All Blog Posts about ‘Fertilizer Granulation’

Manure Better than Inorganic Fertilizer, According to New Study

This article was co-authored by:

Nick Reckinger
Organic Fertilizer Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

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A landmark study conducted by the University of Wisconsin-Madison has shown manure to provide better results in terms of crop yield and soil quality compared to the use of inorganic fertilizers. The study, Response of Soil Organic Carbon, pH, Electrical Conductivity, and Water Stable Aggregates Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Ammonium Sulfate Granules

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Ammonium Sulfate Granules

This week’s photo illustrates ammonium sulfate granules. FEECO offers comprehensive process solutions for the production of ammonium sulfate using a pipe reactor, a process which produces a premium, round granule.   How does granulation with a pipe reactor work? The pipe reactor is integrated into Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Presentation on the Preconditioning Options for Manure

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Resource of the Week: Slideshare Presentation on Preconditioning Organics for Granulation

This week’s highlighted resource is a Slideshare presentation on the preconditioning options for manure. Many large-scale farming operations are turning to on-farm granulation to maximize their available nutrients and resolve waste handling challenges. Preconditioning is an important part of this process. This Slideshare presentation looks Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Profile on a Fertilizer Granulation Plant

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Resource of the Week: Project Profile on a Fertilizer Granulation Pilot Plant

This week’s highlighted resource is a project profile on a fertilizer granulation pilot plant. Pilot plants for fertilizer granulation are becoming ever-more popular as the industry looks to develop more customized nutrient products. This project profile highlights a granulation pilot plant FEECO provided to a Continue reading →

 

Systems for Granular Fertilizer and Soil Amendment Production

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Granular Fertilizer and Soil Amendment Equipment and Product

Just as there is significant diversity among granular fertilizer and soil amendment products, there are many ways in which these products can be produced. Whether producing a single nutrient product, a multi-nutrient complex fertilizer, organic-based fertilizer, or soil amendment, the process configuration for a given Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Brochure on Pipe Reactors

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Resource of the Week: Pipe Reactor Brochure

This week’s highlighted resource is a brochure on pipe reactors. Pipe reactors are utilized in the production of some fertilizers. An acid-base reaction vessel, a pipe reactor allows the heat of the reaction to be captured and utilized to reduce the moisture content of the Continue reading →

 

Processing Phosphates for Use in the Fertilizer Industry

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Processing Phosphates for Use in Fertilizers

Phosphorus is a vital component to the health of plants, assisting in many biological processes that help to create strong stems and roots, aid in resistance to disease, and create a more productive plant overall. Phosphorus is derived from phosphate rock, deposits of which are Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Slideshare on the Benefits of Manure Granulation

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Resource of the Week: Manure Granulation Benefits Slideshare Presentation

This week’s highlighted resource is a Slideshare presentation on the benefits of manure granulation. The granulation of manure is being explored more and more as a way to alleviate nutrient runoff issues while improving on-farm economics for growers. The Benefits of Granulating Manure explores the Continue reading →

 

Complex Fertilizers Outperform Blends in Uniform Nutrient Distribution

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Complex Fertilizers Offer Uniform Nutrient Distribution

When it comes to solid fertilizers, growers are often faced with the choice between complex fertilizers and fertilizer blends. While fertilizer blends have long been the industry standard simply because they were the only multi-nutrient option available, complex fertilizers have become the preferred choice in Continue reading →

 

Soil Amendments and Conditioners Vital in Soil Restoration

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Soil Amendments and Conditioners Vital in Soil Restoration

Soil health has become a topic of increasing importance in recent years as scientists call for action around restoring the world’s deteriorating soils. Soils around the globe have become depleted of the materials necessary to promote a flourishing soil environment and the subsequent nutritious crops Continue reading →