RTB Presented at Boron Day Brazil, October 6

On October 6, 2016, Dr. Mark Manning, Director of Agriculture Market Development at U.S. Borax, presented at Boron Day Brazil in Piracicaba. He shared the differences between sources of boron – refined vs. minerals, and present our coffee field trial study from the 2013-2015 growing seasons proving that 100% water soluble borates results in significantly higher yield increases.

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Improved Corn Yields with Granubor® 2

Boron is an essential nutrient for plant growth and development. Rio Tinto Borates participated in independent corn trials during the 2012-14 seasons that investigated the impact of the soluble boron source Granubor® 2 compared to granular ulexite. As a refined granular sodium borate, Granubor® 2 is uniquely able to meet initial boron demands from corn’s early growth, and provide a continued season-long supply of boron.

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Borax Fertilizers on American Farmer

In a May 2016 episode, American Farmer traveled to California for a behind-the-scenes look at how the global mining and refining company operates California’s largest open pit mine in the Mohave Desert – one of the richest borate deposits on the planet. American Farmer is a breakthrough program on a mission to showcase the latest advancements in agriculture and farming.

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