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fert prices will soon increase

americanlawn

LawnSite Fanatic
Location
midwest
Heard this very recently from two major suppliers. Both offered current prices for summer products. Don't have to take delivery - just have to book the order soon. Both said after March 1st, prices will increase (especially nitrogen).

Anybody else hearing this? Thanks.
 

phasthound

LawnSite Fanatic
Location
Mt. Laurel, NJ
Heard this very recently from two major suppliers. Both offered current prices for summer products. Don't have to take delivery - just have to book the order soon. Both said after March 1st, prices will increase (especially nitrogen).

Anybody else hearing this? Thanks.
Yes, we're holding prices until mud-March.
 

SOONER GREEN

LawnSite Member
Location
OKLA CITY,OK
It's true. They haven't moved alot since the first of the year, but they are supposed to be increasing in the spring. It would be a good time to do an early order and get extended terms, or use something like the spread it & forget it.
 

ICT Bill

LawnSite Platinum Member
Location
Howard County MD
It's true. They haven't moved alot since the first of the year, but they are supposed to be increasing in the spring. It would be a good time to do an early order and get extended terms
Nitrogen prices have been climbing, they may go higher but I don't think as much as 1 1/2 years ago when they went through the roof
 

grassman177

LawnSite Fanatic
hope not, but we are eliminating some P and K to save dollars, and not apply what is not needed. of course some newer lawns will still need it due to poor soils void of any real nutrients.

thinking still of offering organics as options, need to finish that thought process b4 it is too late, spring will come soon
 

Grandview

LawnSite Gold Member
Location
WI
Nitrogen generally spikes upward in March and April with seasonal demand.
July it generally falls back. Upward spike this spring looks to be muted.
 
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