Concerns about high fertilizer costs and availability have many farmers changing their traditional 50-50, corn-soybean rotations in favor of planting more soybean acres this season. But planting soybeans after soybeans could bring risks of yield loss. AgriGold Western Division Agronomy...
As fertilizer prices hit record highs, one company is helping farmers claw back nutrients they already bought with a new patent-pending, fast-acting biological to break down residue and release more nutrients for next season's crop. "Results show significant residue reduction...
While some farmers traditionally fertilize in the fall, in-season nitrogen applications offer may benefits, including maximizing fertilizer dollars amid record-breaking prices. A lot can happen to a field between a fall fertilizer application and spring planting. In-season applications not only...
Bloomberg writer Elizabeth Elkin reported on Friday that, “North American fertilizer prices rose the most in almost five months this week as a global competition for supplies means farmers could still have a ways to go before seeing relief...
Part one of a six-part series on compost utilization and management on farms. With fertilizer prices increasing, many farmers may look at using compost as a source of nutrients. This article is the first in a series of six articles...
Belarus has diverted potash shipments from Lithuania's Klaipeda port to Russian ports after Vilnius decided to halt the use of its railway for Belarus exports of the commodity, Belarusian Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko said on Tuesday. Lithuania stopped railway transit...
Synthetic nitrogen fertilizer is a major contributor to climate change and environmental pollution. Modern day agriculture was not developed to be highly nitrogen efficient and growers apply 22 million pounds of nitrogen fertilizer to crops in the U.S. annually,...
Citing three key factors in today's fertilizer markets, The Mosaic Company says it recognizes fertilizer prices have increased dramatically in the past several months. "We frankly empathize with the conundrums facing ag retailers and their customers-the growers," says Andy Jung,...
What if I told you that a major fertilizer company had used the government to help it monopolize the U.S. market while placing an undue burden on farmers? There is no way the government would do that nor would...
As input supply chain issues tighten budgets, growers will need to capitalize on their nitrogen investment by protecting what they apply to their fields. A recent peer-reviewed article concludes Duromide + NBPT reduces ammonia volatilization loss from urea by...
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