FARM BUSINESS NEWS
DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends
Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter
Tue Jan 21, 2014 10:34 AM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- Average retail fertilizer prices are mixed the second week of January 2014 with five fertilizers lower and three fertilizers higher compared to last month, according to fertilizer retailers surveyed by DTN. Retailers have reported in recent weeks there are some signs prices could begin to climb higher after many months of moving lower.

Leading the way to the low side is MAP. The phosphate fertilizer was 5% lower compared to the second week of December and had an average price of $520 per ton.

Also lower were DAP, potash, 10-34-0 and anhydrous, although none were down significantly. ...

Quick View
  • Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy Can you trim inputs while growing soybeans in 2015? Here's a look at what you can and can't cut.
  • Fescue Workaround Fescue can be a challenge, but Butch Foster said he and his dad, Bob, put 200 to 250 pounds on ca...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Readers pose tax questions on how to justify repairs, handle capital gains on a residence and com...
  • Senior Partners - 1 Think how rural communities could rejuvenate if farmland rents stayed local rather than flowing t...
  • Sample With Precision Dan Davidson looks at how to measure the horsepower of your soil with the Solvita soil respiratio...
  • USDA Defines Actively Engaged Under the 2014 farm bill, family operations are exempted from proposed changes in actively engage...
  • New Paths Max payments forecast in areas of hardest-hit 2014 corn yields.
  • She's Got It All Alicia Mielke is a farm girl originally from Harrington, Wash., who continues to lend a hand to h...
  • Ask the Vet Would a bull with an undescended testicle or one that was a hard pull at birth be worthy of breed...
Related News Stories
White House Releases Antibiotics Plan
Making Money With Manure - 3
Windy Day Danger
Making Money With Manure - 2
Making Money With Manure - 1