The plant health improvement agents (PHIA) market, which consists of micronutrients, synthetic fertilizers and plant growth regulators (PGRs), is growing steadily in North America mainly due to demand from the food, biofuel and plant-based chemicals industries.
Potash Ridge Corporation announced that the Utah Division of Water Quality ("UDWQ") issued the Ground Water Discharge Permit for the Blawn Mountain Project.
Russia's Uralkali, the world's largest potash producer, said it may increase the price for a new 2015 supply contract with China by 10 percent, pressing efforts to restore prices to levels seen before last year's slump.
Plant nutrient deficiency symptoms begin to appear when one of the essential nutrients is lacking. Deficiencies are commonly observed later in the season when the soil cannot satisfy the high nutrient demand of a rapidly growing crop.
Without many serious problems to look at, this is a good time to consider whether this corn crop will turn out to be as good as it looks, and what threats might linger as we move into the six weeks over which yield will be made.
Phosphorus fertility for wheat (07/21/14)