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Fertilizer Market Update

FERT FOCUS – A WEEKLY REVIEW OF THE CROP NUTRIENTS MARKET. December 6, 2013 NH3 –Fall NH3 application has come to an end across most regions as sub-zero temperatures and snow move in. –Spring NH3 price indications are expected to be released early next week. –NH3 supply looks to be long, both domestically and internationally. […]

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Tips For Winterizing Your Sprayer

If you haven’t yet prepared your sprayer for a winter break and protection from the elements, it’s not too late! Here are a few tips to consider as you store your sprayer until next spring: -Check for any spray mix residue and rinse the whole system, including hoses, filters, nozzles and tanks using a rinsing […]

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Fertilizer Market Update

A WEEKLY REVIEW OF THE CROP NUTRIENTS MARKET November 15, 2013 NH3 • NH3 application has started in all areas and we are seeing increased demand daily. • Producers are indicating higher values for spring PPY NH3 when compared to Q4 values. • International supply is flat; no major shutdowns are anticipated. • NH3 trucks […]

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Palmer Amaranth Resistant to Atrazine and HPPD inhibitors Confirmed in Nebraska

University of Nebraska-Lincoln greenhouse studies have confirmed a Palmer amaranth population resistant to postemergence application of atrazine and HPPD-inhibiting herbicides (Callisto, Laudis, Armezon/Impact). This is the second report (after Kansas) of a Palmer amaranth population resistant to atrazine and the HPPD group of herbicides. Palmer amaranth, a member of the pigweed family, is a difficult-to-control […]

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