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What are GMOs and are they okay to eat? What does organic farming look like? How are animals like chicken or cattles raised? The snapAG project offers a series of reader-friendly information sheets that invite you to explore some hot topics linked to today's agriculture and food sector. Browse the categories below to learn more!

Conventional or Organic Fertilizer

Conventional or Organic Fertilizer

The nutrients used by plants to support healthy growth are the same, whether they come from organic or conventional fertilizers.


Websites to Investigate This Topic Further


  1. Elizabeth Graham, Stuart Grandy & Marilyn Thelen, Michigan State University. (No date). “Manure Effects on Soil Organisms and Soil Quality.”
  2. Fertilizer Canada. (2017). “FAQS – Fertilizer Fundamentals.”
  3. Oregon State University Extension Service. (April 30, 2006). “Here’s the Scoop on Chemical and Organic Fertilizer.”
  4. Ibid.


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