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Sulphate of Potash: Key for staving off soil salinity impacts

Every day for more than 20 years, an average of 2,000 hectares of irrigated land in arid and semi-arid areas across 75 countries have been degraded by salt. Salt degrades soils and saps crop productivity, increases poverty, drives economically precarious rural communities to the cities, undermines biodiversity, and harms soil’s ability to store carbon. The […]

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Sulphate of Potash price: What to expect in 2022?

The global fertiliser market is solid due to strong global demand and the growth of prices for crop nutrients. Despite some initial sluggishness, potassium sulphate (SOP) pricing replicates gains witnessed in the MOP market. A similar market trend will most likely be continued throughout the rest of 2022. The global potash market has come alive

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SOP price premium – a very brief introduction

When talking about market developments of potash fertilisers, any prospective investor should also note that two main kinds – Muriate of Potash (MOP) and Sulphate of Potash (SOP) – tell very different stories regarding their respective prices. Again, the critical difference boils down primarily to their varying chloride content. The most common reason for opting

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Know thy potash: Key things you need to know before investing in potash

Let’s start with some context. According to The World Population Prospects 2019 report the world’s population is expected to increase by 2 billion persons in the next 30 years, from 7.7 billion currently to 9.7 billion in 2050. As the number of humans on the Earth continues to grow, it is becoming more and more

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Sulphate of Potash – Ingredient for climate-smart agriculture

Climate change is one of the most pervasive and threatening issues of our time, with far-reaching impacts in the twenty-first century. Human and ecological systems rely on soil to provide water and nutrients for plant growth, the regulation of the water cycle, and carbon storage. Climate change and its impacts — temperature increases, changing precipitation

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