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Podcast: How science brought us ‘synthetic’ fertilizer, and why it was a game changer for farmers

| May 14, 2019
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Cameron English: GLP Senior Agricultural Genetics Editor    More details
Kevin Folta: University of Florida plant geneticist    More details

Bet you never thought fertilizer was magical but that changes today! On this episode of Biotech Facts and Fallacies, plant pathologist Steve Savage discusses how scientific discovery brought us fertilizer, effectively changing the game for farmers around the world.

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Steve Savage is a plant pathologist and senior contributor to the GLP. Follow him on Twitter @grapedoc. The Pop Agriculture podcast is available for listening or subscription on iTunes and Google Podcasts.

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