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How Tackling Hidden Hunger Can Start in the Soil

Micronutrient-enriched fertilizers can help tackle hidden hunger, says Dr. Prem Bindraban, executive director of the Virtual Fertilizer Research Center (VFRC).

It’s Alive! 200 Billion Reasons Why Soil is Important

Different soils work better with different fertilizers, seeds and water regimens. Another interesting factor: Soil acts like a living thing. We must prioritize keeping it healthy. One cup of soil contains more than 200 billion organisms. Some of these benefit plants by helping the roots “ingest” nutrients. Others are antagonistic and may hamper plant growth. Yet others react well only…

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