Biofertilizers Making Progress In Agricultural Marketplace

4/3/19: Biofertilizers are fertilizers that contain living organisms. Compared to conventional fertilizers, they can reduce the amount of nutrients lost from cropland into the environment. This can have positive implications for water-quality issues in agricultural areas.

Croplife readers were surveyed on how they perceived biologicals in the marketplace. According to respondents, 65% believed that one of the biggest barriers to future adoption for biofertilizer products was “a lack of trust in product performance.” This is one reason companies are investing in getting the word out about biofertilizers.

Soil health is a big market driver for the adoption of new agricultural technologies. This is a trend that could result in more widespread adoption of biofertilizer products.

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