NEWS
Fertilizer Tech and Trends - 2
Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Apr 5, 2013 05:03 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- As spring advances, Randy Main is excited for year two of his fertilizer condo plan to commence. The Buffalo Center, Iowa, fertilizer retailer built and opened his first UAN "pod" last spring. He'll unveil a second pod this season in time for planting.

As the name implies, a fertilizer condo is a facility where farmers can store their own UAN32 for a fee without having the expense and hassle of building and maintaining on-farm storage. Main's pod consists of a mixing facility with a secondary containment system and now two, 1-million-gallon storage tanks for UAN32.

The condo ...

Quick View
Related News Stories
Subtle Changes Following West Explosion
Nitrogen Plant Shut Down in Alberta
Chemical Board Plans Meeting in West
Blast Victims' Families Seek Closure
DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends
Uralkali 2013 Profit Slumps
DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends
Potash Corp Names New CEO
Canada's Grain Transport Conundrum
DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends