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The Nitrogen Ticking Time Bomb

Nitrogen Fertilizer

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  • New research shows significant buildup of nitrogen fertilizers far below the soil surface at depths of 10 inches to 3.2 feet
  • Excess nitrogen accumulated deep in the soil could continue to leach into groundwater for 35 years after the fertilizer use is ceased
  • In the last four decades, nitrogen fertilizer efficiency has decreased by two-thirds while their use per hectare (approximately 2.5 acres) of land has increased by seven times

By Dr. Mercola

The application of synthetic nitrogen fertilizers to farmland represents the epitome of unsustainable agriculture. In an extremely shortsighted view, use of such fertilizer makes sense because plants need nitrogen to grow.

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