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Organic agriculture and circular economy

The circular economy, a long-known principle In 1966, Kenneth Boulding, an American economist and philosopher, introduced in his thesis ”The Economics of the…

Solugen 19/04/2021

GREENHOUSE GASES, SOLUGEN'S CONTRIBUTION TO THE REDUCTION OF EMISSIONS

Some numbers to start Between 2005 and 2016, global GHG emissions increased by 19.3%, from 38,679 to 46,141 megatons of carbon dioxide equivalent (Mt CO2 eq). In…

Solugen 16/03/2021

Towards the optimization of phosphorus use in agriculture

A few figures According to some researchers, by 2030 the planet would produce some 5 billion tons of excrement each year, most of which would be attributable to…

Solugen 12/02/2021

Circular economy, a hot topic

Circular economy, a hot topic The Quebec pole of concertation on the circular economy gives a precise definition of circular economy: The circular economy is defined…

Solugen 13/01/2021

Fertigation - How Solugen contributes to the organic agriculture

Fertigation or ferti-irrigation Fertigation or ferti-irrigation is an agricultural practice which consists in combining irrigation with a supply of fertilizing elements…

Solugen 06/01/2021

Greenhouse gases, the impact of agriculture

Greenhouse gases, the impact of agriculture The greenhouse effect is a natural phenomenon that has the effect of retaining solar heat in the atmosphere. However,…

Solugen 08/12/2020

Treating pig slurry to extract clean water

Treating pig slurry to extract clean water Water is one of the main constituents of living organisms. Depending on age and fat load, water can make up 50-80% of…

Solugen 26/11/2020

Organic and chemical fertilizers: two approaches

Organic and chemical fertilizers: two approaches A fertilizer, whatever its origin, is a simple or complex substance whose purpose is to provide plants with the…

Solugen 18/11/2020

VALORIZATION OF AMMONIACAL NITROGEN FOR AGRICULTURE

VALORIZATION OF AMMONIACAL NITROGEN FOR AGRICULTURE SPREADING: TRADITIONAL METHODS Slurry, like manure, is a fertilizer rich in macro-nutrients (N-P-K) and various…

Solugen 12/11/2020

One year ago!

One year ago! One year ago, to the day André Beaulieu Blanchette (pictured), President of Solugen, and his team inaugurated in front of many guests the first liquid…

Solugen 29/10/2020

Solugen: a fine example of clean technology

Solugen: a fine example of clean technology Clean technologies In a context of sustainable development, greenhouse gas reduction, and green economy, it is more and…

Solugen 28/10/2020

Pig manure, a natural fertilizer. Why treat it with Solugen ?

Pig manure, a natural fertilizer. Why treat it with Solugen ? Manure: excrement and water only? The definition of manure as it appears in Wikipedia for example is:…

Solugen 22/10/2020

Solugen, the only North American company nominated for a European award for innovative slurry treatment technology

Solugen, the only North American nominated for a European award for innovative slurry treatment technology The Flemish Coordination Centre for Manure Processing…

Solugen 15/10/2020

Greenhouse gases - Swine industry - Can we do better ?

Greenhouse gases – Swine industry – Can we do better ? Greenhouse Gases The atmospheric layer of GHGs normally contributes to the maintenance of an average…

Solugen 05/10/2020

Nitrogen in manure and its forms

Nitrogen in manure and its forms Nitrogen, essential element Nitrogen, which is abundant in nature in its gaseous form N2, makes up about 78% of the atmosphere.…

Solugen 15/09/2020

Slurry gases. Risks and Precautions

Slurry gases. Risks and Precautions Slurry gases Slurry, like any organic matter that ferments, produces different gases. The toxic gases released during the fermentation…

Solugen 02/09/2020

Organic fertilizers and chemical fertilizers. Solugen's organic ammoniacal nitrogen

Organic fertilizers and chemical fertilizers Solugen’s organic ammoniacal nitrogen. Fertilizers Fertilizers are organic or mineral fertilizing substances.…

Solugen 27/08/2020

What exactly means circular economy ?

The term is a timely one; many publications, articles and news stories talk about circular economies. But what exactly is it? The general definition is as follows:…

Solugen 12/08/2020

Organic agriculture and biological fertilizers: Solugen's contribution

Bio products Consumer enthusiasm for organic products is growing, and the trend is intensifying year after year. Consumers are increasingly interested in bio products…

Solugen 06/08/2020

Solugen: a solution that combines numerous benefits

  This article is a continuation of our previous blog about the benefits and strengths of the solution.  Hereafter we look at the environmental benefits, and…

Solugen 28/07/2020

Why choose Solugen to treat pig manure?

  Before acquiring a technology, it is of course necessary to determine the technical and financial advantages and its impact on the company’s organisation.…

Solugen 16/07/2020

Municipal wastewater -  treatment solutions – aerated ponds

Aerated ponds In terms of municipal water treatment, there are various methodologies and technologies applied depending on the circumstances (volumes to be treated,…

Solugen 08/07/2020

Hog industry and slurry. Challenge and opportunity

Hog industry, impressive figures In January 2020 there were about 677.6 million pigs in the world.  China leads the way with 310.4 million animals, the European…

Solugen 30/06/2020