TOPIC PAGE: Sustainability in the Fertilizer Industry


US Mosaic and BioConsortia Expand Collaboration to Microbial Biostimulant
By Mark Milam June 14, 2022 HOUSTON (ICIS) – US fertilizer producer Mosaic and BioConsortia have reached a new agreement to distribute BioConsortia’s new microbial biostimulant in Asia.

IMO considers the Mediterranean Sea area for the control of sulfur oxide emissions
By Morgan Condon Jun 14 22 2:47 PM LONDON (ICIS) – The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has designated the entire Mediterranean Sea as an emission control area, the UN agency announced on Tuesday.

Canada’s Soilgenic Launches New Improved Efficacy Fertilizer Technology for Retail
By Erica Sesay 13-Jun-22 17:06 LONDON (ICIS)–Soilgenic Technologies of Canada has announced the development of the second generation of its Enhanced Efficacy Fertilizer (EEF) formulations for the retail market.

Austrian Borealis aims to produce 1.8 million tonnes/year of circular products by 2030
By Jonathan Lopez 10-Jun-22 09:25 MADRID (ICIS)–The company, which recently announced the divestiture of its emissions-intensive fertilizer division, also said it aims to more than halve its Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to less than 2 million tonnes/year by 2030, down from 5.1 million tonnes of emissions in 2019.

European Parliament rejects carbon market reform proposal
By Jonathan Lopez 09-Jun-22 10:15 MADRID (ICIS)–The proposal to reform the EU’s emissions trading system (ETS) has not been adopted by the European Parliament (EP) Wednesday, dealing a blow to the 27-nation bloc’s ambitious emissions policy.

IFA ’22: Southern Africa sees bio-fertilizers as a sustainable and cheaper option
By Erica Sesay May 31 22 10:05 AM VIENNA (CIHI) – The agricultural industry in southern Africa is looking more to improve the efficiency of bio-fertilizers, as high costs make chemical fertilizers less accessible to farmers, says a producer.

IFA ’22: Indian farmers will struggle to adopt specialist fertilizers – producer
By Erica Sesay May 31 22 12:48 PM VIENNA (ICIS) – Farmers in India will find it difficult to ditch traditional chemical fertilizers and adopt newer, more sustainable products, a grower says on the sidelines of the annual meeting of the International Fertilizer Association (IFA). conference in Vienna.

Canadian Nutrien Plans to Build World’s Largest Clean Ammonia Facility in Louisiana
By Mark Milam May 18 22 11:31 PM HOUSTON (CIHI) – Canadian fertilizer producer Nutrien has announced that it is evaluating Geismar, Louisiana, as a site to build the world’s largest clean ammonia facility, which it says it could reach a production of 1.2 million tons/year.

Japanese JGC Holdings awards green ammonia plant contract to KBR
By Jonathan Lopez 11-May-22 16:50 MADRID (ICIS) – KBR will license its green ammonia technology and provide basic engineering for JGC Holdings’ new plant in Japan, the American services company announced on Wednesday engineering.

US ReMo Energy launches green ammonia product to address fertilizer cost and climate change
By Mark Milam May 10 22 11:03 PM HOUSTON (ICIS) – US company ReMo Energy has announced the launch of its first commercial product, a renewable fertilizer it says addresses the combined challenges of high fertilizer costs and climate change .

Norwegian Company Yara Evaluates Potential IPO of Yara Clean Ammonia Unit on Oslo Stock Exchange
By Nurluqman Suratman May 04, 2022 SINGAPORE (ICIS) – Yara is evaluating a possible initial public offering (IPO) of its Yara Clean Ammonia (YCA) business on the Oslo Stock Exchange, the Norwegian fertilizer giant announced on Wednesday.

Government of Saskatchewan Extends 4R Nutrient Stewardship Agreement for Three Years
By Mark Milam Apr 29 22 5:25 PM HOUSTON (CIHI) – The Government of Saskatchewan announced that it has re-signed a 2016 Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) with Fertilizer Canada to continue its 4R Nutrient Stewardship efforts in the province for three more years.

Anuvia Plant Nutrients Obtains Funding to Expand U.S. Sustainable Fertilizer Production
By Mark Milam Apr 27 22 19:57 HOUSTON (ICIS) – Fertilizer maker Anuvia Plant Nutrients announced that it has raised $65.5 million to expand production capacity at its US-based manufacturing facility. States and expand the marketing of its biosourced fertilizers.

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