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.
According to a new report from Rabobank, the U.S. nitrogen fertilizer market is now reaching a point of saturation, as announced capacities are expected to come online in the next few years.
U.S. fertilizer producer Mosaic Co said on Wednesday that it would permanently halt production of muriate of potash at its Carlsbad, N.M., mine due to the quality of ore and age of the facility.
Italy's Maire Tecnimont said on Monday it had signed a memorandum of understanding with Pakistan's Fatima Group Principals and Midwest Fertilizer Corporation to build a nitrogen fertilizer complex in the United States.
It’s important that producers not overreact to lower crop prices for wheat by cutting back this fall on phosphate fertilizer, if it’s needed, for the wheat crop. Wheat is the most highly responsive crop we grow to P fertilizers.