APT’s Official Statement Regarding COVID-19

Keeping our customers and employees protected is our top priority. As COVID–19 continues to spread and impact our communities, the team at American Peat Technology is committed to staying informed. We are taking proactive steps to enhance our safety standards as we continue to provide our customers with the products and solutions they need. APT… Read more »

The Big Why: The Benefits of bioAPT Carriers in Agriculture

by Peggy Jones As described in an earlier post, we are looking to expand American Peat Technology’s capacity by developing a second peat resource and building a second plant. The conversations around resource extraction have become very polarized and contentious, and APT finds itself in the middle of that same conversation. The questions being asked… Read more »

The Start of Expansion: Leasing and Environmental Review

In July, 2016, American Peat Technology requested a lease arrangement with the State of Minnesota and Aitkin County for two peatlands with the intention of harvesting peat. One of the deposits is located just east of the current manufacturing site, and the second deposit is located southeast of Malmo, Minnesota. Both of the sites have… Read more »

The Roles of Carriers in New Biologicals

Recently, Farm Industry News featured a story about the work BASF is doing in new biologicals (http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/what-does-bio-control-future-look). Of course, there’s nothing new about the increasing interest in biologicals. There is already a large body of knowledge that describes how biological treatments for crop protection may change the face of agriculture. No one is expecting the… Read more »

Win! Win! Win!

It’s not often that a win-win-win situation comes up, but that’s exactly what’s happened with a new partnership that is forming between APT, Long Lake Conservation Center and Aitkin County Developmental Achievement Center. Long Lake Conservation Center, an environmental learning center located in the heart of Aitkin County, needed help with some of the day-to-day… Read more »