Global Fertilizer Day
Global Fertilizer Day is celebrated on 13 October to commemorate one of the greatest inventions, the harvesting of the nitrogen from air. Haber-Bosch patent on synthesis of ammonia from air in 1908 laid the foundation of the modern fertilizers industry and thanks to their invention billions of people were saved from famine.
Global Fertilizer Day 2020
The outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic in 20 brought food security back on the agenda. During the lockdowns imposed in various countries, agri-food workers played a critical role in continuing to make sure food is produced and arrives on every table. We dedicated them the #FoodHeroes campaign, paying tribute to their efforts of never ceasing to grow and provide nutritious and healthy food for all.
Global Fertilizer Day 2021
The future of European agriculture is in the hands of a younger generation of farmers who embrace innovation and sustainability in their daily activities.
‘Applying more knowledge per hectare’ is the mantra of farming in Europe. Innovative solutions, long-established knowledge, modern fertilizer products, real-time data and modern machinery have laid the groundwork for much more precise application of fertilizers leading to improved yields and lower environmental impact.
Through the development of innovative solutions and practical tools, European Fertilizer producers strive to empower farmers to produce more with less.