The finalists of the 2020 Brian Chambers Award have been announced

The ten entries that the judging panel scored the highest have been determined. Each finalist is now working on a poster, which will be displayed in a virtual award event, to be held in December. The names of the finalists, their research topics and their affiliations are shown in the table below.

Agri-food workers are the focus of the 2020 Global Fertilizer Day

This year Global Fertilizer Day, 13 October, is being used to celebrate the workers who have kept, and continue to keep, food supplies to people around the world during the covid-19 pandemic. Our colleagues at Fertilizers Europe have compiled information on the #FoodHeroes campaign and the role that fertiliser plays within the food chain.

The 2020 Brian Chambers award is now open for entries

The 2020 Brian Chambers International Award for Early Career Researchers in Crop Nutrition is now open for entries. This prestigious and valuable award is now firmly established as a way to support the next generation of researchers in our industry, with its first prize of £1,000 and the two runner up prizes of £500 each, plus valuable […]

The recording and slides of our acidification of slurry and digestates webinar are now available

A recording of this webinar (full title: Impacts of acidification on ammonia emissions and crop available N supply following slurry and digestate applications), given by John Williams, Principal Soil Scientist, ADAS, on 27 May 2020, is now available to view, for free. This includes the detailed question and answer session. In addition, a pdf copy […]

Recording and charts of our P Life Cycle Analysis webinar are now available

A recording of this webinar (full title: Comparative Life-Cycle Assessment of P recovery from wastewater path and phosphate rock based fertiliser production), given by Fabian Kraus, Senior R & D Project Development Manager at Berlin Centre of Competence for Water, on 13 May 2020, is now available to view, for free. This includes the detailed […]

Recording and charts of our safety in ammonia plants webinar are now available

A recording of this webinar (full title: The importance of both occupational and process safety in ammonia plants – lessons from practical experience), given by Harrie Duisters, Corporate HSE & Technology Director of OCI N.V., on 29 April 2020, is now available to view, for free. This includes the detailed question and answer session. In […]

Recording and charts of our green ammonia webinar are now available

A recording of this webinar, given by Trevor Brown of the Ammonia Energy Association on 15 April 2020, is now available to view, for free. This includes the extensive and detailed question and answer session. In addition, a pdf copy of the charts that Trevor used can be downloaded. Written answers to the questions that […]

IFS is running a series of free webinars during Spring 2020

Three of the authors who were due to present at our postponed Technical Conference have agreed to ‘re-purpose’ their presentations into webinars. Accordingly we are pleased to announce the three webinars below. These are free to attend for both Society Members and non-members. Where there are written papers, pdf copies of these will be available […]

IFS agrees cross benefits for delegates with the 4th European Power to Ammonia® Conference

The 4th European Power to Ammonia Conference (NH3 Event) takes place on 28-29 May 2020 in Rotterdam, immediately after the IFS Technical Conference. As the use of ammonia as a potential energy storage resource is set to become of increasing importance to the fertiliser production industry, so the Society and the NH3 Event are working […]