FARM BUSINESS NEWS
Shares Down for Potash Corp.
Fri Oct 25, 2013 05:56 PM CDT

(The Globe and Mail) -- Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. has cut its profit outlook for this year due to weak demand after the breakup of a Russian-Belarussian potash cartel sent prices of fertilizer tumbling.

The Saskatoon-based company, the world's biggest potash producer, said on Thursday it would now earn between $2 to $2.20 a share this year, down from its previous forecast of between $2.45 and $2.70 per share.

The weaker forecast from Potash Corp. reflects difficulty the industry faces following the Belarus Potash Co. breakup in July. Russia's OAO Uralkali withdrew from a partnership it had with rival ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, researchers produce orange-colored corn with sight-saving capabi...
  • Strong Immunity Wins Two weeks after calving, cows lose body condition. But if she is short on nutrients, too, that dr...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Farm lenders should halt their petty rivalry and focus on agriculture's best interest: Our nation...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • GOP Picks Conaway as House Ag Chairman The House Republican Steering Committee on Tuesday selected Rep. Michael Conaway, R-Texas, as the...
  • Head Start A Pennsylvania teen has two years of a farm-to-fork business under his belt and is looking to exp...
  • Woodbury: Farm Family Business One of the world's wealthiest families measures success not in dollars but in authenticity.
  • Ask the Vet A warning about bull breeding soundness.
Related News Stories
High Nitrate Levels in IA Rivers
Ag Runoff Targeted
DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends
DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends
Fertilizer Company Fined
DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends
DTN Fertilizer Outlook
DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends