All Blog Posts about ‘Granulation’

Photo of the Week: Granulation Drum

This article was co-authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Granulator

This week’s photo is a granulation drum inside the FEECO manufacturing facility. Granulation drums, or granulators, are commonly used to process fertilizer. When the drum rotates, fertilizer granules tumble along the interior of the drum, creating an agglomerated, uniform shape. FEECO custom designs granulation drums 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 →

 

Granulation Opens Opportunities in Precision Agriculture

This article was authored by:

Nick Reckinger
Organic Fertilizer Expert

Granulation in Precision Agriculture

Agriculture’s origins may date as far back as 10,000 years ago, but that doesn’t mean progress or change in this vital industry has stalled. In fact, increases in worldwide food production demands are creating the need for new solutions in the agriculture industry. Many of Continue reading →

 

Need for Sulfur Granulation Equipment on the Rise

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Sulfur granules

The Need for Sulfur Sulfur is a naturally occurring element, required by all living things for healthy growth. An essential plant micronutrient, sulfur is essential for metabolism. Sulfur deficiencies can result in a number of ailments, including chlorosis, stunting of growth, spotting on leaves, as Continue reading →

 

The IFDC: Helping Developing Countries Help Themselves

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Nick Reckinger
Organic Fertilizer Expert

World Map

The world’s population is expected to be eight billion by 2030, so it will become increasingly more important to use fertilizer to ensure an adequate food supply for the global population. One of the organizations working to improve self-sufficiency and reduce hunger and poverty is Continue reading →

 

Desalination Sludge Results in Useful Material

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Two innovative companies are working together, as Feeco International works with a company in Australia to solve a Soda Ash material problem. This company has developed processes that reuse the once unusable sludge resulting from desalination. Desalination is the process by which salt is removed Continue reading →

 

Brown County Waste Transformation Project (BCWTI)

This article was authored by:

Nick Reckinger
Organic Fertilizer Expert

FEECO International

The Brown County Waste Transformation Project (BCWTP) is a feasibility study to find economic and environmental solutions for farmers and industries that land apply wait. Agriculture is a $3 billion a year industry in Brown County which provides jobs for 10 percent of the workforce Continue reading →