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New York Agriculture in the Classroom

Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix

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Potash Mining Video

Potassium is the "K" in N-P-K; one of three macronutrients that plants need to thrive. The Potash Mining video shows students the process of mining potassium (potash). Take a close up look at where this element is found in the earth, how it it was formed anciently, and how it is mined and then used as fertilizer to add nutrients to the soil to grow our food supply.

Time to Complete
5 minutes

Nutrients for Life Foundation

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