For the past three winters, APT has been exploring an alternative way of harvesting peat. Normally, we harvest peat by drying the peat surface throughout the summer, and pushing the drier material into windrows. Then, once winter comes and we can put in roads across the harvest area, those windrows are transferred to the production… Read more »
From Fuel to Whiskey
Congratulations to Mike Peterson of Duluth for winning the drawing at APT’s booth last week! We were exhibiting at the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration show in Duluth, MN, and Mike stopped in the booth to register to win a bottle of peated whiskey. What’s peated whiskey? The Scotch whiskey that comes from the… Read more »
Unearthing the Power of Peat!
American Peat Technology was incorporated in 2003 with a single focus: to produce granular microbial carriers for the agronomy industry. The concept of adding beneficial microbes to the soil in order to increase crop yields is not a new concept. In 1896, Nobbe and Hiltner applied for a patent to protect their invention: glass tubes… Read more »