• UN: Efficient Fertilizer Use Key to Clean Planet

    "Study claims efficient fertilizer use could result in net savings worth more than $170 million.
    A 20% improvement in fertilizer efficiency by 2020 would reduce nitrogen use by 20 million metric tons, according to a report...

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  • California hit by big freeze

    Californians are bundling up with sweaters and gloves and stocking up on firewood as they brace for several nights of freezing temperatures. 
    The National Weather Service is forecasting morning frost on San Diego beaches. Big Sur, on...

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  • Glencore's Deal for Viterra Clears Final Regulatory Hurdle

    MONTREAL — The $6.2 billion purchase of Viterra, Canada’s largest grain handler, cleared its final regulatory hurdle after approval by Chinese authorities.
    Glencore International, the leader of the takeover consortium, said...

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  • Dear FertilizerWorks Patrons

    It is with regret that we announce that the weekly posting of the Profercy Report has been discontinued at the request of the author.
    We have partnered with Profercy in this endeavor for a number of years and we are very appreciative of...

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  • Potash Mines Stall as Food Prices Climb

    "Alongside concerns about falling yields and rising food prices, potash producers are facing the short-term consequences of slow global growth and are deferring capital expenditures on new mines.

    The past two weeks have seen...

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