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 […]

International Fertiliser Society is also supporting the CRU Nitrogen + Syngas 2020 conference

As well as our involvement in supporting the CRU Phosphates 2020 conference, the Society has agreed a similar arrangement for the earlier Nitrogen + Syngas one Delegates will share experience with 700+ technical experts – including 140+ senior decision-makers from operating companies The CRU Nitrogen + Syngas conference takes place on 17-19 February 2020 – […]

International Fertiliser Society supports CRU Phosphates 2020 conference

The global phosphates community will gather in Paris for CRU Phosphates 2020 in a few weeks’ time, on 8-10 March. We are delighted to announce that the International Fertiliser Society is officially supporting the event. The CRU Phosphates Conference offers an ideal opportunity to meet with industry peers from across Europe and beyond, to get up […]

Delegates at the 2019 IFS Agronomic Conference enjoyed stimulating presentations and conversation

Our 2019 Conference, held on 12-13 December at Robinson College, Cambridge, featured eleven papers, covering topics such as measuring N indicators and budgets, the role of cover crops within crop nutrient regimes, new technology to manage the application of nutrients in manure in real time, the nutritional role and contribution of silicon, and a review […]

Investigative work into potential new materials to reduce slurry emissions wins the ‘Most Noteworthy Poster’ award at the 2019 IFS Agronomic Conference

The poster that was voted ‘Most Noteworthy’ by delegates at the 2019 IFS Agronomic Conference was by Ian Kavanagh et al. from Teagasc, the Irish Government extension service. It was titled ‘Mitigation of ammonia emissions from stored cattle slurry using waste acidifiers and chemical amendments’. The poster described experimental work to measure the effectiveness of […]

The 2019 IFS Agronomic Conference is on track to attract a record number delegates

With just a few days left to register, cumulative registrations to date are running ‘neck and neck’ with those of the 2018 Conference, which attracted the highest number of delegates in recent times. Society Secretary Steve Hallam commented, ‘It looks as if the combination of a strong and relevant theme for the papers, plus the large […]

The finalists of the 2019 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 at the 2019 IFS Agronomic Conference, 12-13 December, Cambridge, UK. The names of the finalists, their research topics and their affiliations are shown in the table below. The Brian Chambers […]