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DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends
Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter
Tue May 13, 2014 11:20 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Retail fertilizer prices continue to show strength with corn planting in some areas at full stride, according to retailers tracked by DTN for the first week of May 2014. This marks the twelfth consecutive week all retail fertilizer prices were higher.

Only one fertilizer was up a significant amount. 10-34-0 was up 7% compared to a month earlier as corn planting continues to ramp up. The starter fertilizer had an average price of $551/ton.

The remaining seven fertilizers were higher compared to a month earlier, but the move to the high side was fairly insignificant. DAP had ...

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