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Cotton: Mother of Invention

:: Wednesday, August 2, 2017 :: Posted By Punit Antal
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.
 

Can't Beet This

:: Monday, July 31, 2017
Can't Beet This
Sugarbeet is one of the most boron-intensive crops known today. If sugarbeets are boron deficient, yield will be reduced even if physical symptoms do not show. Learn how to avoid this hidden hunger and ensure the best possible yield.
 

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. U.S. Borax is pitching in to help farmers learn how boron can boost cocoa yields.
 

Supplementing with Borates: What Are You REALLY Putting into Your Soil?

:: Friday, July 28, 2017 :: Posted By Adam Brodie
Supplementing with Borates: What Are You REALLY Putting into Your Soil?
Growers know the value of healthy soil, but the quality of the products you use to supplement soil can vary dramatically. Learn the difference between raw and refined borates.

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.

Boron: The Marker of a Healthy Diet

:: Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Boron: The Marker of a Healthy Diet
Plants get the boron they need from soil and water. In fact, they can't live without it. For humans, experts agree that boron is nutritionally important, and mounting evidence suggests that boron may be an essential element for our diet as well.
 

Is Your Crop Susceptible to Boron Deficiency?

:: Thursday, June 29, 2017 :: Posted By Adam Brodie
Is Your Crop Susceptible to Boron Deficiency?
If you’re seeing signs that your crop isn’t healthy, testing can confirm whether a boron deficiency exists – and help you take steps to ensure each harvest is better than the last.

Best Bets for Boron in Bulk Blending

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

Macro and Micro: What You Need to Know About Soil Nutrients

:: Monday, May 15, 2017 :: Posted By Fabiano Silvestrin
Macro and Micro: What You Need to Know About Soil Nutrients
Like humans, plants need proper nutrition to grow and thrive. Learn about the nutrients all plants need—and why choosing high quality matters.

Boron in Agriculture: Supporting Optimal Plant Health

:: Monday, May 8, 2017 :: Posted By Fabiano Silvestrin
Boron in Agriculture: Supporting Optimal Plant Health
Healthier plants means greater land productivity, more bushels produced per acre, and better profits for farmers.
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