“With the global population rapidly increasing, we must double or triple our food production in the next couple of decades to avert a worldwide food crisis. And we must do so in the face of extreme weather events, continued deforestation, rapid desertification, and widespread pollution. Addressing this monumental challenge will require determined technological innovation and new research on old, “tried-and-true” solutions. While admittedly a far-cry from being “new,” fertilizers are a necessary contribution to closing farmers’ yield gap and producing more food worldwide, while being climate-smart and mitigating effects on the environment.”

Read the rest from IFDC President and CEO Albin Hubscher at the Farming First Expert Views Blog.