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DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends
Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter
Tue Apr 8, 2014 02:07 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Average retail prices of fertilizers -- including anhydrous for the first time this spring -- continued to rise the first week of April, according to data collected by DTN from fertilizer retailers. This marks the seventh consecutive week all retail fertilizers' prices were higher.

Anhydrous jumped 6% compared to a month earlier. The nitrogen fertilizer averaged $660 per ton, up from last week's price of $633 per ton.

Phosphorus fertilizers were also higher in price once again, up 5% compared to a month earlier. DAP had an average price of $579/ton and MAP was at $599/ton.

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