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DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends
Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter
Tue Feb 11, 2014 10:58 AM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- Prices for the majority of fertilizers are increasing, according to retailers tracked by DTN for the first week of February 2014. Five of the eight major fertilizers had higher retail prices compared to the first week of January.

Leading the price escalation again is urea. The nitrogen fertilizer was 12% higher compared to a month earlier and now has an average price of $503/ton.

This marks the first time urea edged back above $500/ton since the last week of July 2013. Urea that week had an average price of $506/ton.

The other fertilizers with noteworthy price changes ...

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