FARM BUSINESS NEWS
DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends
Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter
Wed May 28, 2014 02:39 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Although the majority of retail fertilizer prices continued to rise during the third week of May, there were some that posted lower prices. According to retail fertilizer locations tracked by DTN, this marks the first time in 14 consecutive weeks that a fertilizer posted a lower retail price.

Six of the eight major fertilizers were higher compared to a month earlier. Only one fertilizer was up any significant amount. 10-34-0 was up 5% compared to the previous month. The starter fertilizer had an average price of $556/ton.

The remaining five fertilizers with higher prices posted fairly slight ...

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