Phosphorus/Potassium Articles

Monthly fertilizer prices: Comparing 2014 through 2009


Fertilizer prices have been increasing in recent months; however, per acre fertilizer costs should be lower in 2014 than in recent years.

Quick start and short-term fertility will be focus


Lower commodity prices, high land rent costs and the desire to get a running start on the 2014 growing season will combine to make use of starter fertilizers an attractive option for farmers this spring.

Effective starter fertilizer use in corn


Many producers could benefit by using starter fertilizer when planting corn. Starter fertilizer is simply the placement of some fertilizer, usually nitrogen (N) and phosphorus (P), near the seed — which "jump starts" growth in the spring.

India to buy Uralkali potash at lowest price in 7 years (04/02/14)

Unpredictable soybean response to starter fertilizer (03/31/14)

Compass Minerals to acquire Wolf Trax, Inc. (03/20/14)

Iowa’s Nutrient Research Center issues progress report (03/20/14)

What is the value of poultry litter? (03/19/14)

Fertilizer prices turn higher (03/17/14)

Crop nutrition problems can become pest problems (03/17/14)

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