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How a Changing Climate Impacts the Nutritional Value of Food

    We believe Elemental Digest (EDL) has a commercial and circular answer to mediating the challenges below. We often think of climate change solely in terms of influencing the weather and the environment. We may also link climate change with reduced food production due to drought and adverse weather. But we are also now learning that

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    New EU Fertiliser Regulations Favour Thallo®

      Recognising the need to secure and re-use clean phosphate and valuable organic carbon and nutrients being lost to waste in the EU, recent regulatory developments have qualified the opportunity for selling and creating Thallo® in the UK and the EU. These new EU fertiliser regulations (2019) establish the need to make use of recycled or

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      Our Vital Role in the Global Circular Economy

        Elemental Digest (EDL) is a Devon born and based Agri-Food tech company and we specialise in nutrient recovery and fertiliser development. We use patented engineering and proprietary Intelligent Enzymatic Systems to add substantive value to waste stream products from the meat industry. We help customers (like farmers, amenity owners, horticulturists) improve their agricultural production and

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        Carbon Capture – The Role of Soil

          Soils have been depeleted of their carbon stores over many years, primarily by the industrial generation of food. Scientists and agriculture are coming to recognise the potential for adding carbon back to the soil, but its a challenge. Thallo® contributes to this process by capturing carbon in the organic matter it uses in the manufacturing

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          Phosphorus (P) Its Discovery, Use and Future Sources

            In the early 1800’s, it was discovered that phosphate (P) is beneficial for plant growth. As the value of “pounded” bones were recognised as a P source, the demand grew quickly in the early 19th century. Unprocessed bones (hydroxyapatite; Ca5F(PO4)3OH) were crushed and applied to the soil at a rate of 1 t/A or more.

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            EDL Selected to Present at IFA Montreal 2019 Conference

              EDL have been selected from over 50 international applications to present their research related to their fertiliser and its effect on plant health and nutrition on June 11th – June 13th, 2019. We succesfully secured one of only 8 presenting slots after being reviewed by a Selection Committee comprised of industry leaders, and thought leaders.

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              Thallo Can Help Reduce the Nutrient Deficiency in Crops

                Harvard Principal Research Scientist and Planetary Health Alliance Director, Samuel Myers discusses global nutrient deficiency and his research on the nutrient content of plants grown in elevated C02 conditions.Watch to learn more why rising CO2 levels impact on soil and plant nutrient content.

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                IPBES’ 2019 Global Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

                  A definitive new global synthesis of the state of nature, ecosystems and nature’s contributions to people — the first such report since the landmark Millennium Ecosystem Assessment published in 2005, and the first ever that is inter-governmental — will be presented to representatives of 132 Governments for consideration of approval in May 2019. Prepared by

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                  EDL Team Contribute to EU Commission on Fertilisers.

                    Elemental Digests Chemist (Adrian Guy) was asked by the EU Commission to join their technical advisory committee to help them structure the most efficient way to re-use organic waste – our 6 years of working with the UK departments involved in agriculture meant we were a first port of call to ensure best practice. Circular

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                    Rothamsted Research Thallo with EU Grant

                      Rothamsted Research is trialling a new phosphorous fertiliser made from abattoir waste and industrial by-products as part of a ten-month EU funded project. Concerns over cadmium build-up in soils means that many naturally occurring sources of phosphate could soon be outlawed by the European Government. As part of a European Union Regional Development fund, linked

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