Mythbusting: Are We Losing Fertilizer to Atmosphere and Leaching?

Scott Warr shares a statement he recently read on the internet: "...while fertilizers make crops grow better and faster, half of the fixed nitrogen we add is lost. Imagine that--we lose the equivalent of 12 million nitrogen elephants (~165 billion pounds) every year". Myth or true?

In this podcast, Dr. Rob Mikkelsen, Yara's Director of Agronomic Services, helps us bust this myth and understand all about nutrient removal, nutrient loss, leeching, and much more.

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