Uralkali, the world's largest potash producer, may have to write down up to $1 billion for damage to its Solikamsk-2 mine and loss of potash reserves, while output could fall next year if the mine has to close, the company said.
Controlled-release fertilizers are gaining importance due to the global awareness of sustainable agriculture which demands step-by-step reduction in the cost of farming and meets environmental safety standards.
OAO Uralkali sees a high risk that its Solikamsk-2 potash mine east of Moscow will be completely flooded, forcing the world’s biggest producer of the fertilizer to abandon a site that makes up almost a fifth of its capacity, Bloomberg News reported.
With advancements in precision farming and the desire to focus on each crop’s needs, Nutra-Flo, a leading liquid starter and foliar fertilizer manufacturer, is leading the way with a new line of crop specific, comprehensive nutrient packages.
Several Georgia farmers are posing a few questions concerning seeding rates and fertility for wheat. Below are some thoughts about early season wheat production and how those decisions can affect yield.
If the use and reuse of the finite resource phosphorus as a nutrient for plants were to be handled with greater care worldwide it would become possible to produce sufficient food for the global population in and after 2050.