Fertilizer pricing

Discussion in 'Fertilizer Application' started by phasthound, Sep 23, 2009.

  1. phasthound

    phasthound LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,165

    As has been noted before, we are seeing some movement in raw material costs. N is moving up, P & K are moving down very slightly. Organic matter is steady.

    What are you guys hearing?
  2. rcreech

    rcreech Sponsor
    Male, from OHIO
    Messages: 6,163

    Same thing here!

    N has already gone here about a month ago. No big movement...but it has started in the wrong direction!
  3. ICT Bill

    ICT Bill LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,115

    I read that China and India bought the rights to quite a bit of surplus about a month ago for spring 2010 trying to catch it on a dip. It has probably skewed the surplus numbers, it is the old supply and demand thing
  4. phasthound

    phasthound LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,165

    Yes it is, and the fact that China seems to be pulling out of the recession faster than we are.
  5. bx24

    bx24 LawnSite Senior Member
    from MA/TX
    Messages: 503

    Funny, N is the lower for me since if you buy rom large places, prices were locked in a LONG time ago..Heck, a bag for Urea is like $9 for 22K

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