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A scaling back of federal oversight means producers should be wary of new fertilizer products that come with big promises.

Fertilizer warning: Don’t pay $12 an acre for ‘foo-foo dust’

Buyer beware, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency no longer tests fertilizers for efficacy and quality

A“streamlining” of federal oversight of fertilizers has opened the door to deceptive marketing claims and forced product testing on to farmers. “There have always been con men trying to sell you things with dubious claims. It’s just maybe easier for them now,” said Harry Brook, a crop specialist with Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. “All […] Read more