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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 »

Congressman Rick Nolan Visits APT

On May 31, APT was pleased to host Congressman Rick Nolan for a tour of the facility and harvest area. Mr. Nolan represents the 8th district of Minnesota in the US House of Representatives. The congressman was at APT for a couple of hours, learning about the business of peat drying and granulation. Here, Mr.… 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 »