• Applying nitrogen fertilizer to wheat in early spring

    Published on March 24, 2015

    The profitable production of winter wheat depends on an ample supply of fertilizer nitrogen. The following outlines some considerations for growers as they develop strategies for this year’s wheat crop.

  • Fertilizer prices ($ per ton) from May 2013 to February 2015. Data source: USDA Illinois Dept. of Ag Market News, Springfield, Illinois, cash prices for bulk purchases, granular form unless noted.

    Fertilizer prices slightly higher than in 2014

    Published on March 6, 2015

    The current retail prices of all major fertilizers are slightly higher compared to prices one year ago in 2014, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture statistics.