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DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends
Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter
Tue Aug 26, 2014 03:44 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Despite some retailers predicting cheaper fertilizer by the fall application season, it now appears retail prices will not see a significant price decrease, according to DTN's most recent national survey of fertilizer retailers. That should be much to the chagrin of farmers, whose commodities fell considerably during the growing season. Corn growers alone should see their incomes drop 34% this year, USDA noted in an updated outlook report Tuesday.

Six of the eight major fertilizers had lower prices compared to last month but none were down significantly. MAP had an average price of $607 per ton, potash ...

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