FARM BUSINESS NEWS
DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends
Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter
Tue Jan 7, 2014 01:42 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- Retail fertilizer prices tracked by DTN for the last week of 2013 showed a couple fertilizers on the decline while the others remained fairly steady.

Seven of the eight major fertilizers had lower prices compared to last month. DAP and MAP were the only two with noteworthy changes. DAP was 5% lower compared to a month earlier while MAP was 6% less expensive. DAP had an average price of $494 per ton while MAP was at $519 per ton.

Five other fertilizers had fairly slight price decreases. Potash had an average price of $476/ton, 10-34-0 was at ...

Quick View
  • Stay on Top of SDS The distinctive yellow patches of sudden death syndrome (SDS) are surfacing in soybean fields acr...
  • Cattle Market There may be a little less bull in this fall's calf market, but the fundamentals still spell oppo...
  • Precision Ag Potential Pending Precision agriculture proponents insist the industry can revolutionize agriculture, but first mor...
  • Cash Rent Reset - 2 Iowa farmland owners Fred and Lodean Cook may consider flexible cash leases for the first time th...
  • Iowa Land Gets a Bounce Key Midwest land values are stuck in neutral or sliding below 2014 levels, recently released opin...
  • Canadian Dairy Conundrum Coping with Canada's dairy industry import tariffs and supply controls remains one of the stickin...
  • Senior Partners - 5 This fatherly financial advice is meant to prevent heartaches should the farm economy suffer anot...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl CPA Andy Biebl answers readers' questions on depreciation recapture, defining a "true" lease and ...
  • Ask the Vet Does my calf have a hernia and is it repairable?
Related News Stories
Nitrogen Plans Altered
Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy
DTN Fertilizer Outlook
Parallels to 1997
Co-op Backtracks on N Plant