Integrated Crop Management News
 

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

10-4-2004

Abstract

Nitrogen (N) fertilizer prices have been high the past few years, and continue to be this fall. Additionally, other fertilizer products have increased in price, with supply shortages of potassium (K) fertilizer possible. Why is this occurring? Several factors are interacting to influence both supply and price. These include high natural gas price (main feedstock for manufacture of N fertilizer), closure of about one-quarter of the U.S.

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Iowa State University

Language

en

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