Farmers Are Fans of Fertilizer Ruling

Farmers Are Fans of Fertilizer Ruling

Increased nitrogen fertilizer tariffs are out, and U.S. agriculture groups are celebrating. The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) ruled it wouldn’t impose additional tariffs after CF Industries filed a petition for urea ammonium nitrate tariffs on imports from...
U.S.-Friendly Fertilizer News

U.S.-Friendly Fertilizer News

Some potentially favorable news for U.S. fertilizer producers came this week, when the Department of Commerce ruled that imported urea ammonium nitrate fertilizers were unfairly subsidized and dumped in the U.S. at below-market prices. It’s not all good news. While...
Microbe’s Mic Drop Moment

Microbe’s Mic Drop Moment

A (not so) dynamic duo: Skyrocketing fertilizer prices and lack of availability have many farmers concerned for this season. According to the Purdue Ag Economy Barometer, 26% of farmers surveyed are having difficulty with fertilizer availability.   Average fertilizer...
That Sweet, Sweet Stench

That Sweet, Sweet Stench

Spring planting is underway. And with synthetic fertilizer prices skyrocketing into the stratosphere, #2 is becoming a #1 commodity. Fertilizer fallout: With demand up and supply down, fertilizer prices have officially entered crazy town. Last month, CRU Group out of...
USDA’s Fertilizer Fund Injection

USDA’s Fertilizer Fund Injection

The USDA is dolin’ out funds and turnin’ up the heat on fertilizer markets in an effort to spur domestic production and ensure competition. During the Commodity Classic, USDA Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack announced both an investment and an inquiry into the industry. ...