Agriculture Nutrients News

  • EU Nitrogen Expert Panel presented to the European Parliament

    The “Forum on Fertilizers and Nutrients for Growth” took place in the European Parliament on the 9 December 2014. The meeting was chaired by Julie Girling (ECR, UK) alongside Vice-chairs Peter Jahr (EPP, Germany) and Jan Huitema (ALDE, the Netherlands) who together managed and contributed to a lively debate. Pierre Bascou, Director, DG Agriculture and Rural Affairs and member of the ...


    By Fertilizers Europe

  • Nitrogen fixation conference

    Registrations are now open for the 17th Australian Nitrogen Fixation Conference which will be held in South Australia from September 28 to October 2 this year. The conference will bring together Australian and international delegates with an interest in biological nitrogen (N) fixation. Co-hosted by the Australian Society for Nitrogen Fixation, the University of Adelaide and the SA Research and ...

  • Dangerous nitrogen pollution could be halved

    The most important fertilizer for producing food is, at the same time, one of the most important risks for human health: nitrogen. Chemical compounds containing reactive nitrogen are major drivers of air and water pollution worldwide, and hence of diseases like asthma or cancer. If no action is taken, nitrogen pollution could rise by 20 percent by 2050 in a middle-of-the-road scenario, according ...

  • Environmental Operating Solutions, Inc. Completes $3.5 Million Financing

    New investors to contribute significant expertise in the agriculture and wastewater utility sectors.  BOURNE, Mass., - Environmental Operating Solutions, Inc. (EOSi) announced today that it had completed a $3.5 million venture capital financing to support the company"s growth.  Existing investor Stuart Mill Venture Partners was joined by new institutional investors MidPoint Food & ...

  • Ship wastewater discharges cause minor though not insignificant nutrient input in the Baltic Sea

    According to a survey carried out by VTT, ship wastewater discharges have a minor impact on the state of the Baltic Sea. However, the impact is not insignificant as the nutrients entering the sea with unprocessed wastewater from ships accelerate algae growth. A much more prominent source of nitrogen is ship exhaust gases. The largest nutrient inputs into the Baltic Sea are caused by agriculture ...


    By ScienceDaily

  • Nitrogen applied

    Combating soil erosion is a primary concern for agricultural producers in the United States, and many have incorporated conservation tillage systems in their effort to maintain a profitable crop output. Cover crops are an important tool in this cycle, and while it is known that using nitrogen fertilizers can increase these crops biomass, the resulting levels of nitrogen for the following cash ...

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