Organic Food

We are a leader in organic, engineered agricultural and food calcium sulfate amendments and products that provide tremendous benefits to plant and soil, and health benefits in organic food. While synthetic fertilizers are not permitted in organic farming, our calcium sulfate, or organic soil fertilizer offers a vital source of...

Why EcoGEM® Is Different

The market is flooded with low-quality Calcium Sulfate Anhydrite and synthetic materials not suited for agriculture use. While these other companies may be trying to make a quick sale of low-quality materials, EcoGEM®’s contrasting mission is to return global arable land back to production—soil remediation. That mission makes us your...

EcoGEM hires Chief Operating Officer

EcoGEM hires Chief Operating Officer David Martin has joined EcoGEM as its Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Martin brings 25 years of operating experience in food and agriculture companies.  Most recently, he served as Vice President of Operations at Essentia Protein Solutions, the world’s largest producer of meat ingredients and functional proteins...

Using Gypsum to Grow Better Alfalfa

Alfalfa is a popular forage crop grown across the world. To grow better alfalfa, farmers must manage soil conditions and nutrition well. EcoGEM® gypsum can help. It improves soil structure and provides calcium and sulfur. Alfalfa is well-adapted to the intermountain west’s climate and soils. In the drier, sunnier conditions,...

The Calcium Cycle in Agriculture [Infographic]

Inspired by his previous work explaining The Calcium Cycle, we partnered again with Dr. Davidson to create an infographic explaining the calcium cycle in agriculture. Since calcium plays a critical role as a crop nutrient and as a soil amendment, farmers who understand the natural cycle can better manage the calcium in their soils. (Click...

Is Irrigation Harming Your Soil? The Relationship Between Water Quality and Soil Health

Understanding Water Quality Problems and How Gypsum Can Help Solve Them In a new report, Dr. Brent Rouppet, Ph.D., explores how your irrigation water can harm your soil, even when you think it is helping your plants. Learn more about your soil's chemistry, how the irrigation water is damaging the...