NORTHERN PLAINS NITROGEN TO ADD AMMONIA, UREA & UAN CAPACITY

Domestic nitrogen production is vital to the future of American agriculture. Supply constraints in Trinidad & Tobago, Middle Eastern unrest, FSU natgas curtailments and a Corn Belt that demands anhydrous ammonia along with a host of other supply/demand factors suggest domestic nitrogen — anhydrous in particular — could be a goldmine. The United States relies on imports to fill over half of its N needs each year, but as global competition for nutrient heats up, U.S. and Canadian growers will find themselves in an increasingly competitive supply environment.

*Article originally published on AgWeb.com, July 26, 2013. Click here to view full article.