FARM BUSINESS NEWS
DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends
Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter
Tue Dec 31, 2013 12:38 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- For the second week in a row, MAP is continuing to push lower while remaining fertilizer prices are holding steady, according to retailers tracked by DTN for the fourth week of December.

Seven of the eight major fertilizers notched lower prices compared to last month. MAP was the only with a noteworthy change and was 6% lower compared to the fourth week of November. The phosphorus fertilizer averaged $526 per ton.

Six fertilizers showed fairly minor price decreases. DAP had an average price of $496 per ton, potash $478/ton, 10-34-0 was at $508/ton, anhydrous $625/ton, UAN28 $317/ton ...

Quick View
  • Stay on Top of SDS The distinctive yellow patches of sudden death syndrome (SDS) are surfacing in soybean fields acr...
  • Cattle Market There may be a little less bull in this fall's calf market, but the fundamentals still spell oppo...
  • Precision Ag Potential Pending Precision agriculture proponents insist the industry can revolutionize agriculture, but first mor...
  • Cash Rent Reset - 2 Iowa farmland owners Fred and Lodean Cook may consider flexible cash leases for the first time th...
  • Iowa Land Gets a Bounce Key Midwest land values are stuck in neutral or sliding below 2014 levels, recently released opin...
  • Canadian Dairy Conundrum Coping with Canada's dairy industry import tariffs and supply controls remains one of the stickin...
  • Senior Partners - 5 This fatherly financial advice is meant to prevent heartaches should the farm economy suffer anot...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl CPA Andy Biebl answers readers' questions on depreciation recapture, defining a "true" lease and ...
  • Ask the Vet Does my calf have a hernia and is it repairable?
Related News Stories
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl
State of the Industry
Railroads Gear Up for Harvest
Cash Rent Reset - 3
Senior Partners - 5
Net Farm Income Falling Fast
Monsanto Calls Off Hunt
Monsanto Calls Off Hunt
Monsanto Nixes Syngenta Bid