS electric weeding solution in vineyards. Results from the French Wine Institute showed 80% weed control efficacy under optimal conditions, statistically similar effectiveness to chemical weeding, Integrity of vine respected, and no negative effect of electric weeding seen on earthworm population. Read the complete result in the Press Release below.

Positive preliminary XPS electric weeding tests in Apple tree orchards

Zasso is pleased to report very positive preliminary electric weeding results in Apple tree orchards, following a full year of efficiency tests with CTIFL, the leading Interprofessional Technical Centre for Fruit and Vegetables in France. CTIFL’s report states that the XPS represented a suitable alternative to conventional, chemical weed control practices or to other alternative practices.

CNH Industrial N.V. becomes a minority shareholder of Zasso Group AG

Today, we are proud to announce that CNH Industrial, a world leading supplier to the agricultural markets, has acquired a minority stake in Zasso Group AG. This transaction, a vote of confidence on the quality and potential of our company, brings us four fundamental benefits: 1) a gain in legitimacy, 2) increased distribution capability, 3) greater funding for development and 4) a continuation of our independence. It strengthens significantly our ability to play a leading role in the transition towards a herbicide-free world.

For further information, read the press release at CNHi Post.

Statement Zasso™ 2020

A viable world? With social responsibility? Environmental sustainability? You are not alone! Zasso™ is working every day to propose a better world, a world free of herbicides. The future is the one we create. Find out more about what inspires us in our new Statement video.

With the use of controlled and high-powered electrical discharges, Zasso’s™ technology allows the destruction of plants to the root, with an effect that lasts longer, comparable to that obtained with conventional agrochemicals. Click here to learn more about the technology Electroherb™

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