All Blog Posts about ‘Fertilizer Granulation’

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 →

 

Question of the Week: How do Hammer Mills Work?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

How do Hammer Mills Work

Hammer mills are a type of size reduction equipment, used to break down oversized granular materials. Breaking down oversize material helps to reach ideal particle size distribution for feedstock. FEECO hammer mills use a central rotating shaft, with several ‘hammers’ attached to the pivots on 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 →

 

Photo of the Week: Raw Manure Lab Test

This article was co-authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Nick Reckinger
Organic Fertilizer Expert

A raw manure sample from FEECO's lab.

This week’s photo comes directly from FEECO’s state-of-the-art lab. A technician is examining a manure sample while a conveyor transports it throughout the testing process. The equipment in FEECO’s lab can be configured to convert raw organic samples, be it cattle manure, poultry litter, hog Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What are the benefits of organics granulation?

This article was co-authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Nick Reckinger
Organic Fertilizer Expert

Organics Granulation

Organics granulation is a sustainable way to aid in nutrient management and the prevention of run-off. It is particularly beneficial to the agriculture industry, because it transforms a waste that would otherwise incur waste management costs and potentially result in harmful run-off due to over Continue reading →

 

FEECO to Present at AIChE Conference

This article was co-authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

FEECO In the News: AICHE

FEECO was founded in 1951 to serve the fertilizer industry with enhanced equipment and process solutions. Since then, we’ve become experts in both organic and inorganic fertilizer granulation technology, custom designing and manufacturing single pieces of equipment in addition to complete turnkey systems. From NPK Continue reading →

 

Hammer Mills: A Reliable Solution for Particle Size Reduction

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

A FEECO Hammer Mill.

Agglomeration processes often rely on the ability to break down oversize material, in order to reach ideal particle size distribution for feedstock, or to put oversize product back into the process as recycle. In order to break down oversize product, size reduction equipment is employed, Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Organics Granulation Lab

This article was co-authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Nick Reckinger
Organic Fertilizer Expert

Organic Waste Testing

This week’s photo comes from FEECO’s lab testing center, where an organic material is being fed to a paddle mixer. Organic materials often fall into one of two categories: low moisture (<30% water) or high moisture (>60% water). As a general rule of thumb, low 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 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 →

 

Photo of the Week: Processed Dairy Manure

This article was co-authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Nick Reckinger
Organic Fertilizer Expert

Granulated Cattle Manure

Our photo this week shows granulated cattle manure. FEECO’s organics granulation system transformed the dewatered dairy manure into dry granules, as seen in the photo. FEECO’s granulation systems are the ideal solution for turning organic waste into a valuable product. Fertilizer granules from organic materials Continue reading →