NEWS
Global Fertilizer Outlook - 5
Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Dec 22, 2014 03:10 PM CST

SAVANNAH, Ga. (DTN) -- Similar to the global outlook for phosphorus fertilizer, world demand for potash is on the rise because of a growing global population. However, U.S. farmers may decide to cut back on potash applications in the 2015 growing season because of lower crop prices which make profits potentially tight.

WORLD K DEMAND

Ken Taylor, vice president of business development and research for Intrepid Potash, Inc., said during his potash outlook at the 2014 Fertilizer Outlook and Technology Conference held last month that an increasing world population is pushing potash demand higher. With less arable land per person ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner Researchers have developed GE wheat that yields far better under hot conditions, a wheat gene is ...
  • Humane Livestock Handling on the Farm The American Farm Bureau Federation honored animal-handling expert Temple Grandin with a distingu...
  • Kubota Steps Up A new mid-range, high-horsepower M7 tractor moves this company into the row-crop arena.
  • Fines for Fringe Benefits A little-noticed rule in the Affordable Care Act could impose huge penalties on small business. I...
  • Clean Water Goes a Long Way Cleaning up 900 feet of a small creek in Kentucky brings rebirth to water once choked with sedime...
  • Beef Checkoff Effort Resumes Members of the eight organizations comprising the Beef Checkoff Enhancement Working Group were se...
  • Ag and Environment Outlook Agriculture continues to watch how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency implements the propos...
  • Surgery on Plastics Dharma Kodali's goal is to insert soybean oil in the basic ingredient list for PVC plastics.
  • Ask the Vet What might have been wrong with a calf that died early with swollen joints?
Related News Stories
(none currently available)