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By Marko Manoukian
P. C. Extension Agent 

Skyrocketing fertilizer cost up 100 percent or more than in 2020

 

January 19, 2022



For many agriculture producers an increase in fertilize cost after a year of drought, the fourth largest in the state’s history is like rubbing “salt in a wound”. Many outlets are reporting the travesty. Lane Norland of Montana Ag Network (December 27, 2021 YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vpvv3UmBpCE) reported the following price increases compared to 2020:

-Ammonia - 210%

- Liquid Nitrogen - 159%

- Urea - 155%

-Monoammonium phosphate (MAP) - 125%

- Di-ammonium phosphate (DAP) - 100%

-Potash - 134%

Producers should use soil sampling to determine the soil nutrient level...



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