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A natural boost

Richard Ewing and Deepika Thapliyal, ICIS, UK, analyse natural gas as an increasingly powerful resource for fertilizer manufacturing.


Planting seeds of potential for potash

With potash playing a key role in meeting agriculture’s needs with 95% of it being used as fertilizer, World Fertilizer’s Assistant Editor Harleigh Hobbs spoke to Punkaj Gupta, Joint Managing Director & Group Chief Executive of Essel Group ME, about the company, its flagship potash project and the future of the industry.


A balancing act

Kate Wilcock, ICIS, UK, details the potential of a brief pardon for the global potash market with the second half of 2016 seeing price improvements but 2017 and beyond may be far from balanced.


Unsteady waters for phosphates

Phosphate markets are expected to come under pressure as new capacity starts up, supply begins to catch up with demand and prices weaken. Juan von Gernet and Chris Lawson, CRU Group, UK, report.


Weathering a fertilizer storm

In the September issue, Laura Cross, Integer Research, UK, illustrated the mixed fortunes of cyclical weakness in the nitrogen market: producer competitiveness and investment activity.


An accurate measure

One of the world’s largest phosphate mines has turned to Siemens for accurate production rate measuring, as Matt Morrissey, Siemens Canada, explained in Dry Bulk Autumn 2016.


Global Fertilizer Day launches on 13 October

On 13 October 2016, international agriculture professionals will gather in London to celebrate fertilizers and their essential role in sustaining the growing population.


A significant impact

In Dry Bulk's Spring issue, Ben Farey, CRU, UK, considers the impact of China on the global markets for fertilizer feedstocks.


Agrium to acquire Cargill's US business

Agrium Inc. has announced a purchase agreement between its Crop Production Services (CPS) and Cargill AgHorizons for the acquisition of 18 Ag-retail locations.


FACT to boost output

India's Fertiliser and Chemicals Travancore Ltd (FACT) aims to boost output to 1 million t in 2016/17.