Potash: A Primer on the Fertilizer Behind Merger Talks in Canada

  • Agrium, Potash Corp. consider combining nutrient producers
  • Potash helps plants absorb nutrients and ward off disease

Potash: it’s been one of the most commonly used fertilizers for hundreds of years, playing a vital role in boosting agricultural output to help feed a growing global population. But what is it? As Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. and Agrium Inc. engage in merger talks, here’s a potash primer.

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