Sustainable Phosphorus Alliance blog

Featured Member: Arva Intelligence

Texas-based Arva Intelligence’s AI-driven data platform connects growers and their advisors to buyers in environmental markets and provides recommendations to maximize farm-field profit while quantifying the environmental value of farmed

Phosphorus Week Press Release

Sustainable Phosphorus Alliance and STEPS Center announce Phosphorus Week 2024 For release on March 21st, 2024 Monday, April 8th kicks off the 15th week of the year, which the Sustainable

How Much Phosphorus is Needed to Reach Maximum Corn Grain Yield?

By Chad Penn, Soil Scientist at National Soil Erosion Research Laboratory (USDA) and Adjunct Professor at Purdue University Because of the “sticky” nature of phosphorus (P) to soils and variability

Sackett v. EPA: Wetlands Aren’t “Waters”

By Anna-Maria Marshall, Associate Professor of Sociology and Law at University of Illinois Michael and Chantell Sackett were developers who bought a piece of “soggy” property in Idaho near Priest

Forecasting, Prioritizing Hypoxia & HABs Risks and Remediating Them

By Frank Slovenec Co-Executive Director, Global Water Works 2022 was a significant year for the recognition of HABs and the directive to develop processes that will predict and remediate them.

Holistic Drinking Water Quality Using Less Phosphorus

By Dave Linville, Vice President and General Manager, AquaSmart, Inc. Throughout human history, lead pipes have been used to carry drinking water. In the US, it wasn’t until the 1980s

Featured Member: AquaSmart

Atlanta-based AquaSmart offers a unique water treatment additive made from 100% food-grade ingredients that continuously keeps ortho-phosphate and polyphosphate in equilibrium, but without forming a layer of mineral scale inside

Re-Nuble: Rethinking the Upcycling Narrative

By Tinia Pina, Founder and CEO at Re-Nuble As circular innovations and upcycled waste business models continue to give us hope that we can produce food and other goods using

Opportunities for Phosphates Industry Sustainability

By Dr. Karl Wyant, Director of Agronomy at Nutrien Opportunity for Industry Action Phosphorus sustainability has several key challenges, both on the mining and manufacturing front and extending through to

Featured Member: Nutrien

Saskatchewan-based Nutrien produces and distributes potash, nitrogen and phosphate products for agricultural, industrial and feed customers world-wide and operates an agriculture retail network that services grower accounts. How big is

Phosphorus Sustainability Perspectives from Phosphates 2022

By Jacob L. Jones of North Carolina State University The CRU Phosphates 2022 Conference & Exhibition was held in Tampa, Florida, from March 7-9, 2022. This was the first CRU

PTraM Wins $750K to Study P Dynamics in Tile Drained Landscapes

By Matt Scholz of the Sustainable Phosphorus Alliance Members of the Alliance’s P transport modeling (PTraM) group recently won a $750,000 applied research grant through the USDA-NIFA-AFRI foundational funding program.