Learn about Agriculture

Fertilizer

Fertilizer cover photo

Plants require nutrients to grow. As plants grow, they use nutrients from the soil. When they are harvested, they take those nutrients with them and so they need to be replenished for the next crop.

  1. Fertilizer Canada. (2017). “What Is Fertilizer?”
  2. Agriculture in the Classroom – SK. (2015). “Food Production – Ways to Farm” from the classroom resource Feeding a Growing World: Exploring Saskatchewan’s Role in Global Food Security.
  3. Fertilizer Canada. (2017). “What Is 4R Nutrient Stewardship?”
  4. Alberta Agriculture and Forestry. (January 1, 1993). “Legume Green Manuring.”
  5. Fertilizer Canada. (2017). “FAQS – Fertilizer Fundamentals.”

"Corn stunted from nitrogen deficiency", Page 1 – Shanna Shroeder 

  • soil
  • plants
  • fertilizer

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