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DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends
Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter
Tue Nov 5, 2013 12:58 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- Retail fertilizer prices look to be leveling off some after free-falling for the past couple of months, according to retailers tracked by DTN for the fifth week of October.

All eight of the major fertilizers had lower prices from last month but none showed a significant price drop.

DAP had an average price of $523/ton, MAP $565/ton, potash $491/ton and urea $441/ton. 10-34-0 was at $519/ton, anhydrous $653/ton, UAN28 $321/ton and UAN32 $369/ton.

On a price per pound of nitrogen basis, the average urea price was at $0.48/lb.N, anhydrous $0.40/lb.N, UAN28 $0.58/lb.N and UAN32 $0.58/lb.N.

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