The topics linked below contain information on a wide range of agricultural applications where pumice can improve a process, solve a problem, or otherwise add value.
In large-scale crop applications, the economical price point and frothy physical structure of pumice makes it a viable solution for amending problematic native soils. And that’s just a start.
Livestock and Pet Care Applications
Pumice is no one-trick pony. Being absorbent, grippy, and stable, it’s a great fit for confined animal spaces. Pumice then adds value after cleanup—in the composting process and then finally in the soil itself. And there’s more.
Reclamation and Landscape Construction Applications
Large-scale greenscaping projects need properly structured soils to thrive. Pumice makes an economical, long-term amendment for poor or damaged native soils.
Pumice is widely applicable in the horticultural and greenscaping spaces, improving the structural performance of potting, gardening, greenhouse, and landscaping soils.
Water Filtration Applications
Unlike sand, which filters only by trapping contaminants in the matrix between particles, the aggressive filtration performance of pumice happens both between the particles and on the many-edged, pore-riven surface of each particle.
Applications in Waste Management
Pumice has application in various ag waste management processes, especially in manure and bedding composting and in dewatering wet waste.
Composting: Pumice as a Process and Product Amendment
Pumice works in compost on two levels: when added to the feedstock, it improves the composting process itself, and two, once in-soil, it provides enduring structural and moisture-retentive improvements long after the organic compost elements are consumed.
Pumice in Engineered Soils
Engineered soils are designed to bring specific purposes in line with long-term performance. Pumice checks both boxes, bringing predictable structural amendment to the equation that performs indefinitely. There’s a third box—economic viability: pumice checks that one too.
Pumice vs. X
A look a various pumice-like, foamed-form minerals on the market—their applications and how pumice compares.
Research and Development
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