Rentech Nitrogen Partners, L.P. announced that it has signed a long-term agreement with Tessenderlo Kerley, Inc. (TKI), the North American subsidiary of Brussels-based Tessenderlo Group, to supply TKI with ammonia produced from its East Dubuque, Ill., facility.
When we think of applying fertilizer the nutrients that come to mind initially are the major nutrients nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P), potassium (K), and sulfur (S). However there are 10 other mineral elements or nutrients needed by plants—most are micronutrients.
In recent years, sulfur (S) deficiency in wheat has become common in many areas of Kansas, particularly in no-till wheat. Classic S deficiency symptoms, confirmed by soil and plant analysis, have been observed in many no-till wheat fields during periods of rapid growth in the spring.