Nitrogen on the increase

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by greenngrow, Feb 21, 2003.

  1. greenngrow

    greenngrow LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 403

    Just wanted to drop everyone a thread about the ever rising cost of Urea.(Nitrogen).

    This will impact the mixed grade fertilizer and the Pre-m's that everyone uses. In some cases the cost will be over $3.00 per bag.

    I can already see it in the Farm side of the Fertilizer industry.

    Just FYI
     
  2. 1grnlwn

    1grnlwn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,261

    This is probably due to Natural gas speculation and oil. 1st round is already ordered and price locked. On subsequent apps it will be, get what you paid for. N cost more they get less N. I won't take it in the rear.

    Mark
     
  3. Randy Scott

    Randy Scott LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,915

    Already talked to my rep and their looking at only about $0.15 per bag increase, not too bad.
     

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