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Cronus Chemicals chooses Illinois for fertilizer plant


Cronus Chemicals announced it will build its new fertilizer plant outside of Tuscola, Ill., which is about 20 miles south of Champaign. The company will also open a U.S. headquarters in Chicago, according to Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity spokesman David Roeder.

Safety and stewardship vital in NH3 application


The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) and the Illinois Fertilizer & Chemical Association (IFCA) urge fertilizer dealers and farmers to practice both safety and stewardship this fall when applying anhydrous ammonia to prevent accidents and protect water quality.

Nitrogen fertilization rates for corn production


There has been a large change in corn grain prices this fall. How might that affect recommended nitrogen (N) fertilizer or manure-N application rates, and planning for the 2015 crop?

New fertilizer applicator certification training (10/20/14)

Tool balances nitrogen needs in a weaker grain market  (10/16/14)

Market outlook for controlled-release fertilizers (10/15/14)

Nitrogen fertilizer prices and 2015 planting decisions (10/14/14)

Fall nitrogen applications and soil temperature (10/14/14)

J. R. Simplot to build new ammonia plant in Wyoming (10/08/14)

Is it too early to apply fall nitrogen? (10/08/14)

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