Fun Lessons to Teach from Your Home

During these uncertain times, Nutrients for Life Foundation wants to help you reach your students with engaging and relevant resources. These resources meet standards.

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Sustainable Agriculture Feeds our Growing Population

Do you know how farmers and home gardeners apply the 4R's of fertilizer use to protect our soil, water, and air while they produce food to feed the world?

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Professional Development

This two-day course is designed for teachers aiming to further their knowledge and understanding of soil, enhance their current curriculum, and learn why our Foundation refers to it as Life’s Main Ingredient.
July 27-28, 2020 in St. Louis, MO

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How is Agriculture Connected to Water Quality?

The H2Know digital case study brings the science of water quality challenges to the classroom. Investigate a water quality issue in Lake Erie and find solutions. Designed for grades 9-12.

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STEM is Critical to Feeding our Planet

Showcase the power of STEM as a tool your students can use to generate innovative solutions for sustainably feeding 9 billion people by 2050.

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Take Your Students on a Journey to 2050

Invite the Nutrients for Life team to be a guest speaker in your class to help your students answer the question, “How will we sustainably feed nearly 10 billion people by the year 2050?”

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The Science Behind Sports Turf Management

Sports start from the ground up... with healthy soil! Through our partnership with Discovery Education, we invite you to join us for a virtual field trip to Texas A&M University to see the science behind turf management firsthand.

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Retailers Toolkit

We have a lesson worth teaching, and as a member of the agricultural industry, you are the perfect person to teach it!

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Planted in 2004, Our Impact is Still Growing

The Nutrients for Life Foundation was formed in 2004 by leaders in the fertilizer industry with the belief that developing solutions to sustainably feed the world begins with educating the next generation of innovators and decision makers. In 2017, we impacted 4.9 million students with our educational resources. This achievement would not be possible without an ever-expanding network of donors, advocates and volunteers.

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Nutrients for Life Foundation will be hosting our third Professional Development Event, Soil – Life’s Main Ingredient, June 27-28, 2019 in St. Louis, MO. The event will be held in conjunction with The Fertilizer Institute’s Info Ag Conference.Planned tours include Bayer, Oakley Fertilizer, Inc., W Stemme Farms, and the St. Louis Science Center.  With a focus on sustainability and modern-day agriculture, industry experts will share their experiences, knowledge and answer questions.  We will also take an in depth look at careers in agriculture and explore career activities that can be used in the classroom.  Learn more now