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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
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.

Is Your Crop Susceptible to Boron Deficiency?

:: Thursday, June 29, 2017
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
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.

Boron Deficiency? Start with Your Soil

:: Saturday, April 22, 2017 :: Posted By Fabiano Silvestrin
Boron Deficiency? Start with Your Soil
Boron occurs naturally in soil, but a variety of factors can affect the level of boron that’s available to your plants.

Pioneering History, Progress in Agriculture

:: Tuesday, April 4, 2017 :: Posted By Fabiano Silvestrin
Pioneering History, Progress in Agriculture
Around the world, agriculture professionals are part of community founded on a pioneering spirit. U.S. Borax shares that spirit, researching and innovating to provide a better future for farmers.

Borates for Farm, Fire, and Forest

:: Sunday, January 15, 2017
Borates for Farm, Fire, and Forest
The borates that farmers rely on for healthy crop growth also support related industries. Learn how boron brings benefits to diverse products.
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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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