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Global Fertilizer Outlook - 5
Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter
Tue Nov 27, 2012 02:22 PM CST

PHILADELPHIA (DTN) -- While nitrogen fertilizer security is a topic that may be down the list for most people in the fertilizer supply chain, it is a subject that threatens lives domestically and across the globe.

In a presentation at the 2012 Fertilizer Outlook and Technology Conference held in Philadelphia recently, Lt. General Michael D. Barbero, director of the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization (JIEDDO), which operates under the Department of Defense, said the weapon of choice from threat networks across the world is the improvised explosive device (IED).

That's because IEDs are cheap, readily available, lethal, accurate, easy ...

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