Educational Videos

Know your soil

Boron deficiency starts in your soil. Learn how soil conditions can affect boron levels and your crop yield.

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The basics of boron in agriculture

See how plants use boron and why sufficient boron is important for crop growth.

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Refining borate fertilizer at U.S. Borax

Not all boron sources are created equal. At U.S. Borax, our products are fully refined to remove impurities and maximize potential plant uptake.

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How do plants use boron?

Boron plays a vital role in plant health and crop yield. Learn how plants use this important micronutrient.

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Boron: Helping feed the world

Agriculture needs to become increasingly efficient to feed a growing population. As an essential element for crop growth, boron has a vital role to play.

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Optimizing agriculture in Latin America

U.S. Borax is committed to supporting growers, agronomists, and distributors in Latin America, using high-quality, refined borates and expert agricultural education and advice.

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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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