Controlled Release Fertilizer News

  • First of its Kind Economic Report Shows Fertilizer Industry Supports More than a Half Million U.S. Jobs

    Fertilizers are well known for their contribution to the world’s food supply, but until now, the economic value and jobs provided by the fertilizer industry have not been known. The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) is proud to announce the release of a first of its kind economic impact study that quantifies the fertilizer industry’s contribution to the U.S. economy and at the state and ...

  • J. R. Simplot Company increases production of controlled release fertilizer coating

    The J. R. Simplot Company has increased the availability of its controlled release fertilizer coating GAL-XEONE™ in conjunction with newly expanded operations in Florida. All polymer coated products contained within the BEST and APEX product lines will be converted to GAL-XEONE coating in the next several months. Simplot first introduced GAL-XEONE polymer coating capabilities in 2013, and ...


    By J.R. Simplot Company

  • 1980-2014: U.S. Corn Production More than Doubles; While Fertilizer Use Remains Almost Level

    The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) announced today that between 1980 and 2014, U.S. farmers more than doubled corn production using just under six percent more fertilizer nutrients than were used in 1980.  The announcement is based on fertilizer application rate data released today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).   ...

  • 6th Annual Global Jatrophaworld Training Programme Final Agenda Released

    The Biodiesel Business Academy, the training portal of Centre for Jatropha Promotion & Biodiesel (CJP) , announced that the main agenda for the 6th Annual Global Jatrophaworld Training Programme has been finalized, unveiling that the CJP’s scientists/ experts will be discussing the latest advances in nonfood Biodiesel commercialization, research and finance at the industry’s only ...


    By Advanced Biofuel Center

  • Hanfeng Evergreen to Present at Oppenheimer & Co.'s 5th Annual China Dragon Conference

    Hanfeng Evergreen Inc. (Hanfeng) (TSX: HF), a leading provider of value-add fertilizers in China and South East Asia, today announced that Niral Merchant, Hanfeng's Chief Financial Officer, and Loudon Owen, Chairman of Hanfeng will be presenting at Oppenheimer & Co.'s fifth annual China Dragon Conference being held today in New York City. About Hanfeng Evergreen Inc. ...


    By Marketwire

  • UBC researcher wins manning innovation award for waste to fertilizer technology

    The University of British Columbia's Dr. Donald S. Mavinic, a world expert in wastewater treatment, is to receive one of Canada's most distinguished innovation awards, the Ernest C. Manning Awards Foundation has announced. Mavinic, a civil engineering professor and entrepreneur, will receive the $25,000 Dave Mitchell Award of Distinction for developing a unique technology to turn pipe-clogging ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Hanfeng to Present at Canaccord Adams' 30th Annual Global Growth Conference

    TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 08/10/10 -- Hanfeng Evergreen Inc. ("Hanfeng" or the "Company") (TSX: HF) a leading producer of slow and controlled release fertilizers in China, announced today that Paul Begin, Chief Financial Officer of Hanfeng will be presenting at Canaccord Adams 30th Annual Global Growth Conference to be held August 10-12, 2010, in Boston, Massachusetts. A webcast of ...


    By Marketwire

  • Hanfeng Reacquires Sulphur Coated Urea Subsidiary from Agrium

    TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 07/16/10 -- Hanfeng Evergreen Inc. ("Hanfeng" or the "Company") (TSX: HF) a leading producer of slow and controlled release fertilizers in China, announced today that Hanfeng and Agrium Inc. (Agrium) have agreed that Hanfeng will purchase Agrium's ownership in Hanfeng's subsidiary responsible for developing Sulphur Coated Urea ("SCU"), known as Hanfeng Slow ...


    By Marketwire

  • Hanfeng and FBSciences Strengthen Exclusive Agreement for Carbon Power(R)

    --Term Extended to Five Years----Exclusive Sales Area Expanded Beyond China and SE Asia to Include Japan and Korea--TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 06/28/10 -- Hanfeng Evergreen Inc. ("Hanfeng" or the "Company") (TSX: HF), a leading producer of slow and controlled release fertilizers (SCR) in China, announced today that it has expanded its exclusive sales and distribution agreement (the ...


    By Marketwire

  • Slow money`s second national gathering

    Slow Money… It"s not an "ISM" (as in capitalism, socialism, consumerism, market fundamentalism…). But it is a new way of connecting investors to local food systems, catalyzing new forms of social investing and philanthropy for the 21st century. Join the emerging network of investors, donors, entrepreneurs, farmers, and activists who are giving birth to the nurture capital industry. ...

  • Fertile ground santa fe reporter

    By Lucas Conley It didn’t take an MBA to identify the bottleneck in Kenneth Baltz’ supply chain. “His entire supply of eggs would be sold out within two hours of opening the Farmers Market,” Sarah Noss, the executive director of the Santa Fe Farmers Market Institute, recalls. “Then he’d just have to sit there for the rest of the day.” Baltz needed ...


    By MIOX Corporation

  • Fertilizers – a growing threat to sea life

    A rise in carbon emissions is not the only threat to the planet. Changes to the nitrogen cycle, caused in large part by the widespread use of fertilizers, are also damaging both water quality and aquatic life. These concerns are highlighted by Professor Grace Brush, from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, USA, in her historical review1 of landscape changes around Chesapeake Bay, a large ...


    By Springer

  • Microbe diet key to carbon dioxide release

    As microbes in the soil break down fallen plant matter, a diet 'balanced' in nutrients appears to help control soil fertility and the normal release of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. When plants drop their leaves, stems and twigs, this organic matter slowly becomes part of the soil as a result of decomposition, which is facilitated by bacteria and other microbes. This ...

  • Glomalin is key to locking up soil carbon

    A soil constituent known as glomalin provides a secure vault for the world's soil carbon. That’s according to Kristine Nichols, a microbiologist at the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Northern Great Plains Research Laboratory in Mandan, N.D. Glomalin is a sticky substance secreted by threadlike fungal structures called hyphae that funnel nutrients and water to plant roots. Glomalin acts like ...

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