fertilizer fertilizer  /ˈfɜr tə ˌlaɪ zər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) any substance such as manure or a mixture of nitrates used to make soil more fertile

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Usage(s):

  1. Here's how San Francisco and other cities are turning these scraps into fertilizer and reducing greenhouse-gas emissions along the way.
  2. Forever hungry, India needs fertilizer to inspire the food production necessary for its burgeoning population.
  3. The North refuses to start negotiations on family reunions after a fertilizer shipment is delayed.

News

  1. FEMA denies aid for Texas fertilizer plant blast

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency is refusing to provide additional money to help rebuild the small Texas town where a deadly fertilizer plant explosion leveled numerous homes and a school, and killed ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. To Texans' dismay, feds deny additional aid after fertilizer plant explosions

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency has denied additional aid tied to deadly explosions at a Texas fertilizer plant, a decision ripped Wednesday by local and state officials who accused President Barack Obama of having "gone against his word."
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CNN

  3. FEMA: Texas fertilizer blast victims don't warrant disaster aid

    — The Federal Emergency Management Agency is refusing to provide money to help rebuild the small Texas town where a deadly fertilizer plant explosion leveled numerous homes and a school, and killed 15 people.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Detroit News

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Quotes

  1. "The preliminary opinion experts have given us is that there is a problem with the fertilizer," Chow told reporters.
    on Oct 25, 2008 By: York Chow Source: USA Today

  2. "The oversight of the organic industry from a fertilizer perspective is kind of like the wild West," said Dean Florez, D-Shafter, chairman of the state Senate Committee on Food and Agriculture.
    on Feb 4, 2009 By: Dean Florez Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. The current crisis could have been avoided "if we, the world, had promoted fertilizer in Africa and we have known for ages it works," said Pedro Sanchez, Columbia University tropical agricultural director.
    on May 8, 2008 By: Pedro Sanchez Source: FOXNews

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