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Farm Bill Supports Nutrient Management Efforts

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

After passing through the Senate in an 87-to-13 vote and the House in a 386-to-47 vote, the long-awaited and highly anticipated 2018 Farm Bill was signed into law by President Trump on December 20, 2018. The legislation, titled The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, governs Continue reading →

 

2018 Year in Review

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

2018-Highlights

Just as with years past, 2018 flew by with a flurry of activity across industries. As we look on to what 2019 will bring, let’s review some of the highlights from the year. 2018 FEECO Updates Industry Gatherings & Publications The Powder Show This year, Continue reading →

 

Hurricane Matthew Brings Manure Lagoon Issues to Light – Again

This article was co-authored by:

Nick Reckinger
Organic Fertilizer Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Manure Lagoon

Not unlike the hurricanes before it, Hurricane Matthew has again brought the issues surrounding manure lagoons to light in the wake of the country’s most recent natural disaster. Lagoons are large, open-air storage pits for manure, now the norm at most intensive animal farming operations Continue reading →

 

FEECO to Exhibit at Fertilizer Latino Americano 2016

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

FEECO in the News

FEECO was founded in 1951 as the Fertilizer Engineering and Equipment Company. We sought to bring better equipment and process solutions to the fertilizer industry, and quickly became experts in granulation. Today, FEECO continues to be an industry leader in fertilizer equipment manufacturing and process Continue reading →

 

The Power of Data Tracking in a Process Setting

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Craig Peppin
Service & Lab Manager

Data Tracking in a Process Setting

Tracking data in a process setting may seem like a mundane feat, but the ability to assess and adjust variables is critical during process development and optimization stages. Tracking and adjusting process variables can bring unparalleled fluidity and efficiency, ultimately allowing us to improve the Continue reading →

 

2014 in Review: A Year of Material Processing

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

2014 Highlights

At FEECO, we use our blog to keep our readers up to date on what’s happening in their industries, and educate them on the questions they ask most. We strive to bring our readers what matters most to them: information they can use. This year Continue reading →

 

Rotary Dryer Design 101: Defining Your Material Part 5 – Material Limitations

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Dryer Design 101 - Material Limitations

Rotary dryers are used across nearly every industry that requires the drying of bulk solids, be it for producing a product for consumer use, serving as an intermediary step in a larger process, or producing an industrial product that will maintain its integrity throughout its Continue reading →

 

Rotary Dryer Design 101: Defining Your Material Part 4 – Heat Transfer

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Counter Current Rotary Dryer Design

Several material characteristics must be included in the design of a rotary dryer that operates efficiently and reliably. In addition to a material’s specific heat, its heat transfer properties must also be taken into account during the dryer sizing and design process. Material Specifications: Heat Continue reading →

 

Rotary Dryer Design 101: Defining Your Material Part 3 – Specific Heat

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Dryer Design 101: Specific Heat

Rotary dryers are the backbone of many industrial processes, ensuring bulk solids are properly and efficiently dried to produce a product ready for market or subsequent processing. The design and sizing of a rotary dryer is engineered around the characteristics of the material to be Continue reading →

 

Rotary Dryer Design 101: Defining Your Material Part 2 – Bulk Density

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Dryer Design Series - Defining Your Material Part 2: Bulk Density

Rotary dryers are an essential tool throughout a variety of industries, expertly drying bulk solids to meet the requirements of an intended application. Rotary dryers perform best when they are engineered around the specifications of the project at hand – a process that starts by Continue reading →