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DTN Fertilizer Outlook: Expect Prices to Follow Corn Market

DTN Fertilizer Outlook: Expect Prices to Follow Corn Market

👤By Russ Quinn, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔May 18, 2017

Retail fertilizer prices continued to hold steady the second week of May 2017, according to fertilizer retailers surveyed by DTN. Of the eight major fertilizers, five were slightly lower in price compared to a month earlier. These were DAP, urea,

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DTN Fertilizer Outlook: U.S. Weather Slows Demand

DTN Fertilizer Outlook: U.S. Weather Slows Demand

👤By Karl Stenerson, DTN Fertilizer Columnist 🕔May 4, 2017

The following is a breakdown of international and domestic wholesale prices and trends for various fertilizers. AMMONIA International: The international ammonia price climb ceased at the end of April, with ammonia markets showing clear signs that bearish sentiment now prevails

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DTN Fertilizer Trends: Will New Iowa Plant Effect Imports? – DTN

DTN Fertilizer Trends: Will New Iowa Plant Effect Imports? – DTN

👤By Russ Quinn, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Apr 27, 2017

Average retail fertilizer prices continued to be fairly steady with no significant moves either higher or lower the third week of April 2017, according to fertilizer retailers surveyed by DTN.   Of the eight major fertilizers, five are slightly higher

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Flint on Crops: Potash Puts Peas in Your Pods – Commentary

Flint on Crops: Potash Puts Peas in Your Pods – Commentary

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University 🕔Apr 24, 2017

We have talked about this subject before, but I felt like it needed to be mentioned one more time before we get too far into this year’s crop. This is the time when a booster dose of potash can provide

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DTN Fertilizer Outlook: Wet March Holds Price Steady

DTN Fertilizer Outlook: Wet March Holds Price Steady

👤By Karl Stenerson, DTN Fertilizer Columnist 🕔Apr 4, 2017

Here is a breakdown of international and domestic wholesale prices and trends by the various fertilizers: AMMONIA International: The international ammonia market continued to firm during March with uplifts as high as $50 recorded in the spot prices in the

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DTN Fertilizer Trends: Moving in to the Flat Zone

DTN Fertilizer Trends: Moving in to the Flat Zone

👤By Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Mar 31, 2017

Retail fertilizer prices were still mostly higher the third week of March 2017, but this climb higher appears to be slowing, according to fertilizer retailers surveyed by DTN. And, for the first time in five weeks, not all of the

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Flint on Crops: Spring Potash Can Boost Yields – Commentary

Flint on Crops: Spring Potash Can Boost Yields – Commentary

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University 🕔Mar 27, 2017

Probably the most popular kind of subject matter for those of us who attempt to write about the art and science of growing crops is how to make crops produce higher yields. When I started working with crops in the

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DTN Fertilizer Trends: Prices Rising but Still Below 2016 Levels

DTN Fertilizer Trends: Prices Rising but Still Below 2016 Levels

👤By Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Mar 15, 2017

Fertilizer prices were still on the rise the first week of March 2017, according to fertilizer retailers surveyed by DTN. This marks the seventh consecutive week prices have moved higher.    For the third week in a row, all eight

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DTN Fertilizer Outlook: Strong Demand Supports Domestic Prices

DTN Fertilizer Outlook: Strong Demand Supports Domestic Prices

👤By Karl Stenerson, DTN Fertilizer Columnist 🕔Mar 7, 2017

Here is a breakdown of international and domestic wholesale prices and trends by the various fertilizers: AMMONIA International: International ammonia prices remained firm during February as supply out of the Black Sea was still severely restricted for most of the

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Fertilizer: P/K Deficiencies Cause Longterm Problems in Corn and Soybeans – DTN

Fertilizer: P/K Deficiencies Cause Longterm Problems in Corn and Soybeans – DTN

👤By Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Feb 13, 2017

With tight crop margins and increasing yields, it’s easy to overlook the importance of potassium (K) applications.  Soils deficient in K will limit yields and quality. Farmers can face several different issues with how much of an investment they make

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