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What Does “Sustainable Farming” Really Mean?

:: Sunday, December 24, 2017 :: Posted By Paul Fink
Agricultural industrialization in the mid-1900s led to increased output but took a harmful toll on precious resources. Today, farmers big and small across the globe are looking for ways to adopt sustainable agriculture practices that allow them to grow more high-quality food using fewer, well-managed resources.
 

Going to Extremes

:: Wednesday, November 1, 2017 :: Posted By Damien Slowik
Extreme weather—from drought to flooding to sudden events—takes a toll on soil health. Here’s how proper supplementation can help.
 

Pass the Potatoes

:: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 :: Posted By Paul Fink
Pass the Potatoes
One of boron's claims to fame is that it makes the potato and nearly every vegetable and fruit crop healthier—and more marketable. Potato growers get a healthy ROI for a minimal investment in boron.
 

Cotton: Mother of Invention

:: Wednesday, August 2, 2017 :: Posted By Paul Fink
Cotton: Mother of Invention
Two and a half centuries ago, cotton production was responsible for a level of invention and ingenuity that changed the world. Its cultivation has been transformed by many of the new technologies, including boron supplementation, that have evolved as a result.
 

Supporting Cocoa Farms and Families: Boron for Better Crops and Profits

:: Sunday, July 30, 2017 :: Posted By Weng Kee Ch'ng
Supporting Cocoa Farms and Families: Boron for Better Crops and Profits
Even as the market for cocoa expands, Indonesian cocoa farms are struggling to build their crops and profits. The Community Solutions International (CSI) program Cocoa Care provides training and resources to help Indonesian cocoa farming families turn their farms into profitable, sustainable businesses. Rio Tinto Borates is pitching in to help farmers learn how boron can boost cocoa yields.
 

Need a Quick-Acting Boron Supplement? Spray It!

:: Tuesday, July 11, 2017 :: Posted By Fabiano Silvestrin
Need a Quick-Acting Boron Supplement? Spray It!
Foliar application of nutrients is convenient, simple, and economical. Learn how to get the best benefits from including boron in your sprayable fertilizers.

Best Bets for Boron in Bulk Blending

:: Saturday, June 10, 2017 :: Posted By Fabiano Silvestrin
Best Bets for Boron in Bulk Blending
What you need to know about bulk blending boron into your soil supplement mix.

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