The October issue of Current Opinion in Plant Biology includes several articles that review various topics on the subject of plant nutrition. These span the spectrum of nutrients from trace and metal nutrients to macronutrients. The reviews also span topics such as membrane and tissue-level transport, regulatory signals, nutrient sensors, interactions with microbial symbionts, and the intersections between nutrients and development and nutrients and metabolism. It’s a great set of articles to brush up on the latest insights into one of the fundamental fields of plant physiology. Curr. Opin. Plant Biol.