Sustainable Agriculture Feeds our Growing Population

Do you know how farmers and home gardeners apply the 4R's of fertilizer use to protect our soil, water, and air while they produce food to feed the world?

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How is Agriculture Connected to Water Quality?

The H2Know digital case study brings the science of water quality challenges to the classroom. Investigate a water quality issue in Lake Erie and find solutions. Designed for grades 9-12.

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STEM is Critical to Feeding our Planet

Showcase the power of STEM as a tool your students can use to generate innovative solutions for sustainably feeding 9 billion people by 2050.

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Take Your Students on a Journey to 2050

Invite the Nutrients for Life team to be a guest speaker in your class to help your students answer the question, “How will we sustainable feed 9 billion people by the year 2050?”

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The Science Behind Sports Turf Management

Sports start from the ground up... with healthy soil! Through our partnership with Discovery Education, we invite you to join us for a virtual field trip to Texas A&M University to see the science behind turf management firsthand.

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Welcome to Our New Site

Our mission is to educate about the importance of responsible fertilizer use in growing healthy crops, increasing food production and feeding a growing population.

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Planted in 2004, Our Impact is Still Growing

The Nutrients for Life Foundation was formed in 2004 by leaders in the fertilizer industry with the belief that developing solutions to sustainably feed the world begins with educating the next generation of innovators and decision makers. In 2017, we impacted 4.9 million students with our educational resources. This achievement would not be possible without an ever-expanding network of donors, advocates and volunteers.