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Second International Symposium on Magnesium: Focusing on the Element Magnesium

Nov 18, 2014

At the Second International Symposium on Magnesium held in São Paulo, the importance of the element magnesium for the health of humans, animals and plants was discussed intensively for the first time in Brazil. more

KALI Compact: Family farms play a major role for global food security

Oct 30, 2014

More than 98% of the agricultural businesses on this planet are so-called family farms. In order to draw attention to the characteristic strengths and needs of these family businesses, the United Nations have proclaimed 2014 to be the `International Year of Family Farming´. more

2nd International Symposium on Magnesium, November 4-6 2014 in São Paulo, Brazil

Oct 28, 2014

International scientists and experts will highlight the relevance of magnesium to crop production, food quality and human health. The symposium is co-organised by the IAPN, a research institute jointly founded by K+S KALI GmbH and the University of Goettingen (Germany). 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

K+S KALI GmbH – Personnel Changes

Sep 25, 2014

Hans-Jürgen Müller will take over the management at the newly established Berlin Office of K+S Aktiengesellschaft starting on 1 October 2014. more

Potato cultivation in Africa – new components of development cooperation

Aug 19, 2014

Together with a number of cooperation partners K+S KALI GmbH supports potato cultivation projects in Africa. The objective is to sustainably enhance soil fertility. 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

Humboldt Foundation recognises Research on Nutrient Deficiency

Jun 10, 2014

On 4 June 2014, the coveted Georg Forster Research Award of the Humboldt Foundation was presented to Prof. Dr. Ismail Cakmak, a long-term research partner of K+S KALI GmbH. more

Chart of the Month: Why do leaves turn yellow in case of magnesium deficiency?

Apr 9, 2014

Pronounced deficiency of magnesium will lead to pale discolourations of older leaves, so-called chloroses. This is due to magnesium's involvement in a number of the plant's internal processes and functions. more

Change in the Executive Management

Apr 3, 2014

The Supervisory Board of K+S KALI GmbH, Kassel, has appointed Dr. Ralph Jäger a member of the Company’s Executive Management. As of 1 July 2014, Dr. Jäger will be CFO and Chief Human Resources Officer. more

K+S KALI GmbH – Personnel Changes

Mar 28, 2014

In the course of personnel changes, Matthias Schulze will take over the position of Head of Sales Fertilizer Europe of K+S KALI GmbH in Kassel from 1 April 2014. more

Operational Launch of Three Large-scale Investments for the Werra Package of Measures: State Governments Praise Significant Progress on Water Protection

Mar 26, 2014

Hesse’s Minister President Volker Bouffier and Thuringia’s Minister of Federal and European Affairs Jürgen Gnauck have praised K+S’ efforts on water protection for the Werra river. more

IAPN organises 2nd International Symposium on Magnesium in Brazil

Mar 24, 2014

In November 2014, the Institute of Applied Plant Nutrition (IAPN), jointly funded by K+S KALI GmbH and the University of Goettingen, will organise the 2nd International Symposium on Magnesium in crop production, food quality and human health. more

Changes in the Executive Management

Mar 21, 2014

The Supervisory Board of K+S KALI GmbH, Kassel, appointed Alexa Hergenröther – as successor of Dr. Ernst Andres – as member of the Company’s Executive Management with effect from 1 June 2014. Chief Human Resources Officer Steffen Kirchhof will tender his resignation for personal reasons with effect from 30 June 2014. more

Chart of the Month: Potash deposits worldwide

Mar 18, 2014

Worldwide potash deposits are estimated to amount to approximately 210 billion tons of K2O. The largest deposits are primarily found on the northern hemisphere. more

New production facility for high-purity, compacted potassium chloride bolsters Zielitz Potash Plant

Mar 7, 2014

At the Zielitz Potash Plant, 20 million euros were invested in the construction of a new production facility for high-purity, compacted potassium chloride. The facility was commissioned on 5 March 2014. 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

Chart of the Month: Worldwide application of fertilisers

Feb 5, 2014

Worldwide application of fertilisers is rising. The largest volumes of fertilisers are used in Asia, particularly in China and in India. 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

International Green Week 2014 was a great success – FNL and partners of the Adventure Farm draw a positive balance

Jan 29, 2014

The 79th International Green Week Berlin 2014 (IGW) again underlined its function as leading trade fair for agribusiness as a whole. Despite the onset of winter, Messe Berlin noted over 410,000 visitors. The Adventure Farm was once again a crowd puller. more

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