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K+S KALI goes YouTube - "November video" available now!

Nov 1, 2016

This year, our viewers will be able to access a special series of video clips explaining exciting facets of our work underground. Have a look on the November issue and learn more about the "weather" underground. more

Institute of Applied Plant Nutrition (IAPN): Göttingen University and K+S to Continue Cooperating

Oct 21, 2016

The Georg August University of Göttingen and K+S KALI GmbH will continue cooperating through the joint IAPN research institute. An appropriate agreement has now been signed and will run until 1 October 2022 with the possibility of an extension. more

Establishment of the International Magnesium Institute

Sep 9, 2016

On September 5, 2016, K+S KALI GmbH signed an agreement with Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University (FAFU) to jointly establish the International Magnesium Institute (IMI) with its headquarters in Fu Zhou/China. The cooperation will involve the development of scientific know-how for application of the plant nutrient magnesium in agriculture in Asia. By means of joint research projects, new products will be developed and improved application recommendations worked out for fertilizers containing magnesium. more

Human Chain: Impressive support for the potash miners

Sep 8, 2016

On Thursday, 8 September 2016, more than 12,000 people signaled their backing to potash mining in the Werra Valley. Employees with their families, friends, partner companies and supporters came together to form a 13 kilometer long human chain from Unterbreizbach via Philippsthal to Heringen. more

Symbolic Commissioning Start of Legacy

Aug 24, 2016

The commissioning of Legacy is underway. To particularly appreciate this exceptionally important step for the project, yesterday – during a visit to the site by the Supervisory Board and Board of Executive Directors – Dr. Ralf Bethke, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, and Norbert Steiner, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors, together with Dr. Ulrich Lamp, President and CEO of K+S Potash Canada, symbolically pressed the start button. more

Approval Obtained for Storage at Springen Mining Field

Aug 19, 2016

Yesterday, the Thuringia State Mining Authority granted the Company approval for the temporary storage of up to 200,000 cubic meters of process water from the Unterbreizbach site at the nearby Springen (Thuringia) mining field. This means that the Unterbreizbach site will now be able to start producing again. For the two Werra plant sites in Hesse to become fully operational, K+S will still require further permits to be able to dispose production wastewater. more

K+S Acquires Fertilizer Activities in China

Jul 14, 2016

K+S is acquiring the activities of Huludao Magpower Fertilizers Co., Ltd. (Magpower), the Chinese producer of magnesium sulphate fertilizers, for a euro amount in the low double-digit millions range, and in doing so, is taking an important step forward in expanding into Asia. more

EBIT I of the K+S group in second quarter 2016 significantly below previous year

Jun 27, 2016

On the basis of preliminary figures, EBIT I for the K+S Group results to around € 10 million in the second quarter 2016 (Q2/15: € 179.2 million). Reasons for the deviation are a significantly lower average selling price in the potash and magnesium products business unit and unexpectedly high production outages due to the limited deep-well injection permit for liquid residues at the Werra plant. more

Popular products, excited farmers: K+S aid project in Uganda is a success

Apr 29, 2015

After two years, the „Growth for Uganda“ project of K+S KALI GmbH and Sasakawa Africa Association has reached almost all important targets. more

Unnat Krishi – German Government and Embassy in Delhi visit Village Project

Dec 4, 2014

Women farmers’ knowledge regarding appropriate use of fertilizers, micronutrients, seed and crop protection has increased substantially after three seasons of agronomic advice on soil fertility and training. Representatives of the German Government and German Embassy in Delhi invited on the Unnat Krishi Village Project. more

Village Project Unnat Krishi – Own plots demonstrate women farmers success

Nov 27, 2014

After three seasons of agronomic advice on soil fertility and training for women farmers in the Village Project Unnat Krishi first results of the project were presented at the International Conference on Research on Food Security, Natural Resource Management and Rural Development “Tropentag 2014” in Prague, Czech. more

Successful transfer of knowledge as part of the project “Growth for Uganda”

Oct 16, 2014

At an event organised by the Institute of Applied Plant Nutrition (IAPN) in Göttingen, Christine Kyomugisha from the Sasakawa Africa Association introduced the concept of the Farmer Learning Platforms. more

Take it to the Farmer – Centenary of the Birth of Dr. Norman Borlaug in Uganda

Aug 12, 2014

From 7th to 11th of July K+S was invited to Uganda to take part on a series of events to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Dr Norman E Borlaug, the Nobel Laureate and prior President of the Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA). more

„Growth for Uganda” project: Starting signal for the operation of the mobile training centre at Entebbe

Feb 26, 2014

With the official handover of the mobile training centre to the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries and to Sasakawa Africa Association-Global 2000 Uganda, the practical work of the joint “Growth for Uganda” project will start. more

Development Cooperation: K+S KALI GmbH participates in a Village Development Project in rural India

Feb 4, 2014

“Unnat Krishi”, literally meaning ‘improved agriculture’, is the title of a joint project between K+S KALI GmbH and IRRAD in India. Following the signing of the grant agreement in June 2013, the project area was now further evaluated. This survey indicated a clear need. more

“Growth for Uganda”: K+S KALI GmbH hands over mobile training centre for smallholders in Uganda

Oct 23, 2013

Today, with the handover of the mobile training centre, the involvement of K+S KALI GmbH in the Sasakawa Global Agriculture 2000 Project (SG2000) will enter its next phase. more

„Growth for Uganda”: K+S KALI GmbH is committed to food security in Uganda

Sep 19, 2013

Following the starting point in April, the project was officially launched in Uganda on 19th July in the presence of the Ugandan Minister of Agriculture, Hon. Rwamirama Bright, and Dr. Ernst Andres, Member Board of Management K+S KALI GmbH. more

A Thriving Research Partnership

May 22, 2013

The Institute of Applied Plant Nutrition IAPN – a co-operation between the University of Göttingen and the K+S KALI GmbH – continues to grow and to thrive. This was the unanimous opinion of both the representatives of the University and of the K+S KALI GmbH at their meeting in Göttingen, on 15 April 2013. more

„Growth for Uganda“ – K+S KALI GmbH launches Aid Project in Africa

Apr 29, 2013

K+S KALI GmbH and the NGO Sasakawa Africa Association announced the launch of their joint “Growth for Uganda” African project. The goal is to develop agricultural consultancy services in the East African country. more

Interview with Prof. Dr. Gransee, on the foundation of the Institute of Applied Plant Nutrition – IAPN

Nov 18, 2010

The head of the K+S KALI GmbH’s Agricultural Consultation Department provides background information on the institute and its intentions. more

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