Fertilizer plants are shutting down, leaving global food supply on the brink of collapse

The world’s food supply is being systematically deconstructed in the name of fighting the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19). Fertilizer plants, we are told, must be shut down because of global warming or the virus or something. Consequently, farmers are increasingly unable to grow food for a hungry planet. As we reported, CF Industries Holdings Inc. is halting operations, supposedly … Continue reading Fertilizer plants are shutting down, leaving global food supply on the brink of collapse

Global food production teeters on the brink due to widespread fertilizer shortages

Under the banner of fighting the Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19), corporations all around the world have stopped producing fertilizer, which is of course needed to grow food. Record prices for fertilizer due to fiat-driven inflation combined with dwindling supplies of existing fertilizer have created a dire situation in which global starvation could very soon become a reality. According … Continue reading Global food production teeters on the brink due to widespread fertilizer shortages

THE WORLD GOES HUNGRY: Fertilizer prices projected to reach near-record high in 2022

As if things were not already bad enough, the latest projections suggest that the fertilizer chemicals needed to grow food are set to reach near-record high prices in 2022. Farm Management Specialist Gary Schnitkey from the University of Illinois (UoI) warns that major fertilizers in Illinois, a “rust belt” farming state, have already increased by about 50 percent in … Continue reading THE WORLD GOES HUNGRY: Fertilizer prices projected to reach near-record high in 2022

Germany’s largest ammonia producer slashes output amid escalating energy crisis; food crop shortages anticipated throughout 2022

Natural gas is suddenly not as plentiful as it once was in Europe, which is sending shockwaves throughout the supply chain. The latest casualty is ammonia, with Germany’s largest producer, SKW Piesteritz, having to slash output due to skyrocketing natural gas prices and tight supplies. According to reports, two of the United Kingdom’s largest fertilizer factories had … Continue reading Germany’s largest ammonia producer slashes output amid escalating energy crisis; food crop shortages anticipated throughout 2022

Home gardening hacks: 7 Household items you can use as fertilizer

Fertilizers help the crops in your home garden get additional nutrients they need to grow healthy and strong. If you’re looking for natural fertilizers, try using banana peels or eggshells in your home garden. Doing this ensures that your plants grow well and aren’t exposed to harmful chemicals in store-bought fertilizers. (h/t to OffTheGridNews.com) Banana peels Banana peels … Continue reading Home gardening hacks: 7 Household items you can use as fertilizer

Top 6 organic fertilizers for your garden

The use of fertilizers dates back 8,000 years, when early farmers used manure to fertilize their crops. However, modern, commercial agriculture has now become heavily dependent on toxic synthetic fertilizers. These man-made chemicals allow farmers to temporarily increase the yield of their crops, but they also destroy beneficial soil microorganisms, cause air and water pollution and increase … Continue reading Top 6 organic fertilizers for your garden

Is your garden “fertilizer” made from toxic sewage sludge?

Summer is almost here, which means millions of Americans are busily planting their gardens for the season. With that typically comes lots of fertilizer, many brands of which contain toxic sewer sludge, also known as “biosludge,” disguised as plant “food.” The Sierra Club recently conducted a study on garden fertilizer and found that much of it … Continue reading Is your garden “fertilizer” made from toxic sewage sludge?

Scientists warn that microplastics are harming earthworms, plant health and soil pH

Researchers from the Anglia Ruskin University found that microplastic can curb the growth of earthworms, potentially affecting plant and soil health. Earthworms play an important role in the soil ecosystem as they dramatically alter soil structure, nutrient dynamics, water movement and plant growth. But the presence of microplastics is harming earthworms, according to the findings published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology. “The … Continue reading Scientists warn that microplastics are harming earthworms, plant health and soil pH

Scientists: Long history of fertilizer use on land is threatening our water quality today

Imagine you’re driving down a long, straight road through rural farmland. One either side of you are beautiful green farms. The produce being grown on these farms looks healthy and appears to be thriving. Now picture the land beneath those farms as massive sponges. Like all sponges, put enough liquid in and eventually the absorption … Continue reading Scientists: Long history of fertilizer use on land is threatening our water quality today

The government is LYING about the safety of “biosludge”

Unbeknownst to the vast majority of Americans, the federal government has quietly given the green light for companies to take treated sewage and spread it all over America’s food crops as “fertilizer.” It’s a form of “recycling” that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) claims is completely safe, but that a whistleblower has revealed is actually … Continue reading The government is LYING about the safety of “biosludge”