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Why organic fertilizers retain water and how that’s useful

One of the features of organic fertilizers is the water retaining capacity. It is a valuable feature because it contributes the soils’ water balance. Organic fertilizers retain water and prevents it from being wasted. Instead the water will be saved carefully in the organic fertilizer pellet. The right water balance boosts soil structure and the […]

What is effective organic matter?

Organic matter is a well-known part of organic fertilizers and an important nutrient for the soil. Besides organic matter there is also effective organic matter (EOM). What is effective organic matter and how does it differ from “regular” organic matter? Why is effective organic matter measured in the soil? What does the effective organic matter […]

Humic and fulvic acids in organic fertilizers (part 5)

We have come to the last part in the series of five. In the fifth part of nutrients in organic fertilizers we will discuss humic acids and fulvic acids. These two nutriens are less known in the world of organic fertilizers and agriculture. What is the function of these in organic fertilizers? What is the […]