AG POLICY NEWS
Storing Fertilizer
Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter
Mon May 20, 2013 10:27 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Farmers have been moving toward storing fertilizer on their farms to ensure product is available to them when they want it and to take advantage of price breaks during certain times of the year.

The massive explosion of the West Fertilizer Co. in West, Texas, on April 17 that killed 14 people and injured more than 200 others triggered more debates on fertilizer safety.

At a press conference May 16, state and federal authorities announced they have ended a month-long scene investigation and the cause of the disaster is "undetermined." Investigators have ruled out possible causes for ...

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