Retailers May Drop NH3
Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Oct 9, 2015 12:20 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Adam Casner is concerned that soon it will be tougher for him to find anhydrous ammonia in his area.

The Carrollton, Missouri, farmer received notice recently that one of his local fertilizer retailers has decided to stop selling anhydrous ammonia, the most economical form of nitrogen fertilizer for crops.

The retailer said it's giving up on ammonia due to coming changes to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) policies regarding how ammonia is regulated for fertilizer retailers, Casner said.

This leaves farmers like Casner with one less option when it comes to nitrogen fertilizer.

"Anhydrous ammonia is ...

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