24 Aug 2015

Better Crops With Plant Food - 2015 #3

NWatchTM On-Farm Research Improves Decision and Policy Making for Nitrogen Use

21 Aug 2015


Cobalt (Co) fertilization is occasionally reported to benefit crop growth, but the need for supplemental Co is rather rare. Cobalt has only recently been recognized as a potentially essential nutrient for plants. Cobalt is necessary for nitrogen (N) fixation occurring within the nodules of legume plants.

24 Jul 2015

VIDEO: Nitrogen Fertilizer: Its Importance and Responsible Use

Let's meet nitrogen, one of our essential building blocks of life and a vital part of every cell, plant, insect and animal. This video describes how and why modern nitrogen fertilizer was developed, as well as the strategies farmers use to grow healthier and higher yielding crops with nitrogen fertilizer.

24 Jul 2015

Nutri-Facts - Nickel

Nickel (Ni) is the most recent element to be added to the list of essential plant nutrients.

26 Jun 2015

Interpretive Summaries: 2014 Crop Year

This past year IPNI provided financial and in-kind support to over 160 projects around the world.

24 Jun 2015


Calcium (Ca) nutrition plays a vital role in the production of high quality crops. It also has an important function as a valuable soil amendment in many situations.

16 Jun 2015

Plant Nutrition Today - Summer 2015

This quarterly publication features current issues in plant nutrition.

29 May 2015

Better Crops With Plant Food - 2015 #2

A Look at the Nutrient Budget for Brazilian Agriculture and much more inside this issue of Better Crops.

28 May 2015

International Plant Nutrition Institute - Program Report 2015

This annual report demonstrates actions and metrics related to our responses to the needs identified in our Global Tactical Plan.

15 May 2015

The Importance of Lios

IPNI partnered with students from the University of Georgia Dramatic Media Department to develop a short stop-motion, animated educational video to promote the International Year of Soil. This eight-minute video, called ‘The Importance of Lios’ demonstrates the importance of earthworms in healthy soil and subtly promotes the vital role of plant nutrients and balanced soil fertility.

26 Apr 2015

Frontiers in Potassium Science

Developing a Roadmap to Advance the Science of Potassium Soil Fertility Evaluation