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Farm Progress America, May 4, 2022

Max Armstrong shares how the global shortage of fertilizer could impact food supplies.

Max Armstrong reports on the global attention to the fertilizer challenge facing the world. Farmers are reducing fertilizer use, testing the limits of how much they can apply without hurting yields. Max shares some interesting statistics as growers trim fertilizer use, which will impact yields. The actions are being taken from Brazil to West Africa. The long-term impact on food prices could have a global impact.

Max Armstrong's Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.

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