Fertiliser's Rise & Rise!

September 2008
Australian Horticulture;Sep2008, Vol. 106 Issue 9, p7
The article focuses on the factors the have driven the rise in fertiliser prices in Australia in 2008. The increased crop production amidst several factors such as commodity price surge, and the increase in natural gas prices caused the fertilizer costs to climb, according to the Australian Competition Consumer Commission (ACCC). The prices for di-ammonium phosphate (DAP) have also increased for seven years ending March 2007. The ACCC, then, reported an increase at $1110 per ton of DAP during the 14-month period ending May 2008.


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