Free Online Training for Phosphorus Management

Dan Education, Fertilizer, This Land of Ours

A new program aims to help farmers manage phosphorus. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. A series of online training modules is now freely available to farmers, engineers, environmental consultants and others interested in designing on-farm systems to remove phosphorus from field runoff or subsurface drainage.  Available on the Internet, the modules comprise seven narrated videos, starting with a …


Fertilizer Prices Continue Dropping from Peak Levels in 2022

Dan Economy, Fertilizer, Fertilizer

After reaching historic highs in 2022, prices for major fertilizers have trended consistently lower since then. Farmdoc Daily from the University of Illinois says supply and demand fundamentals, as well as some resolution of the ongoing impacts of the Russia-Ukraine conflict, were contributing factors. Fertilizer prices peaked during the second quarter of 2022, when anhydrous ammonia reached $1,635 per ton …

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USDA Announces Fertilizer Production Grants

Dan Fertilizer, USDA-RD

While speaking at the annual meeting of the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA), Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced $500 million in grants is available to increase American-made fertilizer production. It’s an effort to spur competition and combat price hikes on U.S. farmers caused by the war in Ukraine. “Under the leadership of President Biden and Vice President …

Anuvia Showcases Bio-Based Fertilizer

Clint Thompson Fertilizer, Fertilizer

By Clint Thompson A new bio-based fertilizer from Anuvia Plant Nutrients provides row-crop farmers with a more efficient nutrient application while feeding the soil. SymTRX™ was the focus of a field day hosted by Anuvia in Chula, Georgia on July 19. Anuvia specialists talked about its impact on cotton, corn and peanuts; three high value crops in the Southeast. “Because …