All Blog Posts about ‘Waste to Fertilizer’

Manure Better than Inorganic Fertilizer, According to New Study

This article was co-authored by:

Nick Reckinger
Organic Fertilizer Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Manure Fertilizer (Fertiliser) Study

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 →

 

Sustainability in Industry: Nutrient Recovery from Wastewater

This article was co-authored by:

Nick Reckinger
Organic Fertilizer Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Nutrient Recovery from Wastewater

The looming threat of environmental contamination, climate change, and a growing need for raw materials has given way to a new age in how the world views and manages waste. As the population puts a strain on existing resources, never before has it been more Continue reading →

 

Ruling on Biosolids Makes Progress for Municipalities

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Nick Reckinger
Organic Fertilizer Expert

Biosolids Ruling Makes Progress for Municipalities

In a landmark ruling, the City of Los Angeles will be able to continue utilizing biosolids as a fertilizer and soil amendment on Kern County Farms. Application of biosolids on Kern County farmland was banned in 2006, when a Kern County voter initiative was passed. Continue reading →

 

Granulation: A Solution to Chicken Manure Management Woes

This article was co-authored by:

Nick Reckinger
Organic Fertilizer Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Chicken Manure Granulation

In order to feed a growing population, farms across the U.S. and around the globe continue to move toward large-scale, concentrated operations over small farms, with chicken farms being no exception. But with concentrated farming operations and increased production comes a challenge: what to do Continue reading →

 

The Future of Farming: An Integrated Approach to Manure Management

This article was co-authored by:

Nick Reckinger
Organic Fertilizer Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Integrated Approach to Manure Management

As large farms become the future of agriculture, the need for sustainable solutions in managing manure is becoming an ever-increasing focus. However, while large farms are learning to deal with the amount of manure they produce, significant opportunity lies in processing manure to produce products Continue reading →

 

Sources and Opportunities in Organic Waste Transformation

This article was co-authored by:

Nick Reckinger
Organic Fertilizer Expert

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Sources and Opportunities in Organic Waste Transformation

It is an undisputed fact that the world population is growing and has, in fact, topped 7 billion people. Feeding those 7 billion people is a massive challenge for the infrastructure of every nation on our planet, with everything from finding sufficient land on which Continue reading →

 

Manure: The Solution to A World of Depleted Soils

This article was co-authored by:

Nick Reckinger
Organic Fertilizer Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Manure: The Solution to a World of Depleted Soils

In the past, the mentality surrounding fertilizers seemed to be the more, the better. But after decades of over application and continued research into nutrient management, long-term use of synthetic fertilizers in excess has shown to be detrimental to overall soil health. A growing problem Continue reading →

 

Opportunities for Improved Disposal of Biosolids

This article was co-authored by:

Nick Reckinger
Organic Fertilizer Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Biosolids Processing

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 →

 

Mitigating the Cost of Manure Through Organics Granulation

This article was co-authored by:

Nick Reckinger
Organic Fertilizer Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Organic Fertilizer (Fertiliser) Granules

You’ve probably seen the dairy ads on television, where talking cows rhapsodize on the joy of being part of the family, or lean over the top of a wooden fence for a chat, with gorgeous green grass beneath their feet. The scenes are bucolic and 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 →

 


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