Decisive Blog

Adapting to Canada’s Changing Ag Landscape

Farming has been going through a lot of changes in recent years especially as the internet and handheld devices have landed on the farm and inside the tractor. […]

Decisive Farming Fertilizer Market Update

Seem familiar? Corn + Supply + Demand = High Urea Prices

Key take away: Sell part of 2013 crops and buy 2013 fertilizer/fuel to lock in likely the largest […]

By |July 25th, 2012|Farm Management, Fertilizer Prices|0 Comments

Fertilizer Market Update

Corn + Supply + Demand = High Urea Prices

As we head closer into the Western Canadian spring we have always seen a premium in fertilizer prices. Typically, […]

By |April 10th, 2012|Farm Management, Fertilizer Prices|0 Comments

Phosphate producers cutting production

With a recent decline in world phosphate prices manufacturers in the US and Russia have announced that they will be cutting production.  Manufacturers feel that the recent decline […]

By |January 3rd, 2012|Farm Management, Fertilizer Prices|0 Comments

Egyptian Nitrogen Facility Shut Down- firms supply and prices

In Egypt it is thought that 1 person may have been killed and a number of others wounded this past weekend in riots between the army and protesters. […]

By |November 15th, 2011|Fertilizer Prices|0 Comments

Ma-aden phosphate plant production delayed

The 3 million tpa phosphate plant in Saudi Arabia has been delayed to the end of March 2012.  With regards to impact for Western Canada, it is […]

By |October 5th, 2011|Farm Management, Fertilizer Prices|0 Comments

First Cargo of Ma’adan Phosphate Ships

It has been a long anticipated event and this past weekend the Ma’adan plant in Saudi Arabia loaded its first 25,000st phosphate cargo destined for India.  With production […]

By |August 22nd, 2011|Farm Management, Fertilizer Prices|0 Comments

Ma’aden phosphate plant takes on first contract- NEW production

The massive phosphate plant in Morocco that was set to come on stream in Q3 of 2011 has just confirmed their first contract of phosphate with India. Shipping […]

By |June 1st, 2011|Farm Management, Fertilizer Prices|0 Comments

Fertilizer prices set to soar, are we going back to 2008 prices?

I personally hope that we are not headed back to the days of $900 Urea and $1400 phosphate. For those of you with short memories, they weren’t good […]

By |May 26th, 2011|Farm Management, Fertilizer Prices|0 Comments

Fertilizer shortages this spring?

There have been many years in which I have heard and I am sure many growers have heard, “There will be a fertilizer shortage this spring”. I am […]

By |March 24th, 2011|Farm Management, Fertilizer Prices|0 Comments