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Tools Apply Inputs With Precision
Thu Oct 23, 2014 04:50 PM CDT

Rain makes grain, but sometimes Mother Nature needs a little help. That help arrived with the introduction of commercial fertilizer and irrigation to modern crop production. Today, environmental and economic pressures are transforming how growers use nutrients and water to boost crop yields. In the process, farmers are turning to technology that can support their efforts.

"Research shows up to 60% of yield [for all crops] is dependent on fertility," says Kyle Freeman, Mosaic director of new product development.

Replenish the soil. He says as American farmers push corn yields ever upward, ...

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