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Eliminate arsenic from fertilizer mix

:: Wednesday, May 25, 2022 :: Posted By Fabiano Silvestrin
Eliminate arsenic from fertilizer mix
Arsenic is a chemical element occurring in metals that can be found in soils and is harmful to healthy plant growth. That is why it is important for fertilizer applications to contain arsenic levels that are as low as possible.

The Growth of Micronutrient Fertilizer in Indian Agriculture

:: Wednesday, March 16, 2022 :: Posted By Punit Antal
The Growth of Micronutrient Fertilizer in Indian Agriculture
In a significant mindset shift, the government of India’s focus is moving from increasing farm output to improving farmer incomes. What does this mean for Indian agriculture?

Boron a Major Key in the Palm Oil Industry

:: Friday, February 18, 2022 :: Posted By Weng Kee Ch'ng
Boron a Major Key in the Palm Oil Industry
Weng Kee Ch'ng, regional agronomist for U.S. Borax, sits down with Asia Palm Oil magazine to discuss our company and boron fertilization in the palm oil industry.

Partnering for Sustainable Soil

:: Friday, December 3, 2021
Partnering for Sustainable Soil
The United Nations created World Soil Day to raise awareness about the growing challenges in soil management and to encourage improved soil health.

Key Lessons from Boron Day 2021

:: Tuesday, November 9, 2021 :: Posted By Fabiano Silvestrin
Key Lessons from Boron Day 2021
Did you miss Boron Day 2021? You can still watch the recorded presentations from the virtual event.

Part 2: An Agricultural Borates Primer

:: Thursday, September 16, 2021 :: Posted By Fabiano Silvestrin
Part 2: An Agricultural Borates Primer
In my first borates primer post, I discussed the different types of borates, solubility by type, and the types of borax U.S. Borax produces. In this post, I’ll cover how borate solubility affects plant absorption and recent research in the field.

Manage Alfalfa through Drought

:: Wednesday, September 1, 2021
Manage Alfalfa through Drought
In many states, alfalfa is the commodity crop that is most sensitive to boron deficiency. Many of those same states are facing historic drought—a combination that presents intrinsic challenges for alfalfa producers.

U.S. Borax Sponsoring Boron Day

:: Tuesday, July 13, 2021 :: Posted By Fabiano Silvestrin
U.S. Borax Sponsoring Boron Day
Highlighting the importance of boron as a nutrient in various crop management plans, U.S. Borax is proud to sponsor the 2021 Boron Day hosted virtually August 17-19.

Ready for a Fertilizer Conversation?

:: Thursday, June 24, 2021
Ready for a Fertilizer Conversation?
As we gear up for the second half of 2021, we’re looking forward to the upcoming Southwestern Fertilizer Conference (SWFC) in San Antonio.

Happy Soil for a Happy Earth Day

:: Thursday, April 22, 2021
Happy Soil for a Happy Earth Day
We celebrate Earth Day much like every other day—by providing the boron-delivering products growers need to achieve sustainability in profitability, production, efficiency, and environmental stewardship.
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U.S. Borax, part of Rio Tinto, is a global leader in the supply and science of borates—naturally-occurring minerals containing boron and other elements. We are 1,000 people serving 650 customers with more than 1,800 delivery locations globally. We supply around 30% of the world’s need for refined borates from our world-class mine in Boron, California, about 100 miles northeast of Los Angeles. Learn more about Rio Tinto.

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