Who discovered the uses of gypsum as a fertilizer?

Answer Gypsum has been used by many cultures for centuries, the earliest use dates back the the Ancient Assyrians sculpting with what they called Alabaster. Gypsum was first used as a fertilizer in the Un... Read More »

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Why is gypsum used in fertilizer?

Gypsum in fertilizer is a soil amendment: It helps condition heavy soils such as clay to make them usable. Gypsum penetrates the clay, breaking it apart so you can work the soil.Source:Basic Info F... Read More »

When was gypsum discovered?

Gypsum is the compound used to create plaster. While the original discovery of gypsum is unknown, its first use dates to over 9,000 years ago in Anatolia and Syria. In Egypt, over 5,000 years ago... Read More »

Why is organic fertilizer better than inorganic fertilizer or chemical fertilizer?

It's better because organic fertilizer contains no chemicals that could / may kill the plant faster than using inorganic that contains man-made things that WILL kill your plants faster Organic fer... Read More »

There was a blast in TX at a fertilizer plant. Will the govt make us pass fertilizer background checks now?

Already has. To work around it or buy large quantities like a farmer does takes special training. And permits. Special storage for some things. And proper posting and logging of it. It is regu... Read More »