Agricultural waste

Agricultural waste

Materials left over from agricultural processes, such as wheat stalks and shell hulls. Some of these materials are finding new applications as building materials and finishes. Examples include structural sheathing and particle-board alternatives made from wheat, rye, and other grain stalks, and panels made from sunflower seed hulls.
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New technology developed in South Australia that will make it more affordable to convert agricultural waste into high value activated carbon could soon be on the market, thanks to a $217,000 State Government grant.
Bajwa's research has two main goals: creating value-added products derived from agricultural waste streams, and using aerial remote sensing in agriculture.
Converting agricultural waste to biomass power is a sustainable way of creating economic value while caring for the environment,' said IFC country manager Yuan Xu.
Now, a team of Agricultural Research Service scientists in Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania, has made key advances in a process that produces a crude liquid called "bio-oil" from agricultural waste.
Mohammad Al-Ghanim said: "Some agricultural roads are filled with agricultural waste and we call on relevant authorities to find speedy solutions to dispose of them, because they emit bad smells and affect the land negatively.
The producer uses processed industrial, municipal and agricultural waste as alternative cement kiln fuels, while reducing its own waste streams through recycling initiatives aimed at construction and demolition debris and reclaimed aggregates.
The group found a new innovative way to make charcoal out of the community's agricultural waste.
The memorandum, signed by Lafarge Egypt CEO Hussein Mansi and OTMT deputy CEO and COO Tamer el Mahdy has been created by the two companies in an effort to process large volumes of municipal and agricultural waste into alternative fuels to be used in the Lafarge plant in Egypt, among other companies.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran is producing a new type of artificial wood and oil paint from urban and agricultural waste materials, the country's researchers announced.
Less artificial fertilizers, clean water for irrigation, minimum use of chemical means for battle against weeds and pests, correct management with the agricultural waste and strict ban on setting fields on fire which have residues from the harvest.
REPRESENTATIVES from Natural Resources Wales (NRW) will be available on the NFU Cymru stand at Usk Show on September 14 to assist with completion of agricultural waste exemption forms.
A new biofuel production process created by Michigan State University researchers converts agricultural waste into 20 times more energy than existing methods.

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