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Humates, Soil Fertility and Organic Farming
Article written by Sam Uffindell
Humates have been around since the dawn of time and are seeing a renaissance in agricultural use. Humates are soft coal deposits that are carbon dense, rich in humic substances, including humic and fulvic acids, and are regarded by agronomists as one of the most important components in building soil fertility. Consumer preferences, government regulations, environmental sustainability and evolving farming practices are all contributing to a shift towards cleaner, more sustainable methods of agricultural production. Humates can play a key role in helping to improve our soil and meet consumer, regulatory and environmental requirements.