With today’s public policy focused on reducing greenhouse gas emissions, Plantations International is helping farmers play a key role in making this happen. In fact, by optimizing the nitrogen fertilizer, a farmer’s contribution can come with the side benefit of increased yield and higher profit. As with every industry, farming contributes to the production of various greenhouse gases. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says that agriculture is responsible for a fifth of greenhouse gas emissions, which primarily come from the nitrous oxide produced as soil microbes digest the available nitrogen source. Nitrous oxide is listed among the most potent of […]
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