Summit Carbon Solutions Partners with Blue Ammonia Project to Decarbonize Ag Supply Chain

summit carbon logo

AMES, Iowa (January 10, 2022) – Summit Carbon Solutions is pleased to announce a new partnership with Northern Plains Nitrogen (“NPN”) in its carbon capture and storage project, which is focused on decarbonizing the agriculture and biofuels industries. NPN is developing a world-scale blue ammonia plant near Grand Forks, North Dakota, which will supply a … Read more

Fertilizer Crisis Means Higher Prices for Every Plate of Food

Posted on: Prices for crop nutrients soar to records as the global energy squeeze hits production. Fertilizer is so vital to Walter do Carmo Padua Jr.’s coffee trees that he can’t imagine producing any beans without it. That’s a problem because getting his hands on the stuff is now harder than any time in … Read more

DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends Nitrogen Fertilizer Prices Close in on All-Time Highs as UAN32 Breaks Record

Posted on: MT JULIET, Tenn. (DTN) — The retail fertilizer price spike continues, with seven of the eight major fertilizers tracked by DTN posting significant gains and one setting a new record. UAN32 cost an average of $522 per ton in the fourth week of October, the highest in DTN’s 13 years of gathering … Read more

Nitrogen Fertilizers Market Review 2015-2019 and Forecast to 2030 – Urea Fertilizers Witnessing Rapid Growth; Global Urea Capacity to Reach 226 Metric Tons by 2021

Posted on GlobalNewswire Dublin, Feb. 11, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Nitrogen Fertilizers Global Market Report 2020” report has been added to’s offering. The global nitrogen fertilizers market was worth $ 54.61 billion in 2019. It is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7% and reach $70.62 billion by … Read more

World Fertilizer Trends and Outlook to 2020

FAO, in collaboration with other members of the Fertilizer Outlook Expert  Group dealing with fertilizer production, consumption and trade, annually provides five-year forecasts of world and regional nitrogen, phosphate and potassium fertilizer supply, demand and potential balance. […] Click here to download the full report (PDF document)

DARIN ANDERSON: Fertilizer plant faces one more hurdle: Money

VALLEY CITY, N.D.—Northern Plains Nitrogen achieved an important benchmark recently in its effort to build a state-of-the-art fertilizer facility in Grand Forks. A “Permit to Construct” was issued by the North Dakota Department of Health’s Division of Air Quality, clearing the last of permitting hurdles for the project. The milestone is a good time to … Read more

Northern Plains Nitrogen gets final permit for N.D. fertilizer project

A proposed nitrogen fertilizer plant just northwest of Grand Forks took another forward step today when the North Dakota Department of Health issued a “permit to construct” after analyzing the facility’s air quality impact. A news release this afternoon said Northern Plains Nitrogen has received all necessary permits for the $2 billion project. The final … Read more


BISMARCK — The State Water Commission granted permission Friday for Grand Forks to pump additional water from its wastewater lagoons and the Red River to meet the needs of a proposed fertilizer plant and other industrial users. Northern Plains Nitrogen is proposing a $1.85 billion, 340-acre fertilizer plant on the north edge of Grand Forks. Construction is … Read more


BISMARCK, N.D. _ Urea plants to start operating in about two years could supply the entire state of North Dakota, and then some. “We have a lot of demand in the state and a lot of demand in the region,” said Dave Franzen, a North Dakota State University Extension soil specialist. The use of urea, … Read more


Officials with a North Dakota company and a Chinese engineering firm sat down at the state Capitol on Monday to sign a memorandum of understanding that could lead to a large fertilizer plant in the state. Signing the document were Darin Anderson, chairman of Northern Plains Nitrogen LLP of Grand Forks, and Wang Lvbei, vice … Read more