All Blog Posts about ‘Fertilizer System’

Legislation Could Open Doors for Biogas and Nutrient Recovery Systems

This article was co-authored by:

Nick Reckinger
Organic Fertilizer Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

The recent introduction of the Agriculture Environmental Stewardship Act of 2017 could mean big changes are ahead for the agriculture industry. The bill, which would incentivize the development of biogas and manure nutrient recovery systems, was proposed by Congressman Ron Kind, D-Wisconsin, and Tom Reed, Continue reading →

 

Near Record Algae Bloom in Lake Erie Draws Attention to Fertilizer Runoff

This article was co-authored by:

Nick Reckinger
Organic Fertilizer Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

High levels of rainfall this spring have researchers worried over the resulting toxic algae bloom in Lake Erie, with experts anticipating a significant bloom for this season. Algae blooms, largely a result of nutrient runoff, cause dead zones in waterways – low oxygen areas that Continue reading →

 

US Nitrogen Fertilizer Market On the Rise

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

As one of the key nutrients required for plant growth, nitrogen is essential to life on Earth. It plays a critical role in crop production and ultimately, producing food for the Earth’s inhabitants, particularly as the world looks to feed an exponentially growing population. One Continue reading →

 

FEECO to Present at 2016 IFDC Granular Fertilizers Production Workshop

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

FEECO Process Sales Engineer, Shane Le Capitaine, will be presenting at the IFDC’s Granular Fertilizers Production Workshop in Bangkok, Thailand November 7-11, 2016 at the Royal Benja Hotel. The workshop focuses on the technologies and methods used in granular fertilizer production, and examines the specialized Continue reading →

 

Opportunities for Improved Disposal of Biosolids

This article was co-authored by:

Nick Reckinger
Organic Fertilizer Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Sewage sludge is the product left over after sewage has been treated at a wastewater treatment plant. At the treatment plant, wastewater undergoes a complex process involving a variety of steps used to treat and clarify the wastewater so it can safely re-enter the environment. Continue reading →

 

From Raw Manure to Dry Granules

This article was authored by:

Nick Reckinger
Organic Fertilizer Expert

Raw Manure to Dry Granules

The use of manure granulation is a unique and beneficial opportunity for the agricultural industry. While many farmers use untreated manure to fertilize their soil, there are drawbacks to this practice. For example, manure that is not pelletized is difficult and costly to transport. Additionally, Continue reading →

 

Dairy waste research wins 2010 Outstanding Thesis Award at UW Green Bay

This article was authored by:

Stephanie Balza
Customer Support Specialist

FEECO International

Graduate student Annette Pelegrin of Pulaski is this year’s winner of the UW-Green Bay Outstanding Thesis Award. Pelegrin will receive her master’s degree in May in Environmental Science and Policy. Her thesis, “Technical and Economic Feasibility of Solid-liquid Separation for Digested Dairy Manure with Polymer Continue reading →

 

Brown County Waste Transformation Project (BCWTI)

This article was authored by:

Nick Reckinger
Organic Fertilizer Expert

FEECO International

The Brown County Waste Transformation Project (BCWTP) is a feasibility study to find economic and environmental solutions for farmers and industries that land apply wait. Agriculture is a $3 billion a year industry in Brown County which provides jobs for 10 percent of the workforce Continue reading →