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 →

 

Phosphate Rock Conditioning Drum

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Phosphate Rock Conditioning Drum

Customer: Proprietary Plant Location: Proprietary Industry: Mining Major Equipment: Conditioning Drum Material Handled: Phosphate Rock Engineer: FEECO International, Inc. Process: FEECO provided a conditioning drum for use at a phosphate mining site. The drum was used in a proprietary process in the beneficiation of phosphate Continue reading →

 

DAP & MAP Rotary Dryer

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DAP MAP Rotary Drum Dryer being loaded

Customer: Proprietary Plant Location: Proprietary Industry: Fertilizer Major Equipment: Rotary Drum Dryer Material Handled: Diammonium Phosphate (DAP) Engineer: FEECO International, Inc. Process: FEECO provided this 12’ x 90’ diameter rotary drum dryer for use in the production of Diammonium Phosphate (DAP) and Monoammonium Phosphate (MAP). Continue reading →

 

Chicken Litter to Fertilizer

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Chicken Litter Pan Pelletizer

  Customer: Proprietary Plant Location: Southeastern U.S.A. Industry: Agriculture Major Equipment: Rockwell Control System, Disc Pelletizer, Chain Mill Material Handled: Chicken Litter Engineer: FEECO International Process: A large agri-business working in broiler production was facing an issue: chicken litter from their growing farms was making 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 →

 

Bio-Fertilizer Processing

This article was authored by:

Stephanie Balza
Customer Support Specialist

Customer: Premium Standard Farms Plant Location: Missouri, U.S.A. Industry: Agriculture Major Equipment: Paddle Mixer, Rotary Drum Dryer, Product Classification and Recycle Circuit, Material and Gas Handling, Product Storage and Truck Load-out System, Emission Control Technology (ammonia, acid gas, and VOC removal), Plant Controls Material Handled: Continue reading →