Input Costs Chasing Commodity Prices

Gantz, Henry
February 2008
Cotton Grower;Feb2008, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p56
The article provides an overview of the increase of nitrogen fertilizer price in the U.S. In 2005, U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) average grower price of nitrogen solution was $243 per ton. In January 2008, survey result on retail price of nitrogen was $400 to $435 per ton. Moreover, it noted that the increase of nitrogen price accounts the strong demand of fertilizer. Chart that depicts the price of nitrogen fertilizer is also presented.


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