Fertilizer News

  • A Green Revolution

    "NOT so long ago Jean Pierre Nzabahimana planted his fields on a hillside in western Rwanda by scattering seed held back from the last harvest. The seedlings grew up in clumps: Mr Nzabahimana, a lean, muscular man, uses his hands to...

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  • Simplot methodically embraces ResponsibleAg

    "Simplot Grower Solutions announces the first five facilities to be certified through ResponsibleAg for Safety organization and leadership within agricultural retail facilities.
    The Hanford, Firebaugh, Five Points, Colusa, and...

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  • Another famine could threaten Ethiopia

    AYDORA, ETHIOPIA
    "Ethiopia is in the grip of a devastating drought sparked by the worst El Niño in a generation, and aid agencies warn that food aid could run out as soon as May.
    Unlike in the past, the government and aid...

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  • Cover Crops, a Farming Revolution With Deep Roots in the Past

    "When Mark Anson came home with his hair on fire after a seminar on the seemingly soporific topic of soil health, his younger brother, Doug, was skeptical.
    What had Mark lit up was cover crops: fields of noncash crops like hairy...

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  • Many Fertilizer Plants Are Poorly Located and Regulated, Says Report on 2013 Blast

    "HOUSTON — Nearly 20 fertilizer plants in Texas and others nationwide have the same dangerous proximity to schools, parks, nursing homes and housing as the one that exploded in the Central Texas town of West in 2013, federal...

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