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DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends
Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter
Tue Oct 15, 2013 10:41 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Once again retail fertilizer prices have moved lower, according to DTN's weekly survey of fertilizer retailers nationwide.

All eight of the major fertilizers registered considerably lower prices compared to the same period last month.

For the second week of October, urea plunged 9% compared to last month while potash was down 8%; DAP, 10-34-0 and UAN28 were all down 7%. Urea had average price of $442/ton, potash $493/ton, DAP $524/ton, 10-34-0 $523/ton and UAN28 $323/ton.

Potash is now only $24/ton away from its five-year low of $469/ton made the fifth week of Aug. 2010, according to DTN ...

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