High fertilizer prices adversely affecting farm operation finances

Brandon, Hembree
January 2006
Southeast Farm Press;1/4/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p38
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the impact of high fertilizer prices on the agriculture. It is a matter of concern for growers and farmers that the prices of the fertilizers are going up. The rising prices are upsetting the business of the farmers. The farmers are not only facing the economical challenges but also fighting with the declining agricultural productivity. The main reasons of the high prices are high cost of natural gas which is a prime material for all nitrogen materials. The fertilizer industry has urged the government to make federal regulations for fertilizer products.


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