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North America

Fertilization Increases the Return on US Pine Forest Farming

Loblolly pine is the most important commercial pine tree grown in the southern United States, with unmanaged forests taking up to 50 years to mature and managed plots maturing in as little as 20 years. Although loblolly pine responds very well to management including fertilization, thinning, and removing woody vegetation, little is known about how much extra wood or added economic value late fertilization after thinning produces.

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Eastern Europe

Increasing Russian Forage Production Through Improved Fertilization

Occupying nearly 20% of all cultivated land, grasses and legumes are key forage crops in Russia.

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South Asia

IFDC Empowers Rural Women in Bangladesh Through Fertilizer Best Management Practices

In August 2016 the Walmart Foundation signed a contract with IFDC to implement the “Accelerating Vegetable Productivity Improvement” (AVPI) project for two years in Bangladesh.

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Oceania

IPNI Helps Australian Farmers Make Better Fertilizer Decisions

When testing soil to determine fertilizer application rates, critical soil test values are used to show the likelihood of a crop response to an added nutrient.

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Africa

IFDC Completes a Successful Nigerian Project to Enable Input Access for Farmers

Between October 2014 and October 2017, IFDC’s Feed the Future Nigeria Agro-Inputs Project helped farmers access high quality and affordable inputs by developing the private sector-led agricultural inputs market.

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East Asia

Controlled-Release Urea Boosts Yields and Profits for Rice and Eggplant Production in Hubei, China

China is the world’s largest producer (and consumer) of rice and eggplant.

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Africa

AFAP Helps Turn a Southern Mozambique Farmers’ Cooperative into a Major Regional Fertilizer Distributor

In 2010 and 2012 torrential rains devastated the Chokwé district in Mozambique’s southern Gaza province leaving over 10,000 people destitute, many of them smallholder farmers.

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South Asia

Better Nutrient Management Improves Incomes for Indian Rice-Maize Farmers

With 100 million tons grown in 2011 alone, rice is traditionally the grain of choice in India.

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North Africa

Improving olive tree fertilization in Morocco

Between 2014 and 2015, IPNI participated in a study that evaluated the fertilization of 36 olive orchards in Morocco, in the Marrakesh and the Essaouira provinces.

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North America

Learning 4R Nutrient Stewardship online, through Fertilizer Canada’s eLearning platform

Fertilizer Canada developed an eLearning platform to provide continuing education to fertilizer industry workers.

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North America

Xin Zhang Assistant Professor at the University of Maryland's Centre

Xin Zhang, Assistant Professor at the University of Maryland’s Centre for Environmental Science, speaking to IFA at its 2016 Annual Conference in Moscow.

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Africa

Meet the woman who founded her own field school to empower young agricultural entrepreneurs

Yinka Adesola is committed to solving Nigeria’s food security issues by empowering the next generation with the tools and knowledge to grow and sell more food.

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East Asia

Improving Yield and Profitability of Processing Tomatoes in Northwest China with Potassium

The Xinjiang region of northwest China is the largest producer of processing tomatoes in the country.

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Africa

Boosting Soybean Yields and Raising Farmer Income in Kenya with Nutrient Management

In Kenya, three out of four people work in some aspect of agriculture and food production.

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South America

Alleviating poverty in Peru through improved coffee yields

Coffee farmers in Northern Peru have been facing a repeating poverty cycle stemming from low yields and low incomes, that over time has begun affecting their family stability.

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Africa

Improving agricultural productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa is a wide and diverse region. In most of the countries in SSA, agriculture represents about 25% of the GDP, and 60% of employment.

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North America

Minimizing Phosphorus losses with the 4Rs and cover crops in Kansa, USA

The Kansas Agricultural Shed Field Laboratory was established in 2014 by IPNI, with the support from the 4R Research Fund.

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South Asia

Bringing the 4Rs to life in Jharkand State, India

From 2008 to 2013, IPNI ran the Global Maize Project in the Jharkand State of India.

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